Dynamite!! USA Tickets Available to Fans This Week
Tickets for June 2 MMA Extravaganza on Sale at
Ticketmaster and the LA Coliseum Box Office Starting Friday, May 4
Los Angeles, May 4, 2007 – Fans looking to take part in mixed martial arts history will have the opportunity to reserve their spot beginning this Friday, when tickets to FEG’s “Softbank presents Dynamite!! USA in association with ProElite” will go on sale via Ticketmaster locations, www.ticketmaster.com and the Los Angeles Coliseum box office.
Ticket prices for the June 2 event at the LA Coliseum will range from $10 to $1000, depending on seating location. Approximately 90,000 seats will be available on the field and throughout the majority of the stadium bowl, with the exception of limited blocked sections on each end for restricted viewing. In the stadium bowl, seats in the upper sections will sell for $30, with the exception of the west end, which will be $10. The lower bowl will sell for $60 in most areas and $30 in the west end. On the field, tickets will run at $100 on the outer rim, $250 in the middle section and $1,000 at ringside.
Main events on the Dynamite!! USA fight card will include 7-foot-2 South Korean giant Hong Man Choi, aka “Techno Goliath,” who will face off against former NCAA and WWE wrestling champion Brock Lesnar. Also joining the card on June 2 will be mixed martial arts legend Royce Gracie and Johnnie Morton, a former USC Trojan wide receiver and NFL star.
“We went to great lengths to put together matchups that are historic and compelling for Dynamite!! USA,” said Sadaharu Tanikawa, CEO of FEG. “From the immense popularity of MMA events in the U.S. and our consistent demand overseas, we expect seats at the Coliseum to fill up quickly in the coming weeks.”
Dynamite!! USA will begin at 5:00 p.m., PT, with a fight undercard that includes ProElite’s EliteXC fighters Jake Shields, Antonio Silva and Gina Carano. The main fight card will begin shortly thereafter.
Dynamite!! USA marks the first FEG event on U.S. soil and the inaugural MMA contest in the LA Coliseum’s 74-year history. FEG’s Heroes MMA events in Japan and Korea have routinely sold out major arenas and stadiums, including the 74,000-seat Tokyo Dome.
The SHOWTIME® PPV fight card, which begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, will feature up to six fights, with co-main events. Prior to the pay-per-view, SHOWTIME will televise the three undercard bouts, free to SHOWTIME subscribers from 9-10 p.m. ET/6-7 p.m. PT. For pay-per-view pricing and ordering information, viewers should contact their local cable or satellite provider.
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About FEGFormed in 2003, FEG, Inc assumed the role of K-1 Corporation in production and management of K-1 events that at the time were enjoying 13 years of success. In addition to K-1 Events, FEG, Inc’s goal was to expand the company’s presence into the world of Mixed Martial Arts as it saw the overwhelming demand from theviewers and fans. In 2005 FEG, Inc started the production of the Hero’s events in Japan. Under the current corporate structure, FEG, Inc is responsible for the production and promotion, as well as all otheraspects of business from fighter contracts to event marketing of both the K-1 and Hero’s (Mixed Martial Arts) events all over the world.
About Showtime Networks Inc.
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME® TOO™, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE® and TMC XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL HD™, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND™ and THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMAND™. SNI is also an owner and manager of SUNDANCE CHANNEL, a venture of NBC Universal, Robert Redford and SNI. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME® PPV.
About ProElite, Inc.ProElite, Inc. is an entertainment and media company dedicated to producing world-class sporting events and empowering the participation of athletes and enthusiasts. ProElite, Inc. fosters the growth of the core principles of competition – Pride, Spirit, Honor and Sportsmanship. ProElite, Inc. owns the following brands and companies: EliteXCTM (mixed martial arts live event production), and ProElite.com (online community that provides content and tools for martial arts enthusiasts).