Monday, February 5, 2007

The Fight Network Signs Multi-Year Deal With EliteXC To Bring “LIVE” MMA Events To Canadian Television

The Fight Network TM, North America ’s only twenty-four (24) hour combatant sports and entertainment channel announced today that it has acquired the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to EliteXC “Live” and tape delayed MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Events.

EliteXC is a newly-formed Mixed Martial Arts venture led by CEO Doug DeLuca and President of Live Events Gary Shaw, a prominent fight promoter. EliteXC is backed by LA-based Pro-Elite Inc. EliteXC will also be seen in the US marketplace on SHOWTIME a premium television network.

The First event to air on The Fight Network in this multi-year deal will begin on February 10th “LIVE” at 10pm EST with Frank Shamrock vs. Renzo Gracie in the main event.

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