Shine Fights 1-Night Grand Prix Tourney Set, Ticket Info, More

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By MATT BOONE
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Donald Tremblay from Shine Fights sent along the following to MMANEWS.COM:

For immediate release:

TICKETS FOR SHINE FIGHTS SEPT 10 GRAND PRIX FORMAT ARE ON SALE VIA TICKETMASTER.COM AND THE PATRIOT CENTER BOX OFFICE

Eight MMA Fighters To Compete For One Night in Single Elimination Tournament in Fairfax, VA.

FAIRFAX, VA (August 16, 2010) – Tickets for Shine Fights Promotions' highly-anticipated Sept 10 return to the MMA ring are now on sale, it was announced today by Shine Fights COO Jason Chambers. Shine Fights' Grand Prix format–an eight-man, single-elimination tournament taking place in one night–will be the first such event held in the United States in more than 15 years. The Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA will host the electrifying event, which will also be broadcast live on PPV by MultiVision Media, Inc., beginning at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST. The suggested retail price is $29.99.

Tickets, priced at $350, $154, $94, $74, $64, $44, and $24, went on sale Saturday morning (August 14) at 10a.m. EST and are now available at tickemaster.com.

The Patriot Center is very pleased to host Shine Fights Grand Prix Lightweight Tournament on Friday, September 10, 2010. We look forward to a fantastic Mixed Martial Arts tournament and feel it will be great for fans in the Washington, D.C. area, said Barry Geisler, General Manager of the Patriot Center.

The Grand Prix tournament is sanctioned by the Virginia State Athletic Commission, but will be contested under Nevada State Athletic Commission rules. Each of the eight 155 lb fighters will be paired-off in the tournament's opening round, with the four winners moving on to round two. The two winners of round two will move on to the tournament's final round and battle for the championship. The single-elimination format means that the tournament winner will need to win three bouts that evening. (In case of injury there will be two alternate bouts)

Shine Fights COO, Jason Chambers said I am so proud to see that Shine is providing MMA fans with a grand prix tournament that has been so desired. This tournament will show true competition and true fighting in the purest form.

Rounds one and two of the tournament will be composed of two 5-minute rounds. They will also have a 3-minute overtime if needed to decide a winner. Round three (Finals) will increase to three 5-minute rounds.

The MMA showdown will be beamed on PPV on cable and satellite in the United States and Canada. The event will be in High Definition and it will be available in both English and Spanish (where available). The MMA showdown will be distributed live on Pay Per View beginning at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST by Multi Vision Media, Inc. The suggested retail price is $29.95.

Ticket Information: Tickets for the Mixed Martial Arts Tournament at the Patriot Center on Friday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. are $350.00, $154, $94.00, $74.00, $64.00, $44.00 and $24.00 (plus applicable service charges) and are on sale. Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or via Phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT, 202-397-SEAT or 410-547-SEAT. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035. For more information please visit www.patriotcenter.com. Follow us on Facebook (PatriotCenter) or on Twitter (@patriotcenter).

To learn more about Shine Fight Promotions, visit www.shinefights.com or follow the organization on Twitter @ShineFights, Myspace (www.myspace.com/ShineFights), YouTube (www.youtube.com/ShineFights) or become a fan on Facebook.

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