HDNET TO BROADCAST THE LARGEST MMA EVENT IN THE WORLD –
FiELDS K-1 WORLD GRAND PRIX 2008
FEG USA and HDNet to bring North American fans LIVE coverage from the Yokohama Arena in Tokyo, Japan – Saturday, December 6 at 12:00 a.m. PT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHAT: The largest martial arts event in the world – FiELDS K-1 WGP 2008 Final taking place at the Yokohama Arena in Tokyo Japan – will be broadcast live on HDNet to MMA fans in North America.
Joining the broadcast team of Michael “The Voice” Schiavello, four time K-1 WGP Champion Ernesto Hoost and FEG USA’s Mike Kogan will be none other than Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson. Kimbo was invited by FEG and HDNet to be a guest commentator for K-1’s US début.
FiELDS K-1 WGP 2008 Final, an 8-man knockout tournament for the coveted K-1 Grand Prix crown, features the world’s best heavyweight strikers including Moroccan/Dutch Bad Boy Badr Hari; legendary triple K-1 World Champion Peter Aerts; French monster Jerome LeBanner; Russian wonder Ruslan Karaev; and two-time former champion Remy Bonjasky.
The broadcast also includes super fights featuring New Zealand’s “Sugar” Ray Sefo vs. seven-foot-plus giant Hong Mann Choi; and Australia’s Paul Slowinski vs. Dutch demon Melvin Maenhoff.
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WHEN: HDNet’s coverage kicks off December 6 at 12:00 a.m. PT with an encore presentation later that evening at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.