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 it will produce a full schedule of seven events during August across the country. This ever-burgeoning slate of promotions boasts a new record number of events for the Company, and betters its previous highpoint which was set just the month before.
“Our record-setting expansion continues in August with Alliance MMA producing seven events in a single month,” said Paul K. Danner, Chief Executive Officer of Alliance MMA. “Now that we have established a persistent Company presence in eleven regional markets, our ability to eventually scale to at least 125 professional MMA events per year is becoming more apparent. We are continuing in our quest to cover the top 20 domestic media markets with an Alliance MMA property, and remain on track to do so within the next two calendar quarters.”
NFC 98, August 4 in Atlanta, GA
Tonight, August 4 National Fighting Championship will host NFC 98 at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia. The main event will be Featherweight Champion Nathan Williams versus Josh Blyden. To purchase tickets, visit bit.ly/nfc98.
CFFC 66, August 5 in Atlantic City, NJ
On Saturday, August 5 Cage Fury Fighting Championships makes their return home to their Atlantic City mainstay, the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa. The main event will be former CFFC welterweight champion Jonavin “The Spyder” Webb versus Cody Wilson. To purchase tickets, visit bit.ly/CFFC66tix.
Roy Englebrecht Promotions’ Coliseum Gladiator MMA Championship Series, August 5 in Los Angeles, CA
On Saturday, August 5 Roy Englebrecht Promotions is putting on another show at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. This event will hold the semi-finals of the series. For tickets, visit bit.ly/REPCGS2.
Iron Tiger Fight Series 75, August 5 in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
On Saturday, August 5, Iron Tiger Fight Series will host their 75th event at the Emidio and Sons Banquet Center. The main event will be Mitch Dotto versus Joe Wheeler. To purchase tickets, visit cagetix.com/itfs.
V3Fights 61, August 19 in Tampa, FL
On Saturday, August 19 V3Fights 61 will be held at the Tampa Convention Center. V3Fights is entering the new market of Tampa Bay under the guidance of Floridian MMA guru John Prisco. The main event will be Billy Quarantillo versus Eric Reynolds. To purchase tickets, visit cagetix.com/V3.
Roy Englebrecht Promotions’ Fight Club OC, August 24 in Costa Mesa, CA
On Thursday, August 24 Roy Englebrecht Promotions’ Fight Club OC is back at the Hangar. Tickets can be purchased at bit.ly/FCOC824.
Combat Games 58, August 25 in Tulalip, WA
On Friday, August 25 Combat Games hosts COGA 58 at the Tulalip Resort Casino. The main event of the evening is set as Joey “Mama’s Boy” Pierotti takes on Daniel McWilliams. For tickets, visit cagetix.com/COGA.
To date, Alliance MMA has built a family of regional MMA promotions in eleven separate geographical markets: New Jersey-based Cage Fury Fighting Championship (CFFC),Washington-based Combat Games MMA (COGA), Illinois-based Hoosier Fight Club (HFC), Tennessee-based V3Fights, Maryland-based Shogun Fights, Ohio-based Iron Tiger Fight Series (IT Fight Series), Florida-based Fight Time Promotions, Georgia-based National Fighting Championship (NFC),and Los Angeles-based Roy Englebrecht Promotions, as well as a San Diego-based promotion under the guidance of MMA luminary Eric Del Fierro, and a Tampa-based promotion under the direction of veteran promoter John Prisco.
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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