Student discount to be offered to those in the military, fire, and police forces

Merrick, NY (USA): THE FIGHT SUMMIT today announced two additions to its list of speakers for its inaugural event, which will take place December 17-19, 2010 at The Flamingo in Las Vegas, Nevada. John Hackleman, the trainer of former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion “The Iceman” Chuck Liddell, will be speaking on how to implement an MMA program into a traditional martial arts academy. In addition, Forte Media and Xyience will be speaking on how to create value between athlete and sponsor for a mutually beneficial relationship.

THE FIGHT SUMMIT also announced that they will be extending a $100 general admission discount to members of the military, fire departments, and police departments.

The first conference and trade show for professionals in all disciplines and levels of the mixed martial arts community, THE FIGHT SUMMIT will facilitate attendees learning from the best of the best. Luminaries such as MMA legends Randy Couture, Ricardo Liborio from American Top Team, Mark DellaGrotte from Sityodtong, and Greg Jackson will teach MMA trainers how to coach and run their academies better. Other guests include some of the top MMA apparel companies hosting clothing line seminars, and some of the best managers in the sport, such as Ed Soares (manager to Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, and more) and Monte Cox (Matt Hughes, Jeremy Horn, and more), who will discuss the ins and outs of MMA fighter representation. Other topics that will be covered include academy management, PR and media relations, handling legal situations, MMA and striking seminars, apparel design, production, and sourcing, promotion marketing, and many other subjects.

FIGHT SUMMIT is poised to be a fantastic educational and growth opportunity for everyone in the fight business. MMA academies, fight promoters, apparel companies, managers, and athletes are encouraged to attend this conference and learn from the best in the business.

Full conference passes can be purchased for $399, and incredible affordable room rates at the Flamingo are available at $39 per night. Attendees can register to attend at the FIGHT SUMMIT website. For more information on attending or exhibiting, please visit, call 1-888-427-4697 or 516-377-5909, or email Mike Hauben at [email protected].
The FIGHT SUMMIT floor plan will bring together the full conference and expo in one centralized location, with workshops running throughout all three show days, and the expo floor open throughout all event hours.

Sponsors for FIGHT SUMMIT include MMA Business Magazine, Combat Sports International,, MINDBODY, Inc., and Zebra Mats, and the show is already boasting a very impressive expo floor.

For complete info and a full list of FIGHT SUMMIT conference speakers, please visit

For more information, or for any media-related questions or requests, please contact Phil Lanides at [email protected].

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