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, announced today that Cage Fury Fighting Championship (CFFC) 65 will air on CBS Sports Net tomorrow, June 8th at 10:00 pm EDT on CBS Sports Network. This nationwide broadcast is a single installment of a multi-event contract the Company previously negotiated with CBS Sports Network.
“CFFC 65 was one of the best nights of regional fights in the promotion’s history, and now everyone can see why,” said Alliance MMA President Robert Haydak. “I was there and I can’t wait to see it again with the CBS Sports Net audience tomorrow night.”
CFFC 65 took place May 20th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia and featured three high-intensity title fights with the best of Philly’s favorite sons. Anton Berzin faced Jamelle Jones for the inaugural CFFC light heavyweight title, Mike Pope attempted his first lightweight title defense against Joe Lowry and top Northeast prospect Sean Brady took on WWE’s “Tough Enough” star Tanner Saraceno for the welterweight title in the main event of the evening.
CFFC showcases some of the top prospects in the world of MMA as evidenced by over 40 of its fighters graduating to the UFC organization.
CFFC 65 on CBS Sports Network can be viewed on the following channels:
Verizon Fios - 504
Xfinity - 854
Charter/Spectrum - 207
DirecTV - 221
Dish Network - 158
To stay updated on all upcoming Alliance MMA events including CFFC, please visit http://alliancemma.com/events/.
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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