Wednesday, June 29, 2011

'New Era' for Pro Elite, August Event Officially Announced

The resurrection of Pro Elite under the watch of Stratus Media group has been a quick and speedy transition. Only two weeks after Stratus' finalization of their purchase of the Pro Elite, they have already confirmed their first event, marking a 'new era' for the MMA promotion and management company. This news is big, as fans, fighters, and media alike have waited to see who will step up to challenge the Zuffa "monopoly." And with experienced MMA businessmen T. Jay Thompson and Rich Chou at the helm, this project looks to be headed in the right direction.

According to a press release issued by Stratus Media Group today, the first event will take place on Saturday, August 27 in Oahu, Hawaii in the beautiful area of Waikiki.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

ProElite Inc. To Begin New Era in the Cage

LOS ANGELES, C.A.--(June 29, 2011)-- ProElite, Inc (PELE.PK), today announces its next step in mixed martial arts (MMA) with a fight in Oahu, Hawaii on Saturday, August 27th.

The chosen venue is the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Waikiki, the world-famous beach resort destination, marking the third time ProElite will bring its MMA event to the Arena.

The August event is ProElite’s first under the new ownership of Stratus Media Group Inc. (SMDI. OB). Stratus Media Group recently closed the acquisition of 95% of ProElite.

"The timing could not be better!" said T. Jay Thompson, Vice President of ProElite Fight Operations. "MMA continues to see solid growth and has achieved mainstream acceptance across all visual media platforms in the last few years. It still has plenty of time to mature in the sporting arena."

Fighter signings and match-ups for the August 27th Blaisdell Arena card will be released soon.

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