Miami, FL (USA) – Warrior One MMA® (W-1®) unleashes a powerful lineup for its next event – "W-1: RELOADED" – to be broadcast live on GFL Combat Sports Network (GFL.tv) Sat., October 15, 8:00 p.m. ET. from the BankUnited Center located at the beautiful University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.
Warrior One MMA® (W-1®) is pleased to announce the exciting addition and new co-main event bout between top-rated Miami lightweight Luis "Baboon" Palomino and his Orlando counterpart Edson "Little Tiger" Berto. This match was originally to happen under the Bellator banner.
Through good relations and working closely with many of Bellator’s counterparts, Miami fans will now experience this explosive matchup close to home with W-1.
After the disappointing news that Jeff Monson had to withdraw from the bout with Gabriel Gonzaga, Marcus Davis, moves to main event status as he takes on fellow Massachusetts native and TUF/UFC contender Chuck O’Neil. Presented for Fox Sports Net, this nationally televised epic battle promises to live up to the hype as it replaces the former main event.
Mr. Gonzaga will now headline the next W-1 event on Feb. 25, 2012.
Tickets for "W-1: RELOADED" are on sale now and will be priced at $225 (VIP Ringside), $150, $75 and $25. Tickets are available at BankUnitedCenter.com, Ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone (800-745-3000) and all Ticketmaster retail locations.
ABOUT WARRIOR ONE MMA
Warrior One MMA (W-1) is an MMA production company headquartered in Toronto, ON, Canada. Founded in 2008 by successful entrepreneur and MMA specialist Jack Bateman, W-1 features experienced MMA athletes as well as up-and-coming talent. W-1's goal is to bring world class MMA events to North America while promoting the fastest-growing sport in the world (MMA). W-1 is unique to most other MMA organizations in that it was founded by a former mixed martial artist. This unique perspective has led to W-1's "Fighters First" philosophy. With this in mind, W-1 fighters are treated and respected as the epitome of professional athletes; training and performing at a level unparalleled in most other sports. W-1 believes that this concept will distinguish its fighters on a national level and create opportunities globally. With both a first-class track record and reputation, W-1 continues to grow in popularity in Canada and the United States. Continuing to build upon a strong base, W-1 is quickly rising to the top of MMA productions in 2011 and has ambitious plans for 2012 and beyond. With the recent addition of key executives, W-1 has created a new and exciting event structure, which will showcase new MMA athletes at regional events, providing them with a development opportunity to gain much-needed professional experience before elevating them to W-1's nationally televised event stage.