From FIGHT NOW TV:
HOBOKEN, NJ (May 24, 2012) -FIGHT NOW TV TM - America's only 24-hour combat sports and entertainmentchannel - will deliver exciting. World-class kickboxing and mixed-martial-artsaction in the United States this Saturday afternoon live from Sweden.
"This is what FIGHT NOW TV is all about," said FIGHT NOW TVCo-Founder & General Manager Mike Garrow. "Whether it's boxing, mixedmartial arts, Muay Thai or kickboxing, FIGHT NOW TV is committed to bringingthe best combat-sports action in the world to American fight fans."
On tap are 13 fights, starting at 12:30 PM / ET, with a pair of MMA fightsfeaturing American favorite Tony Lopez, a former King of the Cage SuperHeavyweight and Heavyweight Champion.
Following the MMA fights will be sixteen of the best young fighters in theworld battling in eight kickboxing matches, one featuring a pair of Americans,Michael Corley and Ky Hollenbeck, in "Glory First 16."
The non-stop clashes culminate with three "Glory Super Fights" --Alex Harris (Sweden) vs. Nieck Holzken (Netherlands), Carter Williams (USA) vs.Gokhan Saki (Turkey), Errol Zimmerman (Surinam) vs. Semmy Schilt (Netherlands).
In the co-feature, popular 56-fight veteran Williams (34-20-2) is an underdogagainst Saki, who is considered a younger version, ironically, of Williams. TheAmerican fighter is a past North American Muay Thai Champion who also won a K1World Grand Prix tournament in Las Vegas.
Zimmerman-Schilt headlines the powerful "Golden Glory" card,showcasing two of the best and most dangerous kick-boxers in the world. The 6'3, 245-pound Zimmerman (76-16-1, 41 KOs), who fights out of the Netherlands, isa three-time Dutch Muay Thai Champion who won the 2008 K1 World Grand Prix inAmsterdam. He will be at a physical disadvantage, however, against the nearly7-foot, 285-pound Schiltz.
Schilt (38-6-1, 17 KOs) is the only man to capture three consecutive K1 WorldGrand Prix titles and is tied with Ernesto Hoost for winning the most overallK1 World GP tournaments with four apiece. The Dutch giant has also been an MMAfighter in Pride, UFC and Pancrase.
All fights and fighters are subject to change.
About FIGHT NOW TV: With offices in New Jersey, Las Vegas and Toronto, FIGHTNOW TV is a cross-platform media company that creates and distributes contentthrough its television, video on demand, and online outlets.
Founded by Channel Zero, Inc. and media entrepreneur Mike Garrow, FIGHT NOW TVis the only 24-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week combat sports channel in thenation. The network's mandate is to bring the best battles, fiercest fights andstunning knockouts to America. FIGHT NOW TV caters to fight fans of everygenre, giving them a front row seat to compelling coverage of MMA, boxing,wrestling/grappling, Muay Thai, kickboxing and other combat sports. FIGHT NOWTV is the place for the best analysis, live and current events, documentariesand news coverage of the biggest PPV events and match-ups from around theglobe.
FIGHT NOW TV has also enlisted one of the fight game's biggest names to joinits camp, 5-time UFC champion and MMA legend Randy Couture, who serves as bothspokesperson and analyst for the channel.
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