New York City, New York (September 16, 2010) – As a leader in developing new mixed martial arts talent, M-1 Global proudly announces its participation in the 2nd Annual MMA WORLD EXPO, taking place on its new dates of Friday, November 12th and Saturday, November 13th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
“Participating in this year’s MMA World Expo is a great opportunity for M-1 Global as we continue to develop the brand throughout the US,” says M-1’s Director of Operations, Evgeni Kogan. “This is an exciting time for the sport of MMA and M-1 Global. We complete the Selections tournament in America on September 18th and will give fans a chance to meet our American tournament winners.”
M-1 Global’s presence at this year’s MMA World Expo is sandwiched between M-1 Challenge XXI: Guram vs. Grishin going down October 28th in St. Petersburg, Russia and M-1 Challenge XXII on December 11 back in Atlantic City New Jersey. At the close of these two events, M-1 Global will have crowned all five champions in their respective weight classes and the coveted contention system will be fuelling 2011’s Challenge cards in the US and overseas.
2011 brings an action-packed calendar of M-1 Challenge events as the M-1 brand drives further into the US and European markets. With six M-1 Challenge mega-spectaculars planned, the M-1 Champions will look to defend their titles against the top fighters in the contention system. Fuelled with stacked undercards featuring new and returning warriors, the M-1 Challenge events will rival promotions for unsurpassed excitement, delivering live audiences and viewers worldwide the ultimate fan experience.