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Photo Release — Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski Makes His First Los Angeles Area Appearance At the SOYO Group
SOYO and Andrei Arlovski Team Up Again for Special Sales Event to promote His New Line of Pit Bull Series LCD HDTVs
ONTARIO, Calif., July 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) — SOYO Group Inc. (OTCBB:SOYO), an innovative provider of computer, consumer electronics and broadband telecommunications products, today announced that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski will make his first appearance in the Los Angeles area on July 28, 2007. Arlovski will be on-hand to sign autographs, have pictures taken, and promote his new Pit Bull Series LCD HDTVs. The appearance will take place during SOYO's annual warehouse sale at SOYO's headquarters, 1420 S. Vintage Avenue in Ontario, California from 10 AM to 12 PM.
A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.primenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3940
Arlovski says, “I'm looking forward to continuing to work with SOYO. This is a great chance for me to hang out with my fans in the Los Angeles area. I am also looking forward to being able to continue donating to the Ryan Bennett Memorial Fund with the proceeds from my Pit Bull Series TVs.”
The Pit Bull Series LCD HDTV provides the opportunity for MMA and UFC fans to own a piece of memorabilia from one of the most well-respected athletes in UFC and MMA. A portion of the proceeds from Pit Bull Series LCD HDTV sales will go directly to the Ryan Bennett Memorial Fund. SOYO and Arlovski are very passionate about this charity, which helps the family of avid MMA fan Ryan Bennett who was killed in a car accident in 2006.
About Andrei Arlovski
With an MMA record of 13 wins, 5 losses, the former heavyweight champ stands 6'4″ and weighs a lean 240 pounds. Originally from Minsk, Belarus, he now resides in Chicago, IL. Known as “The Pit Bull” for his aggressive and exciting style of fighting, Arlovski is one of the most well-known and respected athletes in the sport today. Additional photos, videos and biographical content can be found on http://www.arlovski.tv and www.myspace.com/Arlovski
About The Ryan Bennett Memorial Fund
The Ryan Bennett Memorial Fund was created on behalf of Ryan Bennett, an avid MMA fan who was tragically killed in a car accident in Fillmore, Utah, in 2006. In the vehicle on that fateful day was Ryan's family; they all survived the accident but aside from the loss of their father they have had to recover from serious injuries. The organization is run by his friends, and donations are being used to help his wife and four children recover from their own serious injuries and care for each other during their time of need. For more information on this organization or to donate, please visit http://www.ryanbennett.org
About SOYO Group
SOYO Group Inc. is an innovative provider of consumer electronics, such as LCD Monitors, LCD Televisions, LCD Furniture, and Bluetooth, Portable Storage and broadband telecommunications products and services. Headquartered in Ontario, California, with additional sales offices in South America, SOYO Group sells its products through an extensive network of authorized distributors, resellers, system integrators, VARs, retailers, mail-order catalogs and e-tailers. Products are sold under the SOYO, Dragon, Onyx, Dymond, Honeywell, Le Vello, and Prive brand names. For more information, please visit http://www.soyogroup.com.
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