HDNet and BAMMA ink multi-year television deal

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DALLAS (November 14, 2011) As announced earlier tonight on HDNet’s live broadcast of "Inside MMA", the network has signed a new agreement with Europe’s largest and most prominent Mixed Martial Arts Promotion, BAMMA.

This multi-year deal, negotiated by BAMMA distributor Content Television, will kick off on Saturday, December 10 with LIVE coverage of "BAMMA 8" from The Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England.

"BAMMA puts on the best MMA shows in Europe and HDNet broadcasts the best fights from around the globe," said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. "It was the perfect fit. I had to get this deal done!"

The "BAMMA 8" fight card features new signings, Jimi Manuwa and Antony Rea who will face off in a Light Heavyweight contest while Jack Marshman will defend his Lonsdale British Middleweight title against Lee "Leeroy" Barnes. And, Paul McVeigh will make his BAMMA debut against Erik Perez.

Fresh off a decision win against HDNet’s own Frank Trigg at "BAMMA 7," Jimmy Wallhead will face Joey Villasenor in his long awaited BAMMA debut with Andre Winner taking on Diego Gonzales in a World Lightweight Title eliminator fight.

"We see a US TV partner as a major step in our growth as an organisation and believe we have found the ideal partner in HDNet," said David Green, CEO of BAMMA. "We are very excited about this new partnership and look forward to bringing some first class events to the US public."

HDNet is your home for MMA, broadcasting LIVE MMA events from all over the world, and "Inside MMA" THE source for MMA news, airs LIVE every Monday night at 8:00 p.m. ET on HDNet.

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