PRESS RELEASE: MMA Industry Shake Up! May 2017
Global Proving Ground Media signs multiple League Deals with 3 Top Regional Promotions in New York, Philadelphia and North Carolina.
League President and CEO James Jefferson says “This landmark TV deal was cultivated to allow our League to grow worldwide. GPG operates similar to the NFL. GPG works with regional promotions as exclusive teams of the League and helps support the promotions with TV Production, marketing and TV Deals Worldwide.
GPG Followed these great Promotion signings with securing a national sponsor HEADBLADE “As a longtime MMA fan and sponsor since 2002 we’re happy to get on board with James Jefferson and Global Proving Ground, as they’ve been putting on great quality fights since 2012. It also helps that GPG CEO James Jefferson is also a HeadBlader and believes in our products and the headshaving demographic!” Todd Greene President and Founder HeadBlade, Inc.s #Headblade @Headblade http://www.HeadBlade.com
In a parallel deal GPG signed an exclusive PPV deal with FITE TV. FITE is the mobile app that lets you enjoy MMA, professional wrestling, boxing and traditional martial arts right on the screen of your TV – when you want to and where you want to. FITE TV was born out of the passion for fighting sports, as well as the fans frustration of huddling over the small screen. Just open the app and it will automatically connect with your smart TV. All you need to do is choose a video and tap play. @FiteTV #FiteTV https://www.fite.tv/
“FITE is excited to add a MMA organization like Global Proving Ground to our line-up of MMA, Boxing and Wrestling programming on our television platform. GPG looks to be on the rise and we look forward to growing with them,” said Michael Weber, Senior Vice President of Marketing, FITE.
Combine the new TV deal with their current national UFA TV Contract, GPG now reaches over 120 MILLION potential customers world-wide on Real TV, Digital Devices and on PPV.
About Global Proving Ground (GPG)
Global Proving Ground is the premier mixed martial arts worldwide league. Producing Original Sporting Events around the World GPG discovers and builds the next generation of professional Mixed Martial Arts athletes by working with the best MMA fight promoters, Coaches and Managers. Our unique Fan Integration allows fans to actually vote for their favorite fighters on Social Network to determine Match ups for Regional Championships leading to become the GPG World Champion.
With a growing World Wide fan base, Global Proving Ground promotes and hosts live events and PPV broadcasts every few weeks. The Live MMA Event are then edited for airing on multiple TV networks and distributed through various global content platforms. Our strong social-media presence is key as our team educates our fighters how to develop their brands and grow their fan bases organically. From Merchandising, Live Ticket Sales, Sponsorship and Product Placement GPG Offers International Brands plenty of opportunity to grow their customer base.
Global Proving Ground operates like a League. Similar to the NFL we have League Partners around the world that benefit from a Sporting Series of Regional, National and World-Wide Championship events giving fighters something to work for and fans something exciting to follow. The League also brings Network quality TV Production, powerful marketing, joint sponsors, access to Higher caliber fighters, Branding, Public Relations, along with Legal and Accounting support. A regional promoter can-not afford on their own what the League provides them on a Global Level.
Global Proving Ground is where great warriors are discovered and fans have a voice.
Contact: James B. Jefferson President CEO Global Proving Ground 609-923-2663 www.GlobalProvingGround.com Jefferson.J@globalprovingground.com