From ONE FC:
Asia's Largest Fight Promotion One Fighting Championship and Apex Sports AgencyAgree to Terms: ASA To Become ONE FC's North American Brand Embassador
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2012
Apex Sports Agency (ASA) today announced that a
partnershipwith top Asian fight organization ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) has been agreed to. Withthis pact, ASA will now exclusively handle all North American sponsorship and medianegotiations for ONE FC.
Mixed Martial Arts is taking the world by storm and ONE FC is leading the wayin Asia. They recently consummated an unprecedented ten-year deal with ESPNSTAR Sports, the number one leader in sports content, which will bring ONE FCcontent to 500 million homes across 24 countries in Asia. Now, ONE FC and ASAhave joined forces.
CEO and Owner of ONE Fighting Championship Mr. Victor Cui said, "ONEFighting Championship has completely changed the game for the sport of MMA inAsia, a region that has been the birthplace and home to martial arts for thelast 5,000 years. This is a result of the synergistic efforts and outstandingsupport from our partners. We are the biggest and best MMA organization in Asiabecause we work with only the best fighters, promotions, gyms, sponsors, andmedia companies. I am happy to be working with another world-class agency inASA as we expand our reach to work with new sponsors and partners."
"Though less than a year old, ONE FC has done some amazing things alreadyin the sport of MMA," explained ASACEO Jason Chambers. "The ESPN deal will enable a completely newaudience to fall in love with the fastest growing sport on the planet. With thetremendous growth they’re experiencing, it’s only natural that they want toexpand their presence here in North America. ASA can help ONE FC achieve that,and that is our goal."
ONE Fighting Championship is Asia’s largest mixed martial arts event. While ONEFC is dedicated to featuring the best Asian fighters in the world, thepromotion also aims to reach the North American fight faithful as well. Eventsthus far have featured well-known fighters such as Phil Baroni, TatsuyaKawajiri, Melvin Manhoef, Yoshiyuki Yoshida, Andy Wang, Rolles Gracie, and BobSapp, while also introducing talented combatants such as Zorobabel Moreira, OleLaursen, Fabricio Monteiro, and rising star Eduard Folayang.
ASA has quickly garnered a strong reputation in the MMA world, working withstars on the rise such as UFC fighters Chris Clements, Clifford Starks, CarloPrater, and Matt Lucas, as well as established fighters like Karo Parisyan,Lyle "Fancy Pants" Beerbohm, Drew Fickett, Jorge Gurgel, and ZoilaGurgel. However, ASA is more than just another management firm. The companyoffers a wide array of services, including brand-building. The partnership withONE FC came about as a result, and proves that ASA is a company to keep an eyeon.
For more information on ONE FC, please visit http://www.ONEFC.com/. ONE FC can also be on Facebookathttps://www.facebook.com/ONEFCMMA,and on Twitter @ONEFCMMA.
For more information on Apex Sports Agency, please visit http://www.ApexSportsAgency.com/.ASA can also be found on Twitter @ApexSportAgency.
About ONE Fighting Championship
Headquartered in Singapore, ONE Fighting Championship (http://www.onefc.com) isAsia's largest mixed martial arts organization. ONE Fighting Championship hoststhe best Asian mixed martial artists and world champions on the largest mediabroadcast in Asia. ONE Fighting Championship has partnered with ESPN STARSports, the number one leader in sports content, for an unprecedented 10-yearcable television deal with a coverage that spans across 24 countries in Asia.
About Apex Sports Agency
Apex Sports Agency is a full service sports agency dedicated toproviding its athletes with the best sponsorship and event opportunitiesavailable. Founded in 2011, ASA has quickly risen up the ranks, garnering areputation for its results-driven yet ethical approach to management. The ASAstable of fighters includes UFC fighters Clifford Starks, Chris Clements, CarloPrater, and Matt Lucas, Bellator Champion Zoila Gurgel, UFC/Strikeforce veteranJorge Gurgel, former UFC welterweight contender Karo Parisyan, UFC vet DrewFickett, and rising prospects Chris Gruetzemacher, Alberto Mina, John Fraser,Rosen Dimitrov, and Rumen Dimitrov.