LAS VEGAS – From walking out to the Octagon™ with your favorite fighter to having dinner with the lovely UFC® Octagon Girls, place your bids now in the “UFC Fight For The Troops” auction in anticipation of the “UFC Fight For The Troops” event live from Fort Hood, Texas on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT on Spike TV. The main event showcases two of the most dynamic lightweights in the world, Evan Dunham and Melvin Guillard.
Bidders have a chance to win the UFC VIP experience, which includes airfare for the winner and a guest to a UFC event. From there, the winner will get to meet and hang out with their favorite fighter at the weigh-ins, walk out with him on fight night and will be granted unprecedented access into the Octagon to celebrate with their fighter should he win.
This special live UFC event will raise funds for the brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces with traumatic brain injuries. Information about ways to bid and to donate can be found online at www.fightforthetroops.com.
Other featured auction items include: Dinner with the UFC Octagon Girls, a UFC Custom-made Camaro, a private training session with UFC fighters Randy Couture and Forrest Griffin, attending the Season 8 Premiere of the smash hit TV show “Entourage,” a chance to meet Philadelphia Phillies star outfielder Shane Victorino and many more…
The deadline is Monday, January 24, so get your bids in while you can. For more information on the available prizes, please visit: www.fightforthetroops.com.
Spike TV and the UFC are partnering with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund for this second “Fight for the Troops” show. The first event took place in Fayetteville, North Carolina in December 2008, raising over 4 million dollars. The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) provides assistance to our nation’s military heroes who have been critically injured in the performance of their duty, and their families
Fort Hood is home to the largest active duty armored post in the United States Armed Services. The “Great Place” is home to over 349,000 military personnel, Family members, retirees and civilian employees. Thousands of soldiers from Fort Hood, the proud home of III Corps, the reigning All Army Combatives Championship Team, 1st Cavalry Division, 13th Sustainment Command, First Army Division West, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, 41st Fires Brigade, among others, will be in attendance.