Breaking News: For Immediate Release, December 1st 2014 “Pro Fighters set to Knock out Hunger”
Pro Fighters set to Knockout Hunger with the Food Bank of South Jersey and put smiles on the faces of kids with Toys for Tots. With 15 successful events already under Global Proving Ground’s (GPG) belt, we now bring you a score for the ages to be settled in our new 44,000 square foot arena with “Christmas in the Cage – USA vs Russia” on December 19th, 2014. Weigh-ins for the event will take place the night before on December 18th and there will also be a Battle of the Bands to cap off the night!
Featuring a slew of Top pro MMA talent, “Christmas in the Cage – USA vs Russia” promises to give a final knockout blow to 2014 when Terrell Hobbs takes on Anthony Morrison and a title bout between Russian rising star Khusein Khaliev and accomplished veteran fighter Tenyeh Dixon in the main events. The Grand Opening of the GPG Events Center will not only feature some of the best talent in MMA but we will also be taking a swing at hunger. The Food Bank of South Jersey is partnering alongside GPG and Toys for Tots to make this season about helping local families. With the true spirit of giving all while giving spectators a night of fights not to be forgotten GPG continues to give back! The ‘Knocking out Hunger’ drive is something we encourage everyone to participate in, even if you can’t make it out. Donations will accepted on site and non-perishable items such as canned fruit, vegetables, tuna, pastas, and cereals make and ideal donation along with toy donations for local children. Fans can save $5.00 just by brining one unwrapped toy or one nonperishable item.
GPG CO-Founder, James Jefferson said, “This is a huge night for the GPG family because it marks a true milestone that encompasses our dream. To have our own events center and host our signature cards here is a something that I’ve wanted since we first created GPG. Not only this, but to be able to work with the Food Bank of South Jersey, as well as Toys for Tots allows us to not only give back, but pay it forward at the same time. In addition, we’re also elated that this will be the debut of our new matchmaker, former Bellator matchmaker, Sam Caplan.”
For tickets and viewing information, please visit www.GlobalProvingGround.com as well our new partners Go Fight Live, whom will air the event on Comcast Sportsnet and Fight TV Plus along airing on TUFF TV.
Who We Are: Global Proving Ground (GPG) is a mixed martial arts entertainment organization dedicated to providing in-depth coverage and as yet unseen sports content to a global audience. GPG seeks to discover and build the next generation of great athletes by using a truly innovative combination of live events, digital & online media platforms, and sports & entertainment content allowing for multiple revenue streams and maximized growth opportunities. We have the unique ability to continue to cultivate relationships, the most important aspects of success in this industry. Our relationships are groomed by our staffing talent, which contains a virtual who’s who of respected industry professionals. Others have tried, but few have been able to logistically create and manage the relationship network GPG has amassed. When coupled with GPG's commitment to social responsibility, the combination becomes a catalyst for a revolutionary approach to professional sports and entertainment. GPG plans to grow by introducing Warrior Island, a groundbreaking documentary series featuring a myriad of sports combat talent and personalities from all across the world. Warrior Island is a platform focused on discovering the world’s best mixed martial arts talent and showcasing the truth behind the struggles and sacrifices of a champion.
What We Do: GPG is a worldwide fight league where fans have a voice, great warriors are discovered, and champions are made. GPG conducts mixed martial arts events worldwide showcasing its talented fighters, and has held events in the United Kingdom, Portugal, New York City, Virginia, Missouri, and Rio de Janeiro among others. GPG is advancing mixed martial arts by educating their fighters, and by giving fans the power to advance a fighter's career through the integration of social media networking. GPG seeks to expand its reach worldwide through its innovative sports docuseries Warrior Island.
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