NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliance MMA, Inc. ("Alliance MMA" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:AMMA), a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company that brings together the best regional productions to build the next generation of MMA champions, is promoting a busy, action-packed month ahead in June featuring three events hosted by three different Alliance MMA promotions.
“Alliance MMA is kicking off Summer 2017 with a lot of heat in the cage in June,” said Alliance MMA president Rob Haydak. “We have a total of three events stretching across three major media markets. Iron Tiger Fight Series is beginning a new relationship with a new venue, V3Fights is bringing in Alliance champions from around the nation, and National Fighting Championship is closing out the month with their 96th event.”
On Saturday June 17, Alliance MMA will host two events on one night. In Memphis, Tennessee V3Fights is promoting V3Fights 60 at the Minglewood Hall. The V3 Legion returns to their Mid-south home for the very first crossover event featuring champions from three different Alliance MMA promotions. In the Main event Jaleel Willis will take on Nolan Norwood for the inaugural V3 welterweight title. In the Co-main event V3 featherweight champion Bryce “Thug Nasty” Mitchell will face Hoosier Fight Club featherweight champion Chepe “Machine Gun” Mariscal. Tickets for V3Fights 60 can be purchased at bit.ly/V3Fights60.
On the same night in Columbus, Ohio, Iron Tiger Fight Series returns to host their 73rd Ohio-based event. The show will be held at a new venue for Iron Tiger, “Express Live!” In the main event, bantamweight champion Alfred Leisure is set to go against Rell Hodge. Tickets for Iron Tiger Fight Series 73 can be purchased at CageTix.com/ITFS.
On June 30, Alliance MMA’s recently acquired Georgia-based promotion National Fighting Championship is promoting NFC 96 at the Electric Cowboy in Kennesaw, Georgia. The main event of the evening will be a battle between two local fighters, Clay Harvison versus Brandon Longano. Tickets for NFC 96 can be purchased at https://nfc.thundertix.com.
About Alliance MMA, Inc.
Alliance MMA (NASDAQ:AMMA) is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) company that brings together the best regional productions. Alliance MMA's mission is to identify and cultivate the next generation of fighters and champions for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and other premier MMA promotions.
With some of the world’s leading MMA promotions under the Alliance MMA umbrella, the organization aims eventually to host in excess of 125 events per year, showcasing more than 1,000 fighters. Alliance MMA is also dedicated to generating live original sports media content, attracting an international fan base, and securing major brand sponsorship revenue for live MMA events, digital media, and Alliance MMA fighters.
MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport with worldwide fans of approximately 300 million according to sports marketing research firm Repucom. MMA is a full contact sport that allows a wide range of fighting techniques, including striking and grappling from various martial arts and disciplines including Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate and Muay Thai. Professional MMA fights are legal and regulated by state athletic commissions in all 50 states.
Alliance MMA, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 for the purpose of acquiring businesses that engage in the promotion of mixed martial arts (MMA) events. In 2016, the company completed an initial public offering that culminated in a listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Alliance MMA is the only mixed martial arts promotion company that is publicly-traded.
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