SUN Welcomes MMA Stars to Art of War 2
Top MMA Fighters to Appear at Austin Fight
DALLAS, TX — (MARKET WIRE) — May 08, 2007 — SUN Sports & Entertainment Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SSPE) announced today that some of the top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighters will be in Austin for the Art of War 2, May 11th, 2007 in Austin, TX, at the Austin Convention Center.
SUN CEO, CJ Comu stated, “I am delighted to have some of the biggest names in the sport at Austin. Fighters such as World Number 9 Ranked Middleweight Frank 'twinkle toes' Trigg (former UFC and Pride Heavyweight), World Number 2 Ranked Welterweight George 'Rush' St. Pierre (former UFC World Champion), Mark 'the Hammer' Coleman (former UFC and Pride Top Ranked Challenger), UFC Middleweight Fighter Travis Lutter, and Dallas, TX, Heavyweight Tra 'Trauma' Telligman (former UFC and Pride Top Contender) are scheduled to appear at the Fight. With this recent news, we should draw even larger crowds than anticipated.”
The Fight in Austin features three-time former UFC Contender Wes “the project” Sims that has an equally balanced fan club of those that love & hate Wes. The 6'10″ legend is not shy about where he stands in his career. The outspoken Sims has made several off camera comments that have caused an increase in security along with changes in his training and appearance schedules. The fans in Austin are looking for a great Fight Night and SUN intends to deliver a Knock Out!
SUN is delighted to welcome these Stars of the MMA Industry to Austin, TX.
The Art of War 2 will be shot and produced by Mark Cuban's Company HDNet, that will produce two ninety minute DVD's (similar to Art of War 1 on March 9th in Dallas, TX).The Team of HDNet will be conducting fighter interviews pre-production and post-production and will have the final two part series of the fight broadcast televised on the HDNet Network. HDNet is the first national television network broadcasting all of its programming in 1080i HD, the highest-quality format of high-definition television (HDTV). All HDNet programming is broadcast in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, and is DVR compatible.
Launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and General Manager Philip Garvin, HDNet and HDNet Movies are available on 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.
HDNet (www.hd.net) provides viewers with the best in original comedy, drama, news, sports and music programming. HDNet is your exclusive, high-definition home for popular, critically acclaimed original programming, including television's only HD news feature programs “HDNet World Report”, “NASA on HDNet” (presenting live shuttle launches through 2010), and, “Dan Rather Reports” featuring legendary journalist Dan Rather. HDNet presents championship sports coverage featuring the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, NASCAR Grand National Division, boxing and Mixed Martial Arts; groundbreaking music programming with the HDNet Concert Series featuring leading artists and bands including U2, Eminem, Gwen Stefani and more, plus original music programs “Sound Off with Matt Pinfield”, and True Music w/Katie Daryl”; entertaining interview shows including “Face 2 Face with Roy Firestone” and “Higher Definition”, in addition to fun and irreverent lifestyle programming including “Geek to Freak with Dennis Rodman”, “Deadline!”, “Art Mann Presents”, and “Get Out!” HDNet is also the exclusive high-definition home to the critically acclaimed and award-winning programs such as the Emmy Award winning “Arrested Development”, “Star Trek: Enterprise”, “Dead Like Me”, “Smallville”, “Joan of Arcadia”, “Boomtown” and “Andy Richter Controls the Universe”.
SUN is a Professional Sports & Entertainment Marketing Company. SUN Production Group is a Certified Texas Combat Sports Promoter and produces World Class Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts. The properties of SUN (www.sunorganization.com), Art of War (www.artofwarlive.com) and International Fighters Association (www.ifapro.com) are pending trademarks.
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