Bas Rutten & Tiffany Fallon To Co-Host “IFL Battleground”


Legendary MMA Champion and 2005 “Playmate of the Year” to Give
Viewers the Play by Play Inside and Outside of the Ring

NEW YORK, March 6, 2007 — The International Fight League (OTC.BB:
IFLI), the world’s first team-based professional mixed martial arts
league, and MyNetworkTV today announced that Sebastian “Bas” Rutten and
Tiffany Fallon will co-host “IFL Battleground.” The two-hour show
premieres on MyNetworkTV, Monday, March 12 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).

“Tiffany and Bas are the perfect co-host team for ‘IFL
Battleground,'” said Greg Meidel, President, MyNetworkTV. “His invaluable
knowledge of the sport, coupled with her cunning personality makes them
the ideal choice for this type of program.

“IFL Battleground” follows the athletes, coaches and personalities
of the International Fight League, the world’s first professional
mixed martial arts organization to compete in a team format. Cameras will
capture the stories both in and out of the ring, bringing fans all of
the event and behind the scenes action. Segments will take viewers up
close during the competition and also into the locker rooms, training
routines, and home lives of this diverse group that is part of the
world’s fastest growing professional and recreational sport.

“We are very pleased to have two great personalities…an MMA expert
like Bas and a rising star like Tiffany…to present this sport to the
largest audience possible,” said IFL co-founder and CEO Gareb Shamus.
“New fans will be able to get Tiffany’s perspective on the
goings-on of the lives of these great athletes and coaches, while Bas’
expertise in MMA will give both the MMA fan and the casual observer unique
insight into what’s going on during the fight action. It’s a very
solid balance we think everyone will enjoy.”

Known for her intelligence and quick wit on camera, Fallon is widely
regarded as one of the great new faces in television. The former Miss
Georgia has been featured in dozens of commercials and has held on-camera
roles for Spike TV, E! and TBS A graduate of Florida State
University with a degree in Sports Management, Fallon was selected as
Playboy’s “Playmate of the Year” in 2005.

Rutten is one of the most colorful and well-respected personalities in
the MMA world. The 41 year-old Dutchman competed professionally for
over 20 years in various MMA disciplines, holding titles in the Pancrase
(the Japanese precursor to MMA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship
(UFC) heavyweight division title. Following his retirement he moved on
to coaching, acting and broadcasting, landing roles on TV shows, such
as “Martial Law” and “The King of Queens,” as well as three
movies, “The Eliminator,” “The Vault” and “The Kingdom of
Ultimate Power.” He was also the color commentator on PRIDE’s Fighting
Championship events, where his sense of humor and intimate knowledge of
the sport immediately made him a fan favorite.

Each of the nine regular season IFL events consists of four teams —
each with an athlete in all five weight classes competing — for a
minimum of 10 bouts per card. The team that wins the best three of five
match setup will be declared the team winner for the match, similar to
collegiate and high school wrestling meets. The IFL also differs from
other MMA organizations in that the bouts are held in an oversized
five-rope boxing ring with three, four-minute rounds, each designed to create
the most compelling in-arena experience for local fans.

Each of the 12 IFL teams for 2007 will compete in three regular season
events; the teams with the top four overall win-loss team records will
advance to the semi-finals, which will be held on Thursday, August 2,
at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. The 2007 IFL
Finals will then be held at The Forum in Los Angeles on Saturday,
September 15.

About the IFL
International Fight League (IFL) is the world’s first professional
mixed martial arts sports league. IFL has its headquarters in New York,
NY and offices in Las Vegas, NV. For more information about IFL,
please see:

About MyNetworkTV
MyNetworkTV is a primetime general entertainment broadcast television
network. Targeted to Adults 18-49 and broadcast television’s only all
Hi-Definition network, it reaches over 95% of the country. MyNetworkTV
provides its affiliates 12 hours of programming Monday through
Saturday. Currently, MyNetworkTV airs Twentieth Television’s dramas
“Wicked Wicked Games,” starring Oscar-winning actress Tatum O’Neal, and
“Watch Over Me,” with Dayanara Torres, Casper Van Dien and Catherine
Oxenberg. For more information, please visit

International Fight League — Jerry Milani, 917/797-5663,
[email protected]
MyNetworkTV — Jessica Schweitzer, 212-301-3817,
[email protected]

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