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New York, NY -- March 11, 2009 – Amateur MMA fighter, Thomas Murphy won in a 22-second TKO against Joe Del Viscio on Saturday, March 7th at the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Caffeine Culture, a contemporary young men’s apparel line was the sponsor for Murphy’s amateur fight debut. The event was organized by New Breed Fighters.
Joseph Ballé, designer for Caffeine Culture, is a third-degree black belt in Jujutsu and maintains fitness and spiritual regimens that include Thai boxing and various other forms of Jujutsu.
“We congratulate Tommy on his first amateur win with a fast, 22-second TKO,” said Joseph Ballé, designer of Caffeine Culture. “We look forward to the continued support of Tommy and his role within the MMA sport.”
In addition to Murphy, the New Breed Fighters card included 19 other bouts scheduled for three, three-minute rounds. Fighters squared off inside a 24-foot caged hexagon that was built inside the Superstar arena of the Resorts Casino Hotel in
Photos: (Left) Murphy in a Phoenix Tee with Copper foil burst print w/beige heavy thread stitch; (Middle) Murphy in Fallen Angel Tee with heavy thread stitch details on angel- studded back wings; (Right) Murphy in Long Sleeve Woven with Chambray fabric and stitched design details on front placket and back yoke.photos by Michael Benabib
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SMP Announces MMA Worldwide TV Show To Begin Airing May 15th, on HDNET
Orange County, California, March. 9th, 2009—SMP, Inc., announced today that production has begun on eight episodes of the second season of the TV show “MMA Worldwide”. The first season of MMA Worldwide aired on KDOC-TV in Los Angeles. The second season will be featured on HDNET cable TV (http://www.hd.net/) in cable markets throughout North America including Time Warner, DirectTV, Dish Network, Comcast, Bell Express Vu and many others and will feature a completely redesigned format. The show is being co written by MMA Worldwide / TapouT Magazine President Bobby Pittman Jr. and Owned Entertainment President James Hergott. The first episode will be a special tribute to recently deceased martial arts legend Helio Gracie and will feature an in depth look at his life and impact on martial arts as the founder of Gracie Jiu Jitsu. The episodes will be filmed and edited by Jim Manalisay of Ascension Digital Films (www.ascensiondigital.com) with Rick Lee working under him and directed by James Hergott.
The MMA Worldwide TV show, much like it’s magazine will do in depth stories on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) past, present and future and will take viewers behind the scenes of the fastest growing sport in the world. Reoccurring Cast for the show will include MMA Worldwide staff RJ Clifford, Fred George, King Of The Cage Welterweight Champion Mike “Joker” Guymon and Bobby Pittman. The show will feature many of the top fighters in the sport as well as take you to the top MMA gyms and events throughout the country. Possible filming locations include So Cal, San Jose, Toronto, Vegas and Oregon.
MMA Worldwide will begin airing Fridays, starting May 15th, 2009 as a one-hour show. Sponsors for the show include FIGHT IT OUT and Muscle Pharm, Inc (http://www.musclepharm.com/). There are multiple sponsorship opportunities still available. These sponsorships can include cross branding with both the show and the magazines in order to maximize consumer impressions. For show sponsorship inquiries contact Bobby Pittman at 714 226 0585 or email email@example.com.
About MMA Worldwide/TapouT Magazine/ SMP, Inc.
SMP (Sales and Marketing Professionals) is a sales and marketing group that specializes in multi-million dollar sales. SMP, Inc. owns the following brands and companies: SMP Printing, Tapout Magazine, MMA Worldwide Magazine and MMA Worldwide Industries.
About Owned Entertainment
Owned Entertainment, Inc. (ownedentertainment.com) engages in investing, producing, and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects, video games, and other entertainment entities specifically aimed at young adult males age 18-35. James Hergott recently completed “MMA Legacy”, the website of which launches today at (MMAlegacy.com). Mr. Hergott can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Mike Brown audio Interview Pre Fight WEC title bout
on Versus today March 1st 2009
Mike Brown defends his title against Leonard Garcia
Interview by Penny Buffington