Hawaii’s X-1 World Events signs deal with FightZone TV – first event airs Oct. 19

Honolulu, HI (USA): X-1 World Events, Hawaii’s premier fight promotion, is pleased to announce a broadcast agreement with FightZone TV. The first event to be aired by FightZone TV will be X-1’s “CHAMPIONS” event.

X-1 has built a reputation as a world-class MMA promotional company known for deliv­ering exciting live, arena-based entertainment events to fight fans all over the islands, and “CHAMPIONS” is no exception.

Several X-1 World titles are on the line, and some of the fighters showcased at the event include UFC/Rumble on the Rock veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira, The Ultimate Fighter alum Anthony Torres, UFC veteran Falaniko Vitale, former UFC/Pride heavyweight Ron “H2O” Waterman, big-time female boxer Mia St. John, and well-known island fighters Eddie Yagin and “Sugar” Shane Nelson.

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Trigg Takes Aim At Vitale, Ludwig Eyes “Payback” At Strikeforce Debut In Denver

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation Frank “Twinkle Toes” Trigg (16-6) will face off with Hawaiian star Falaniko “Niko” Vitale (26-8) and knockout artist Duane “Bang” Ludwig (16-8) will attempt to avenge a previous defeat at the hands of “The Ultimate Fighter” season three veteran, Sam “The Squeeze” Morgan (19-10), when Strikeforce ventures to Denver, Colorado’s Broomfield Events Center on Friday, October 3rd.

Also back in action at Strikeforce “Payback” will be “The New York Badass” Phil Baroni (12-10) and “The Ultimate Fighter” season four veteran, “The Secret Weapon” Pete Spratt (18-14).
Tickets for Strikeforce “Payback,” priced from $30, go on sale Monday, August 18th at Ticketmaster (303-830-TIXS) and Ticketmaster.com.

Of late, the 36-year-old Trigg, a two-time UFC world welterweight (170 lb. limit) championship challenger and former star with the now-defunct Pride Fighting Championship organization, has been making noise in the world’s fastest growing sport. His valiant, come-from-behind stoppage of Jason “Mayhem” Miller in the second round of a highly-anticipated meeting on December 1, 2006, earned Trigg a shot at Pride champion, Kazuo Misaki, whom Trigg overpowered and outwrestled to earn a unanimous decision win on February 24,

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