HDNet announces new deal with ProElite

Network Inks Multi-Fight Deal with Resurgent Promoter

DALLAS (October 18, 2011) As announced on Monday night’s LIVE broadcast of “Inside MMA”, HDNet unveiled a new, multi-fight, multi-year television deal with the ProElite fight promotion. The network will kick off the new deal with LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights: ProElite – Big Guns” on November 5 at the iWireless Center in Moline, IL.

“After watching their first event in Hawaii, I could see ProElite was a great fit for HDNet,” said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. “This upcoming card has the perfect mix of marquee names and an innovative, Heavyweight tournament that fight fans won’t want to miss!”

Former UFC Heavyweight Champions Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski will headline the event in separate bouts while the undercard features an 8-man Heavyweight tournament to identify the up-and coming talent among MMA’s heavy hitters!

“Our multi-fight agreement with HDNet elevates the ProElite brand to a national MMA audience with a preeminent broadcast partner,” said Paul Feller, CEO of ProElite and its parent company, Stratus Media Group. “This platform offers new opportunities for sponsors and advertisers looking to reach this passionate and rapidly growing audience of ProElite fans.”

HDNet Fights is your home for MMA, featuring extensive coverage of live mixed martial arts events and “Inside MMA,” the network’s weekly MMA news program, airing every Monday night LIVE on HDNet!

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