For Immediate Release: Tampa FL 05/06/09
FightZone TV Adds European Flavor By Partnering With Cage Wars Championship UK
FightZone TV, in their third year of nationally broadcasting the Best of Independent MMA Programming from around the country, will now have to change that to “Around the World” as Cage Wars Championship and FightZone TV have linked across the Atlantic to deliver premium European MMA to the US audience.
“We are delighted to become part of the FightZone Family,” said Patrick Mooney, Creative Operational Officer for CWC.
“FightZone has been building the sport of MMA at a grass roots level for some time now and all their hard work has moved them into over 20 million US homes multiple times weekly.
This is the first time the CWC brand has given their live event to a TV network in the USA and we could not be happier.
The CWC brand is now one of the leading native European Cage MMA events and continues to grow the sport of MMA throughout the UK and Europe.
Having FightZone as our US partner is the perfect way to continue our quest to deliver quality European MMA product to the fans in the US. This is a historical day for European MMA and all the young talent that has yet to be seen in America. CWC puts the sport first, and that is why we fit well with FightZone. We look forward to a long and productive relationship with FightZone TV.”
FightZone TV co-owner, Al Martino states, ” We could not be more excited to bring our MMA fans some of Europe's finest fighters. Every since my partner, FightZone Co-Owner and Commentator Extraordinaire, Jay Adams and I started this venture in 2007, we have been fortunate enough to work with some of the finest regional MMA promoters in the country and their consistency in always delivering a superior product is a big part of our success and the demand for our broadcasts. Adding CWC to our growing family of MMA partners Library such as RFC, UWC, XFA, WFC, Mainstream. CFC, RCC, Pure Combat and many others will only strengthen our new goal of bringing the Best MMA fights and Interviews from around the World to our audience. Plus we're looking forward to Jay learning another language – English. Fresh off of the incredible exposure of hosting 3 straight events streamed live on Sherdog to hundreds of thousands of Internet viewers, he can't wait to work the next live Cage Wars Event being planned in Spain this summer. “
This year Cage Wars Championship will deliver 5 events from their live catalog and all the upcoming events for 2009. The first 5 events will feature top European and International talent such as Sami Schiavo (France), Colin Robinson (Ireland), Jason Jones (Holland), James Head (USA), Augusto Frota (Brazil), Vincent Latoel (Holland), Tommi Ninimakki (Finland), Bogdan Cristea (Croatia), Michael Kita (Poland), Heman Gipson (USA), Paul McVeigh (UK), Peter Duncan (UK), Colin McKee (N. Ireland), Jimmy Mills (USA), Daniel Tabera (Spain), Tim Estes (USA), Thomas Ahrens (USA), Danny Ver Bergen (Holland), Jeff Monson (USA), Dan Severn (USA), JC Pennington (USA), Arno Rotgans (Holland), Bryan Goldsby (USA), Casimir Bendy (France), Reuben Vasquez (Spain), Thomas Karlsson (Finland), Ivan Mussardo (Italy), Cristian Binda (Italy), Marcello Lopez (Switzerland), Luis Wagner (Brazil), Michael Angelista (Holland), Moen Takalou (Holland), Sergej Maslobojev (Lithuania), Aurelius Kerpe (Lithuania), James Orso (USA), Jonatas Novaes (Brazil) and many others.
To keep up-to-date with CWC visit www.cagewars.co.uk
Currently airing on FightZone TV in May is Xtreme Fighting Association from Las Vegas. The XFA is all about exciting, knock down, knock out fighting and that’s exactly what you’ll see in the second installment of XFA: Xtreme Fights. Top female fighters like Amy Davis and Miriam Nakamoto both have tremendously exciting fights in this show, and Vernon “Tiger” White takes on no knuckles Muay Thai champ Anthony “Hitman” Brown during this show. Add in Canadian sensation Mark Holst and this episode of XFA: Xtreme Fights is packed with non-stop XFA action. For more info visit www.xfalive.com
Next up in June will be Cage Wars “Decade.”