From World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts:
Mashantucket, CT – 8/31/2012 – Thanks to the generosity of the Combat Factory and Seven Stars Global Entertainment, veterans and active duty military groups have received a gift of 1,000 tickets to the World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts (WCMMA™) and The World Mixed Martial Arts Championship (WMMAC) Super Fight Series at Foxwoods Resort Casinos' MGM Grand Theater on September 15, 2012. These tickets were a joint purchase by Seven Stars and the Combat Factory, both having a desire to make a lasting impression and to promote goodwill. The tickets are being distributed to various veteran and military groups, and will go to honor and empower the warriors of the United States Armed Forces.
When asked about his motivation for such a gift to our servicemen, Rob Carucci, CEO of Combat Factory responded, "regardless of who is competing against who, both our veteran organizations and groups that support our active duty servicemen are trying to make a positive difference in the lives of people who have put themselves in harms way, and we recognize this. Being a disabled veteran owned company, we know that those who served enjoy the sport of mixed martial arts." Carucci continued saying that "for us providing these special people with an opportunity to experience the World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts is an honor, as we know that the spirit of the WCMMA is to foster good sportsmanship and to build positive relationships."
Bruno Wu, Chairman of Seven Stars was also very proud to be one of the sponsors of the gift stating "it isn't everyday that you get to help and recognize groups that support veterans and servicemen. This is exactly the kind of spirit we are trying to foster through the mixed martial arts." Edward Catucci, Director of the WCMMA said, "I personally salute both Rob Carucci and Bruno Wu for showing leadership and the desire to make a difference. We see mixed martial arts as a powerful force to bring people together and to build good relationships."
The first ever World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts™ will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino’s MGM Grand Theater on September 15 as Team Portugal challenges Team USA, and Team China challenges Team USA in a Superfight series for three world titles in the Middle Wt., Light Wt., and Featherweight divisions. Also that same evening the WCMMA and the WMMAC will be unifying the Heavyweight World Title as Russian National Sambo Champion Alexey Oleinik will be facing two time FILA Grappling World Champion, Kelly Anundson of the United States.
About World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts™:
The WCMMA™ is an international team orientated mixed martial arts organization that produces nation vs nation mixed martial art competition, along with individual title matches. The WCMMA™ every four years holds MMA's very own World Cup Championships, the highest honor in team sports. An invitation to this prestigious event is based on national teams who are successful in qualifying for the honor. National teams qualify by accumulating enough points in international World Cup competition over a four year cycle as they face other national teams.
About the WMMAC:
Based in Beijing, the WMMAC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seven Stars Entertainment and co-organizes events with many fighting leagues all over the world. It sponsors the "Champion of Champions" series of fights.