Strikeforce possible Pro Elite buyer?

Reports indicate that the San Jose, CA based promotion Strikeforce may purchase Pro Elite. According to MMA Weekly’s MMA Insider blog, the acquisition of Pro Elite could lead to MMA’s return to CBS as well as Showtime.

While the company that retains Pro Elite’s assets could find themselves on network television, it remains to be seen how many, or if any, of Pro Elite’s fighter contracts would transfer over. It has also been reported that an announcement of the purchase could occur sometime today or Friday. Strikeforce executive Mike Afromowitz came out yesterday and made it clear that no deal had yet been finalized.

“Any reports of a done deal are a complete fantasy. It’s complicated, and that’s why I don’t want to speculate. If anything is done, it will be very technical. It’s not as straightforward as you think.”

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IVC 2 “Birth of an Axe Muderer” – video on demand

WATCH IVC 2 (INTERNATIONAL VALE TUDO CHAMPIONSHIP 2) “BIRTH OF AN AXE-MURDERER” FEATURING WANDERLEI SILVA NOW IN STREAMING VIDEO ON DEMAND FOR ONLY $2.99  – SEE THE PREVIEW NOW!

Simply click the large IVC 2 box in the RIGHT side panel directly under the search bar to see a preview of IVC 2: “Birth of an Axe-Murderer”.  Then you can either rent the video or purchase it whichever you choose (or neither) but at least check out the preview.

Synopsis: It was a hot September 15th, 1997 in Brazil when promoter Sergio Baterelli changed the world of fighting. With the Ultimate Fighting Championship being turned into a regulated “sport” in the U.S., the I.V.C. (International Vale Tudo Championships) reigned supreme as the only “No Holds Barred” and bare-knuckle fighting promotion on the planet.

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