APRIL 14TH TO BETELEVISED ON PHL17
Atlantic City, NJ – Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) continues tobring the best in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighting to the east coast byannouncing a partnership with Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City foran event on April 14, 2012.
“We are thrilled to partner with one of the country’s top mixed martial artspromoters,” said Joe Lupo, Senior Vice President of Operations for Borgata.“This will be the first MMA event held at Borgata and having the CFFC bring ahigh caliber and high energy event to add to our diverse entertainment programis very exciting.”
"Borgata is the place to be in Atlantic City and we appreciate theopportunity to present our product at one of the premier destinations on theeast coast.” said CFFC President Rob Haydak Jr. “Our fighters and dedicatedstaff will maintain the quality of entertainment that has become customary atBorgata.”
CFFC has also recently announced a partnership with Philadelphia televisionstation PHL17, a Philadelphia-based television station. PHL17 is a subsidiaryof the Chicago Tribune Company and together with 23 major market affiliatetelevision stations reaches more that 80% of U.S. television households.
"We have been working hard with PHL over the past year to get this dealdone,” said Haydak Jr. “They have dedicated personnel who are committed to thesuccess of this project and its future. CFFC will not disappoint. This is agreat, great opportunity for all of our fighters to gain valuable exposure andpotential sponsorship revenue."
PHL17 has also expressed their excitement and confidence by partnering withCFFC. “We are proud to expand our sports coverage and partner with CFFC tobroadcast the fastest growing sport in the world to the best sports fans in thecountry,” stated Vince Giannini, the Vice President and General Manager ofPHL-17.
Along with PHL-17 comes the masterful production of CCI Communications. Withover 25 years of experience, CCI Communications has been providing multi-mediaservices in studio and on location for the most prominent sports teams inPhiladelphia.
CFFC expects April to be one of their biggest shows of the year with multipletitles on the line. UFC veteran Gregory Soto and number two ranked bantamweightprospect Aljamain Sterling are both scheduled to make title defenses in April.This event will also feature the long awaited pro debut of Jonavin Webb, atwo-time amateur champion with unblemished record. You do not want to miss thisevent! Tickets are available at all www.theborgata.com and please stay tuned towww.cffc.tv for updates on the upcoming card.
About Cage Fury FightingChampionship:
Cage Fury Fighting Championships (www.cffc.tv) is a pioneer in bringingprominent and elite MMA talent to the east coast. With a successful return in2011 headed by President Rob Haydak Jr. and Vice President Joe Stant, theorganization has continued to help launch the careers of several MMA starsincluding current UFC star and current CFFC lightweight champion John Cholishand rising Strikeforce star Nah-shon Burrell. CFFC Champions include UFCveteran Greg Soto (welterweight), Aljamain Sterling (bantamweight) and JoeyGambino (featherweight) who are both currently ranked as the #2 prospects inthe world in their respective weight classes.
About Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa:
Located at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spafeatures 2,000 guest rooms and suites; 161,000 square feet of gaming; 182gaming tables; 3,475 slot machines; an 80+ table poker room; 11 retailboutiques; 6 acclaimed fine dining restaurants by renowned chefs; 6 casualdining options; a 54,000 square foot spa; 70,000 square feet of event space; 4signature nightlife experiences; and parking for 7,100 cars. The resort alsofeatures Atlantic City’s first cosmopolitan hotel experience, The Water Club atBorgata, with 800 guest rooms and suites; a 36,000 square foot spa; 18,000square feet of meeting space; 6 designer retail boutiques; and 5 heated indoorand outdoor pools. For more information on Borgata or to obtain a copy of thispress release, please visit www.theborgata.com or follow Borgata ontwitter.com/BorgataAC.