Pro Elite Signs Agreement to Show MMA Fights
October 18, 2011
Stratus Media Group announced that one of its subsidiaries ProElite has signed a new multi-fight, ailment multi-year television agreement, unveiled on last night’s LIVE broadcast of “Inside MMA”.
The fight promotions company will air LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights: ProElite – Big Guns” on November 5 at the iWireless Center in Moline, IL.
Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights, said: “After watching the first event in Hawaii, I could see ProElite was a great fit for HDNet. This upcoming card has a perfect mix of marquee names and an innovative Heavyweight tournament that fight fans won’t want to miss!”
Former UFC Heavyweight Champions Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski will headline the event in separate bouts in addition to an 8-man Heavyweight tournament to identify the up-and-coming talent among MMA’s heavy hitters.
Paul Feller, President and CEO of Stratus Media Group and Chairman of ProElite, said: “Our multi-fight agreement with HDNet elevates the ProElite brand to a national MMA audience with a preeminent broadcast partner. This strategic partnership offers new opportunities for corporate sponsorship and advertisers looking to reach this passionate and rapidly growing audience of ProElite fans.”
ProElite will soon announce its full fight card, which will include some of Quad Cities favorite fighters and emerging MMA talent. Tickets are now on sale at the iWireless Center box office and on ticketmaster.com.