Amarillo, TX. – April 1, 2011 –Popular Texas-based mixed martial arts fight promotion company, Shark Fight Promotions, announced today that they have officially signed a deal with FUEL TV, Fox Sports Media Group’s dynamic entertainment and sports network for young males. The nationally recognized fight promotion will be part of “FUEL TV’s Friday Fight Night.” The exciting programming block takes place every Friday night at 10:00 PM ET/PT.
“FUEL TV’s Friday Fight Night” features telecasts of several epic “must see” fight events, including Shark Fights 13. As part of the Shark Fight series, FUEL TV will air select bouts from the highly touted mixed martial arts event. The Shark Fights 13 roster is loaded with top MMA contenders including British slugger Paul Daley, TUF contestant and UFC super star Keith Jardine, current Shark Fight light heavyweight champion Trevor Prangley, hard hitting light heavyweight contenders Rameau Sokoudjou and Houston Alexander, UFC veteran Danillo Villefort, Strikeforce veteran Joey Villasenor, and more.
According to Shark Fight Promotions President Brent Medley, “We are honored to be part of ‘FUEL TV’s Friday Fight Night.’ Shark Fights 13 contenders delivered an electrifying night of fights on September 11 and we are very excited about the event’s television network debut. It gives us another opportunity to promote the fighters and gives fight fans a second chance to catch the action if they missed it the first time around.”
The Shark Fights 13 telecast, a two-part feature, will air on April 15 and April 22 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. Each one-hour Shark Fights episode on FUEL TV will feature the “best of” Shark Fights 13, a card stacked from top to bottom with well-known marquee fighters, including many Ultimate Fighting Championship, Strikeforce, PRIDE, EliteXC, and Dream veterans. If you missed the Shark Fights 13 pay-per-view that aired on September 11, now is your chance to see what the hype is all about.
Don’t miss the fight action! Tune into to “FUEL TV’s Friday Fight Night” every Friday at 10:00 PM ET/PT starting on April 1. For more information on Shark Fight Promotions, please log on to www.sharkfights.com. For more information on FUEL TV, please visit www.fuel.tv.
About Shark Fight Promotions:
Shark Fight Promotions, based out of Amarillo Texas, is an established, fast-rising fight promotion company, dedicated to driving the growth of mixed martial arts through the production of high quality MMA events and by effectively showcasing MMA fighters. The organization takes pride in putting the fans and fighters first; therefore they strive to make each Shark Fight event more exciting than the last. Executives within the organization are committed to producing impressive fight cards with extremely competitive match-ups. They are also passionate about their philanthropic endeavors. Shark Fight Promotions stays very involved in charity causes by partnering with, and contributing to, non-profit organizations in each city that hosts a Shark Fight Promotions event.
About FUEL TV:
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. See why young adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia, Europe and Africa. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.
About FOX Sports Media Group:
FOX Sports Media Group (FSMG) is the umbrella entity representing News Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets under Chairman & CEO David Hill. Built with brands that are capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FSMG includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FSMG now includes FOX Sports, the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; Fox’s 19 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; SPEED and SPEED2; Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Soccer Plus; FUEL TV; and Fox College Sports. In addition, FSMG also includes FOX Sports Interactive Media, which comprises FOXSports.com on MSN, whatifsports.com and scout.com, reaching over 20 million unique visitors monthly. Also included are Fox’s interests in joint-venture businesses FOX Deportes, Big Ten Network and STATS, LLC, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network, FOX Sports Skybox restaurants and FOX Sports Grills.