Honolulu, HI (USA): X-1 World Events, Hawaii’s premier fight promotion, is pleased to announce a broadcast agreement with FightZone TV. The first event to be aired by FightZone TV will be X-1’s "CHAMPIONS" event.
X-1 has built a reputation as a world-class MMA promotional company known for delivering exciting live, arena-based entertainment events to fight fans all over the islands, and "CHAMPIONS" is no exception.
Several X-1 World titles are on the line, and some of the fighters showcased at the event include UFC/Rumble on the Rock veteran Wesley "Cabbage" Correira, The Ultimate Fighter alum Anthony Torres, UFC veteran Falaniko Vitale, former UFC/Pride heavyweight Ron "H2O" Waterman, big-time female boxer Mia St. John, and well-known island fighters Eddie Yagin and "Sugar" Shane Nelson.
In addition, a four-man tournament for the X-1 World Middleweight belt is also on the line, as Falaniko Vitale, Joey Guel, Ricky Shivers, and Kenny Ento all battle for the strap.
"This agreement is the next step in the evolution of X-1. We are excited about the opportunity to bring Hawaiian MMA action to fight fans all over the islands and the rest of the United States ," says X-1 Owner & Promoter Mike Miller. "We want to show the rest of the MMA world that Hawaii deserves to be at the forefront of the national fight scene."
FightZone TV, one of the nation's largest independent distributors of MMA programming, recently celebrated their 1000th broadcast TV airing. Entering their fourth year of MMA-related broadcasting, their content is now available to over 23 million homes on Fox Sport Net's (FSN) affiliates SunSports, SportSouth, and nationally on DIRECTV, The Dish Network and AT&T U-verse, reaching over 20% of US homes with cable TV.
More information on X-1 World Events can be found at http://www.x1events.com/, while more information on FightZone TV can be found at http://www.fightzone.tv/