Collete Carey sent along the following:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DALLAS (June 3, 2008) – HDNet Fights announced today that it is partnering with Adrenaline MMA for a multi-fight deal.
The announcement bolsters HDNet's position as “THE Home of MMA” with the most live MMA events of any network in the world. In 2008, HDNet has already broadcast eleven live events from its growing network of partners including Strikeforce', IFL, DREAM, Sportfight, MFC and Ring of Combat. HDNet Fights has four more live events scheduled for June.
“With this partnership, HDNet Fights and Adrenaline will feature some of the top heavyweights in the world,” said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. “Again, HDNet Fights makes good on the promise to make HDNet the go-to network for MMA action.”
The first event will air LIVE on HDNet from the Sears Center in Chicago, IL on June 14th at 9:30PM Eastern. Adrenaline MMA's second event on September 6th from the i wireless Center in Illinois will feature Tim Sylvia, who will be coming off the biggest fight his career which is scheduled for July against Fedor Emelianenko.
About HDNet Fights
HDNet Fights (www.hdnetfights.com) is one of the leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organizations in the country. Founded by Mark Cuban, HDNet Fights promotes, produces and airs over 24 live MMA events annually for broadcast on HDNet. HDNet Fights is unique as a unifying force in the MMA industry, partnering with leading promoters, including M-1, Sportfight, IFL, Ring of Combat, DREAM and others to offer the quality match-ups and productions that MMA fans demand.
Founded in 2007, HDNet Fights is led by CEO Andrew Simon while company operations are handled by Dallas MMA legend and former UFC champion, Guy Mezger.
HDNet (www.hd.net) is the home for HDNet Fights and is the leader in offering live MMA broadcasts and the leading news and information show for MMA fans, “Inside MMA”.
In addition, HDNet provides viewers with the best in original news, sports, music and entertainment programming. From “Dan Rather Reports”, to championship sports coverage from the NHL, NASCAR and Major League Soccer to “Guys Night In” every Friday and the HDNet Concert Series every Sunday, HDNet offers great programming with the world's best picture quality.
Launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and General Manager and COO Philip Garvin, the HDNet networks are available on AT&T, Bright House Networks, Charter Communications, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and more than 40 NCTC cable affiliate companies. For more information visit www.hd.net.
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