Shine International and Tiger Gate to launch Strikeforce on KIX action channel in Asia

Broadcaster Acquires Rights for Mixed Martial Arts Programming in Eight Territories LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2010 – Shine International today announced it has sold Pan-Asian rights for STRIKEFORCE®, one of the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions, to Tiger Gate Entertainment. The Lionsgate and Saban Capital-owned broadcaster will launch the show via its KIX … Read more

UFC signs distribution deal with Asia’s ASN HD sports channel

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – UFC® today announced it has reached a long-term agreement with ASN, the first 24-hour HD sports channel in Asia to distribute UFC programs in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Macau, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. ASN will officially launch UFC programming on April 10 with UFC 112: SILVA … Read more

K-1 World Grand Prix 2009 in Seoul – results

Singh "Heart" Jaideep

On Sun., Aug. 2, 2009, the 2009 K-1 Asia Grand Prix took place at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul, Korea.

Singh “Heart” Jaideep from India made it to the K-1 Asia Grand Prix Finals by first knocking out Park Yong Soo in the quarter-finals and then putting a stop to Ko Taisei with devastating leg kicks in the semi-finals.

It was a dominating three round performance over Ken Taiei that won “Heart” Jaideep the unanimous decision victory in the finals, thus becoming the K-1 Asia 2009 tournament champion.

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