HDNet to broadcast “FieLDS K-1 World GP 2009 Final 16” on Sept. 26

DALLAS (September 24, 2009) – HDNet will feature LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights Presents: FieLDS K-1 World GP 2009 Final 16,” at the Olympic Gymnasium Arena in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, September 26 at 12:30 a.m. PT/3:30 a.m. ET. The event will also be replayed that Saturday evening at 11:00 p.m. ET.

The best 16 strikers in the world will meet in the opening round of this prestigious event. And, in one of the most anticipated first round match-ups, Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will face K-1 Legend and three-time World GP Champion Peter Aerts. Other featured first round fights include Badr Hari vs. Zabit Samedov, Jerome Le Banner vs. Japanese legend MUSASHI, and defending K-1 World GP Champion Remy Bonjaski vs. Melvin Manhoef.

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Full fight card and brand new promo video for WCF 8 – Event takes place Sept. 26

Boston, Mass. September 9, 2009 – World Championship Fighting today announced their full fight card for their September 26th show at the Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, Mass. The card is stacked with talent from top to bottom, and features 14 Professional fights, and is expected to have several current UFC fighters in attendance. With celebrities like “The King of Queens” Kevin James attending WCF 7, you never know who you may run into at WCF 8!

WCF 8 – Full Fight Card:

Mike Campbell (Sit Yod Tong) vs. Mike Medrano (Team Rhino)
John Benoit (Renzo NH) vs. Hitalo Machado (ATT)
Dennis Olsen (Gracie Barra NH) vs. Ryan Schieding (Burgess)
Dan Bonnell (Premier Fight Team) vs. Josh LaBerge (Gillette)
Joe McGann (USMMA) vs. Jason Dublin (Dublin Fight Factory)
Kevin Corrigan (USMMA) vs. Saul Almeida (Rivera MMA)
Aniss Alhajjajy (BTT) vs. Brent Reed (ATT)
Jeremy Ross (Link) vs. Jon Sola (Burgess)
Damien Trites (Wai-Kru) vs. Noah Wiseman (BJJ Revolution)
John Ortolani (Gracie Barra NH) vs. Igor Makasins (Guy Chase)
Jim Pitner (USMMA) vs. James Boran (Rivera MMA)
Lev Kamenetski (White Water MMA) vs. Joel Ty (Guy Chase)
Luke Corona (Bombsquad) vs. Luke Douglas (Guy Chase)
John Lemke (Irish) vs. Steve Beck

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Grappling with Autism September 26 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Jonathan Cimins, nephew of Grapplers Quest Founder, Brian Cimins, was diagnosed with Autism at only eighteen months of age. For the last five years, with his brother Paul and the Cimins family, they’ve created “Jonathan’s Team” to help support Autism Awareness and help raise funds for Education, Treatments, and hopefully a Cure at each Grapplers Quest Submission Grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament nationwide.

On Saturday, September 26th, Grapplers Quest, “The World’s Largest Grappling Competition” is celebrating its 10th Anniversary by bringing The 2009 Northeast Submission Grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships to the brand new Lancaster Convention Center in Lancaster, PA, starting at 10:00 AM until 7:30 PM. $1 from each spectator ticket or competitor fee will be donated to help support the founder’s nephew, Jonathan’s alternative Autism Biomedical Treatments. Discount tickets are available online at: http://www.GrapplersQuest.com

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