GFL announces another great MMA Weekend
GFL Springs right into the busy fight season with another weekend of live MMA on iPPV, this Friday. Just a reminder that you can access GFL On-Demand content on the GFL Roku Channel directly on your home television sets. GFL offers full access to its event library for the low monthly price of $9.99 at www.GFL.tv <http://www.GFL.tv> .
- Friday, April 8, 2011 8:30pm ET featuring – Ring of Combat XXXV at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ. With15 fights on the card including UFC, Strikeforce, M-1 and other fighters: The fight is headlined by perennial ROC mainstay, George Sullivan (8-2) as he takes on the up and coming Elijah Harshbarger (5-2) in a welterweight barnburner. UFC vet Chris 'The Story' Liguori (12-8), riding a three-fight win streak, faces the battle-tested Mikhail Malyutin (9-8) from team Red Devil, who is coming off a spectacular win against PRIDE veteran Luiz Azeredo. Former ROC middleweight champion Uriah Hall looks to return to his winning ways as he clashes with Aung La 'The Burmese Python' Nsang. Also in action will be UFC and Strikeforce vet Sean Salmon.
- Friday, April 8, 2011 10:00pm ET featuring Tuff-N-Uff Welterweight Championship at The Orleans, Las Vegas, NV. The fight card has 14 of the best matches in the state including: The night’s main event sees Tuff-N-Uff welterweight champion Eddie Jackson (6-2) put his title on the line against striking specialist Lee Henry Lilly (4-1) in a bout guaranteed to deliver fireworks. A seven-time Tuff-N-Uff veteran, Jackson looks to defend his belt for the first time since earning the title with a hard-fought decision win over Joe Angelo this past October. While Jackson went the distance in claiming the belt, the Legends MMA product earned his previous five wins by knockout, and three of his opponents didn’t make it past the first minute.
Meanwhile, Striking Unlimited Lilly is a three-time Tuff-N-Uff veteran who also went three rounds with Angelo in earning his shot at the title. The Ken Hahn protégé has earned a big Las Vegas following with his trademark hyper-aggressive style. The night’s co-main event sees women’s 115-pound champion Ashley Smashley Cummins (7-0) put her belt on the line, not to mention her incredible seven-fight win streak. Cummins earned the title this past May with an impressive upset win of Wand Fight Teams Gabriella Lakoczy. She’s since earned a tournament victory under the HOOKnSHOOT banner with two victories in a single night.
- Friday, April 8, 2011 8:00pm ET featuring Gruesome MMA at the Pikeville College Gymnasium Pikeville, Kentucky. With 14 scheduled bouts. Billy Vaughan will step into the cage against Joe Jordan, Vaughan is riding a two-fight losing streak into the fight after stepping up on late notice to take on Jorge Gurgel at Strikeforce Columbus. Vaughan is a tough fighter, preferring to submit his opponents with seven of his nine victories coming by submission. Vaughan holds victories over other Midwest prospects York Ash, Ryan McIntosh, and Ryan Lang. Jordan is veteran of the sport having a professional record of 46-12-2. Jordan has won his last eight fights, however has only fought twice in the previous two years. Jordan has fought for several promotions including XFO, King of the Cage and the UFC.
- GFL is a pioneer in Internet Sports Broadcasting. Over the years GFL has broadcast more than 850 live events with over 4300 combat sports videos in 190 countries. GFL is especially proud to have served greater than 1.8 million public viewers last year with now over 150 combat sports related website affiliates in its network. GFL combat sports genres currently include Boxing, MMA and Professional Wrestling with plans to add more fight categories in 2011. GFL has expanded its programming to include: Daily News & Radio Shows with feature interviews and industry updates along with great Fight Photos, Fighter Videos and a robust Calendar of Upcoming Fight Events.
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