Stephane Patry from TKO sent along the following:
BRAZILIAN SUPERSTAR PELE TO MAKE TKO DEBUT!
MMA LEGEND PELE WILL HEADLINE ALREADY STACKED TKO 32 LINEUP!
(MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA) — January 18th 2008 -Great news for Canadian MMA fans today as TKO announces the signature of MMA Legend Jose Landi-Jons, better known as PELE, to be featured in the main event of TKO 32. Pele brings a mountain of experience with him in the TKO organization. In fact, he was one of the only fighters to defeat former UFC champion, Matt Hughes! His fight biography reads like a who’s who list of top fighters including: Chuck Liddell, Renato Sobral, Lee Murray, Pat Miletich, Dave Menne, Travis Lutter, Evangelista Santos and Carlos Newton. Pele brings an aggressive and exciting fighting style with him and rarely ever lets it go to the judge's hands. He hails from Curitiba , Brazil and he’s fought all over the world including several times in PRIDE Fighting Championships. On February 28th, at TKO 32, he will make his TKO debut – his opponent will be announced shortly.
Stay tuned to TKOMMA.TV to learn who his opponent will be and for all the latest news and interviews for TKO 32. Tickets are available by calling 1-800-361-4595 or 514-790-1245. Tickets will also be available at the Admission’s Ticket Offices at the Bell Centre! Check out www.TKOMMA.tv for the latest updates on this incredible 12 fight action packed MMA card!