MAX gets Real! 6th Sept 2007
Exotic Reality show sure to be a winner!
MAX Entertainment announced today that it has secured Director Bobby Razak ( Rites Of Passage) to direct a brand new MMA reality show called MAX Fighter. The G4 Productions team will select 8 fighters from 4 weight categories to compete and become the MAX Fighters in Europe. MAX and G4 will have the show filmed exclusively at the ADCC Combat Club in beautiful Abu-Dhabi.
“This is the most exotic location you could ever hope for” Said Razak, ” Abu Dhabi is a beautiful place and the ADCC staff are second to none, this is one of the most exciting MMA projects that I have ever been involved in and working with MAX and G4 is something I have wanted to do since their first announcement early this year”
The reality show is just another step in the major plans for MAX Entertainment, whose live events in produced by G4 have been a fantastic success and continue to grow. These live events will be used to assess potential fighters to compete in the MAX Fighter reality show which will start filming in February of 2008.
Bobby Razak CVBorn and raised in London, England now working out of los angeleslast 14 years
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Marko Leisten from G4 said ” This reality show will be very different from anything else the MMA world has seen and we will bring some of Europe’s top trainers to help develop the guys. The facilities at the ADCC club are just amazing and of course Abu Dhabi is the most beautiful oasis in the Emirates so MAX Fighter will be out of this world”
We are very happy to have secured Bobby Razak for this project.” said Tony Davis of MAX Entertainment, “Bobby has an impeccable track record for producing MMA content having worked for both UFC and Pride and of course his very successful documentary films. Bobby was the obvious choice to do this and he has an incredible creative vision which will make MAX Fighter very unique”Of MAX Entertainment, Bobby has an impeccable track record for producing MMA content having worked for both UFC and Pride and of course his very successful documentary films. Bobby was the obvious choice to do this and he has an incredible creative vision which will make MAX Fighter very unique”
MAX Fighters will start filming in Feb, contact Marko Leistén for further information.