RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 PPV FACT SHEET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 PPV
FACT SHEET
Dec. 29 & 31 LIVE on PPV from Japan
WHAT: RIZIN FF World Grand Prix 2017 Pay Per View
 
RIZIN WORLD GRAND PRIX MATCHES
DEC. 29
Men's Bantamweights
Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall (13-5-0), USA vs. Manel Kape (8-1-0), Angola
Kyoaji Horiiguchi (20-2-0), Japan vs. Gabriel Oliveira (10-0-0), Brazil
Takafumi Otsuka (23-13-0), Japan vs. Khalid Tahna (11-0-0), Germany
Shintaro Ishiwatari (23-6-0), Japan vs. Kevin "The Macine Gun" Petshi (12-3-0), France
Women's Super-Atomweights
Rena Kubota (5-0-0), Japan vs. Irene "La Nina" Rivera (7-4-0), Spain
Kanna Asakura (9-2-0), Japan vs. Maria Oliveira (10-2-0), Brazil
SPECIAL LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT ATTRACTION
Jiri "Denisa" Prochazka (19-3-0, 16 KO/TKO, 2 SUB), Czech Republic
vs.
Karl Albrelktsson (6-1-0, 2 KO/TKO, 3 SUB), Sweden
DEC. 31
(Men's Bantamweights - semifinals & final & Women's Super-Atomweights final)
SPECIAL HEAVYWEIGHT ATTRACTION
Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic (35-11-0, 27 KO/TKO, 5 SUB), Croatia
vs.
Tsuyoshi Kosaka (27-19-2, 8 KO/TKO, 6 SUB), Japan
LIGHTWEIGHTS
Takanori "The Fireball Kid" Gomi (18-6-0, 13 KO/TKO, 6 SUB), Japan
vs.
Yusuke Yachi (18-6-0, 5 KO/TKO, 1 SUB), Japan
WOMEN FLYWEIGHTS
Shinju "Juju" Auclair (1-0-0, 1 SUB), USA
vs.
Chelsea LaGrasse (pro debut), USA
Kickboxing
Yamato Fujita, Japan vs. Mitsushisa Sunabe, Japan
Tenshin Nasuikawa, Japan vs. TBA
(all fights & fighters subject to change)
WHEN:              Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 - 1 a.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT
                          Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 -- 5:00 a.m. ET / 2:00 a.m. PT
WHERE:           Saitama Super Arena * Saitama City, Japan
 
PROMOTER:    RIZIN FF
LIVE AIRING: The Dec. 29 and 31 (1 a.m. /10 p.m. PT start) will be live-streamed worldwide
                       (excluding Japan on the FITE.TV platforms for $19.99 or the two-day RIZIN Pack
                       special offer for only $29.99. Fans may simply download the FITE app - free to
                       download from iTunes and Google Play - and then cast the fight to the big screen
                       by using the instant stream-to-TV function. The FITE app works with any Wi-Fi
                       connected television around the world, iOS and Android devices, as well as
                       streaming devices such as Roku, Chromecast and more. Fans may also watch
                       the fights live on the FITE website at www.fite.tv from any computer.
Integrated Sports Media will distribute via cable and satellite PPV on New Year's
Eve (Dec. 31 - 5:00 a.m. ET / 2:00 a.m. PT start) extravaganza live in North
America via iN Demand, Vubiquity, and DISH in the U.S., as well as on SaskTel
and Telus in Canada, for a suggested retail price of only $19.95.
ANNOUNCERS: "Showdown" Joe Ferraro and former MMA fighter Frank Trigg
INFORMATION:
Twitter: @FiteTV, @IntegratedPPV
ABOUT FITE TV: FITE TV (www.fite.tv) is a programming network that brings live and on-demand ring sports programs to MMA, Muay Thai, wrestling and boxing fans around the world.  With only access to a smartphone and a connected TV, with the FITE app, viewers can watch live events, on-demand programming, interviews and fighting sports related movies and documentaries on the big TV screen.
FITE TV has worked with the leading combat sports promoters in the world including Golden Boy Promotions, Sauerland Boxing, Ring of Honor Wrestling, Impact Wrestling, Professional Fighters League, Rizin, Max Muay Thai and others.
FITE TV is a full-fledged TV programming network, FITE televises live pay-per-views and TV tapings on a weekly schedule.
FITE was launched on February 9th, 2016 as a product of Flipps Media Inc, a company that brings digital entertainment content (movies, news and video) on television with its patented tap-to-stream functionality. Flipps Media Inc. is funded by EarlyBird Venture Capital, Tim Draper and LAUNCHub.
ABOUT INTEGRATED SPORTS MEDIA: North America's leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed-Circuit sports events has presented World Championship and world-class boxing matches featuring Ricky Hatton, Christian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Ivan Calderon, Rocky Martinez, Nicolai Valuev, Amir Kahn, Marco Antonio Barrera, Arthur Abraham, David Haye, John Ruiz, and Ruslan Chagaev. In addition, Integrated Sports Media distributed numerous International soccer matches showcasing teams like Club America of Mexico and the National Teams of Argentina, Honduras, El Salvador and the USA, as well as World Championship and world-class mixed martial arts shows featuring Fedor Emelianenko, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley, Bob Sapp, Jeff Monson, and Roy Nelson. For more information on upcoming Integrated Sports events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com.

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