Bodog Fight to Sponsor ‘HOOKnSHOOT’

September 25, 2007

Two undisputed champions in the world of mixed martial arts are teaming up for one incredible evening of MMA action.

Bodog Fight will join forces with promoters of HOOKnSHOOT to sponsor their upcoming event in Evansville, Indiana.

Bodog Fight Presents: HOOKnSHOOT will take place September 29 at the Evansville Coliseum.

“Bodog Fight is pleased to be sponsoring this exciting event,” said Bodog Fight creator and billionaire entertainment mogul, Calvin Ayre. “HOOKnSHOOT is a top notch organization and we look forward to working together on this event as well as on future projects.”

“As Bodog Fight’s acting commissioner, I know first hand how Calvin Ayre and the Bodog Fight team operate,” said HOOKnSHOOT founder, Jeff Osborne. “They are a first-class organization and I’m thrilled they are on board for what promises to be a fantastic event in Indiana.”

The stellar card will showcase Bodog Fighters Julie Kedzie and Jan “Cuddles” Finney in a thrilling women’s title fight.

In addition, there will be a special eight-man single-elimination tournament to crown a HOOKnSHOOT Middleweight Champion. Challengers include John “The Saint” Renken, John Troyer, Joseph Baize, Joe Cooper, Steve “No Sweat” Conley, Joe Kennedy, Andy Fink, and Bodog Fight veteran Scott Henze.

In other action, HOOKnSHOOT “Rising Star” Champion Matt “The Destroyer” Troyer will take on former champ John Turner in a grudge match. Kwinn Davis faces David Overfield, Merrit Warren battles Victor Vitola, and Courtney “Chocolate Nightmare” Ray will fight an opponent yet to be determined.

About Bodog Fight

Since its inception in 2006, Bodog Fight has become one of the heavy-hitters in the world of mixed martial arts. Created by billionaire entertainment mogul, Calvin Ayre, Bodog Television’s Bodog Fight series offers viewers a unique combination of action and allure from exotic locations throughout the world. Bodog Fight can be viewed in 100 million homes across North America and at Some of Bodog Television’s other programs include: poker lifestyle and reality shows, Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker and Sharks & Fools; and a million-dollar indie band search competition, Bodog Battle. BODOG is a registered trademark of Bodog Entertainment Group. For media inquiries please contact .


HOOKnSHOOT is one of the longest running MMA promotion in North America. Formed in 1995, the promotion has produced some of the industry’s top champions. For more information visit Fightworld.

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