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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Inside Look At Teams In IFL World Championship Semifinals On "IFL Battleground" On MyNetworkTV

Courtesy of the International Fight League:

Episode Visits All Four Camps As Teams Prepare For Playoffs

NEW YORK, August 21, 2007- The International Fight League (OTC.BB: IFLI), the world’s number one professional mixed martial arts league, goes behind the scenes at the training camps of each of the semifinal teams in the next episode of “IFL Battleground” on Monday, August 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. CT/MT). MyNetworkTV cameras follow Renzo Gracie’s New York Pitbulls, Ken Yasuda’s Tokyo Sabres, Pat Miletich’s Quad Cities Silverbacks and Shawn Tompkins’ Los Angeles Anacondas as they prepare for their IFL World Championship playoff competition. “IFL Battleground” airs every Monday night, with a replay on Saturday, on MyNetworkTV.

The trip to the training camps includes a look at each team’s stars and coaches analyzing video of their upcoming opponents. The episode also revisits some of the highlights from each team’s season in the ring.

Among those featured in the episode include:

Ben Rothwell (Milwaukee, Wis.) of the Silverbacks, who will battle his Anacondas counterpart Krzysztof Soszynski (Winnipeg, Manitoba) in a rematch of heavyweights.

Savant Young (Pasadena, Calif.) of the Sabres, who won two of three matches in his first IFL season.

Benji Radach (Coconut Creek, Fla.), who looks to extend his unbeaten mark for the Anacondas this year after a two-plus-year absence from the sport.

Bryan Vetell (Jamaica, N.Y.), the Pitbulls’ gentle giant who faces a tough test in powerful Wayne Cole (Oklahoma City, Okla.).

Viewers can find their local MyNetworkTV affiliate at www.mynetworktv.com/local_stations.html.

About the IFL

International Fight League™ (IFL) is the world’s first professional mixed martial arts sports league. IFL has its headquarters in New York and offices in Las Vegas. For more information about IFL, please see: www.ifl.tv.