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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Owned Entertainment To Attend IFC Celebrity Poker Tournament To Promote MMA Movie ‘Owned’

Courtesy of Owned Entertainment, Inc.:

AUSTIN, Texas, 02/12/2008 -- Owned Entertainment, Inc announced today that fighters from the MMA movie ‘Owned,’ including Dean Lister, Din Thomas and Shonie Carter, as well as director James Hergott and CEO Eric Alfio, will be in attendance at the International Fighting Championship Celebrity Poker Tournament at the New Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 25th, 2008. Other celebrities likely to attend include Ice Cube, D.J. Pooh, Snoop, Vin Diesel, Steve Baldwin, Bob Villa, Wolfgang Puck, Jason David Frank, A.J. Benza, and MMA/Boxing industry professionals including Richard Steele, Lisa King, Al Bernstein, Kevin Randleman, Josh Haynes, Stephan Bonner, Jake Shields, Gilbert, Melendez, Marvin Eastman, Frank Trigg, Kenny Florian. For more information on the event, contact Rico White at internationalfightingchampion@gmail.com.

About The International Fighting Championship

The IFC is a live Mixed Martial Arts show produced in North America. The International Fighting Championship plans to have 10 shows for 2008 and 12 shows in 2009. The IFC'S mission is to produce the most exciting, highest-quality fight shows in North America and to develop superstar up and coming talent to compete on the world stage. The IFC plans a strong marketing campaign in Sports publications, e-wire broadcasts, T.V. and Radio commercials, street promotional teams, billboards, press releases etc.

About ‘Owned’

‘Owned' is an exciting action thriller set in the world of MMA. We will be looking for a combination of talented actors and MMA fighters for the movie. Recently announced fighters for the movie include Dean Lister, Jason Mayhem Miller, Cung Le, Shonie Carter, Din Thomas and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua and Murilo ‘Ninja’ Rua. For more information on the ‘Owned’ movie visit mmamovie.com, ownedentertainment.com and the official ‘Owned’ myspace at http://www.myspace.com/ownedentertainmentinc.

About Owned Entertainment

Owned Entertainment, Inc. has emerged as a player in the area of independent film production and distribution, once monopolized by the major film studios. The company engages in investing, producing, and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects, video games and other entertainment entities. Along with its controlling equity interest in 'All That I Need,' released in theatres December 2005 and released on DVD February 2006, there are several other projects in the making, including: 'The Other Side' and 'Descendant,' written by Damir Catic and Eric Alfio, the action thriller set in the world of Mixed Martial Arts 'Owned' by James Hergott, 'Brothers' by Tarquin Gotch (whose credits include 'Home Alone,' 'Curly Sue,' 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off') and the Reno 911-type comedic take-off on the popular 'The Ultimate Fighter' TV show entitled 'Fight House.' Our mission at Owned Entertainment, Inc. is to produce high quality and highly enjoyable feature films that will be widely distributed in the mainstream media markets. The corporate offices for Owned Entertainment, Inc. are in Austin, Texas with additional offices in Southern California. Owned Entertainment, Inc. has recently announced adding an Interactive Entertainment division to focus on video game development.

Owned Entertainment, Inc.
James Hergott, President