Cage Rage Championships Crowd Grows 150% in FiveMonths
Cage Rage 19: Fearless – Saturday 9th December, Earl’sCourt.
It’s hard to believe that only six months ago CageRage was selling out Wembley Conference Centre to acrowd of 2800. Here we are, three events later, twosell out Wembley Arena shows under our belt and 150%growth in live audience figures.
So to end on a spectacular year, it can now beofficially released that Cage Rage Championships 19:Fearless will be held on 9th December at theprestigious Earl’s Court in south west London .
“For the last two Wembley shows we’ve pulled in somebig names, matched some great fights and had anexcellent advertising and marketing campaign” saidAndy Geer when asked what he thinks the growth of theevent is down to. “We just hope that we continue toput on the best shows for true MMA fans as well asencouraging a new audience to help the sport grow.”
And there is no doubt that the profile is growing. Notonly in audience terms but across national media.While IPC continue to be media partners with CageRage, over the last six months Cage Rage has hadcoverage on ITN, BBC, LBC, Sky One, Talk Sport, TheIndependent, The People, The Daily Star, FrontMagazine as well as continuing to work with the MMApress.
So can the Cage Rage Championships keep up the goodwork? You bet your life! There are whispers on thewind as to the card for 9th Dec but I can confirm thefollowing fights now:
· We have an Irish V Brazil stand off betweenArni Isaksson and Jean Silva
· The Australian ‘King of Rock and Rumble’,Elvis Sinsonic, will go toe to toe with The Beast,Mark Epstein.
· Robert ‘Buzz’ Berry will go against UFC VetWesley ‘Cabbage’ Correira
· As promised Zelg Galesic will get a chanceat the middleweight title against Mark Weir in thepenultimate fight of the night.
· Now the headline fight… Let’s just say it’sgoing to be HEAVY! Seriously big… and involves ourBritish Heavy Weight people’s champion Rob Broughton.OK, Eric ‘Butterbean’ Esch will be in the cage againstThe Bear Broughton.
“As Cage Rage grows so does our reputation within MMAas a top world player” said matchmaker Dave O’Donnell.“And we’ll keep pushing for the big names to put theBritish fighters out there at the next level and givethe MMA fans the best shows in the UK ”.