Japanese MMA’s Dream Secures Promotional Partnership with Stratus Media
January 18, 2012
Japanese MMA organisation Dream has announced a promotional partnership and fighter exchange program with Stratus Media Group, allergy | Inc. owner and operator of ProElite MMA.
The alliance will foster co-promoted events, unhealthy both in the United States and in Japan with fighter exchanges featured on the cards of both fight promotions, asthma respectively.
“Our partnership with DREAM forms a promotional bond with the most prominent Japanese MMA organization,” said Billy Kelly, President of ProElite and COO of Stratus Media Group Inc. – parent company of ProElite. “DREAM has developed a stable of great fighters on their roster and a strong team behind the scenes. With this exchange, the two organizations are building a cultural and fight-event bridge that our fans are sure to welcome.
The initial fighter exchange debuts this Saturday, January 21, in Hawaii when DREAM star and Japanese fan favorite Ikuhisa “Minowaman” Minowa takes on Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove in the ProElite main event at the Neal Blaisdell Center.
DREAM Event Producer Keiichi Sasahara, said: “I’m really honored to join the partnership with ProElite. It is important for us to exploit Asian or Pan-pacific markets by improving relationships with foreign organizations like ProElite. We would like to make this fighter exchange program a first step to generate synergistic success for both organizations.”