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Pacific X-treme Combat Partners with 'Big' John McCarthy

Ariel Shnerer / November 9, 2012 - 1:25pm

The Philippines-based Pacific X-treme Combat organization has partnered with Must Go Mobile and "Big" John McCarthy to launch the referee's MMA Fight Club app in Guam and the Philippines.

PXC 34 is set to go down on Nov. 17 in the Philippines with Dustin Kimura taking on Russell Doane and Guy Delumeau meeting Michinori Tanaka.

Full press release below:

Lake Elsinore, Calif.—November 17, 2012—Must Go Mobile (MGM), provider of creative, results-driven applications and mobile marketing , announced that the company, along with Big John McCarthy, will partner with Pacific X-Treme Combat (PXC) to launch Big John's MMA Fight Club app in Guam and the Philippines. Big John McCarthy will also serve as referee at the PXC-34  event on November 17 in the Philippines.

Big John's MMA Fight Club app allows MMA fans around the world to predict the outcome of UFC, Strikeforce, Bellator, Invicta and PXC fight matchups. Fans earn virtual dollars that can be used toward the purchase of Big John MMA gear and there will be prizes awarded, through monthly contests and sweepstakes, to the member base. The app is available to iPhone, iPad, iTouch Mobile, Droid and Web users.

Big John, the most well-known, respected referee of the MMA community, provides exclusive commentary along with a new guest celebrity fighter each month. App users can challenge their friends to test their knowledge of the fighters and prediction abilities against both the guest host and each other. Former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Bas Rutten is currently serving as the first guest host for November and December.

PXC-34 will feature two of the top MMA prospects from the Hawaiian Islands against Japanese MMA talent looking to make statements in their PXC debuts. Featherweight, Dustin Kimura and Bantamweight, Russell Doane, will match up with veteran Shooto fighter, Guy Delumeau, and undefeated Michinori Tanaka, respectively, in front of thousands at Araneta Coliseum in Manila, Philippines. PXC-34 will be broadcast live nation-wide in the Philippines and will stream free online for fans around the world via Sherdog. In the Philippines, PXC receives almost 500,000 viewers per event on free-to-air television nation-wide.

"We are extremely excited to be able to bring Big John's app to Guam and the Philippines and with two PXC fighters being signed to the UFC in the last three months, this partnership seemed like a natural progression," said Edward J. Calvo, CEO of PXC. "We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship together."

The cost of the app is $1.99 and users can also enter to win a trip to the fights and meet Big John. More details can be found at www.MMAFightClubApp.com

"Asia is a huge market for the MMA and we are thrilled to be working with PXC so that fans in Asia can take part in challenging their knowledge of MMA," said Big John McCarthy, MMA referee.

About PXC
Pacific X-treme Combat, also known as PXC, was established in 2004 on the US island territory of Guam, and since then, has set the pacific region on fire showcasing the highest level of MMA action on a consistent basis. Owned and operated by the Calvo family, PXC is a Tropical Productions company and has produced over 34 professional events and over 30 amateur shows in Guam, where MMA is a mainstream sport. PXC is an exclusive MMA partner of TV5, subsidiary of two of the Philippines' top mobile companies—SMART and SunCell.
About Must Go Mobile
Must Go Mobile delivers creative solutions that are results-driven for engagement between the mobile world and the companies that strive for a collaborative effort between mobile marketing, application development and consumer engagement. The company brings technology, entertainment, mobile devices and the people who use them together. For more information, please visit www.mustgomobile.com.

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