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Fight Network Partners with Quebec’s SLAMM: Tristar Fights

Fight Network Staff / November 22, 2012 - 3:39pm

Toronto – Canada’s Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, has partnered with the upstart SLAMM: Tristar Fights organization based in Quebec.

Fight Network will broadcast SLAMM1 via five-day tape delay following the inaugural Nov. 30 event from the Complexe Sportscene in St-Hilaire, Quebec.

“Fight Network has closely followed the evolution of Tristar Gym in Montreal, the top academy in Canada and one of the most respected gyms in the world,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Programming & Production at Fight Network. “With the world-famous gym now venturing into the world of fight promotion, it’s a perfect opportunity to partner up and showcase the next wave of Canadian talent to Fight Network viewers.”

SLAMM is the new world-class Quebec based MMA organization headed by Interbox and Tristar,” said Rodolphe Beaulieu, SLAMM promoter. “This highly successful team has partnered to deliver a first class environment for the new breed of MMA fighters to showcase their skills and further advance a sport which is growing exponentially worldwide. SLAMM looks forward to building a new industry standard within the regional MMA spectrum while providing an attractive platform for both local and international sponsors and corporate partners. SLAMM is extremely pleased to be working with the Fight Network to broadcast the events to a national audience.”

SLAMM1 will be headlined by welterweight prospects Alex Garcia (7-1) and Stephane Lamarche (8-12).

In other marquee bouts, Fight Network’s mixed martial arts analyst Robin Black (3-5) returns to the cage for a bantamweight showdown with Derek Charbonneau (0-0), while highly touted bantamweight Aiemann Zahabi (0-0), the brother of Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi, makes his long awaited mixed martial arts debut against Kyle Vivian (0-5).

The full fight card for SLAMM1: Tristar Fights can be viewed below:

-Alex Garcia (7-1) vs. Stephane Lamarche (8-12)
-Olivier Aubin-Mercier (2-0) vs. Jordan Jewell (2-1)
-Mandell Nallo (0-0) vs. Joseph Latour (1-3)
-Aiemann Zahabi (0-0) vs. Kyle Vivian (0-5)
-Robin Black (3-5) vs. Derek Charbonneau (0-0)
-Steve Simms (4-0) vs. Theo Toney (2-3)
-Dominic Trépanier (0-0) vs. Ken MacLeod (0-4)

For a full listing of Fight Network’s broadcast schedule, please visit tv.fightnetwork.com.

For More Information Contact:

Fight Network
Chad Midgley
VP Programming & Production
chad@fightnetwork.com

www.fightnetwork.com

About Fight Network:

Fight Network (http://www.fightnetwork.com) is the world’s premier 24/7 TV channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle.  The channel is carried in Canada nationally on all major cable, satellite and telco systems in Canada and internationally via YouTube. Fight Network is available on multiple global platforms, including its website, YouTube page, mobile phone apps and radio program ‘Live Audio Wrestling.’

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