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Monday, September 15, 2008

CraveOnline's Sherdog.com To Stream MMA Event Live From The Playboy Mansion

Courtesy of CraveOnline:

Misaki Goes Head to Head with Riggs

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 -- Sherdog.com (http://www.Sherdog.com), the world's original online media platform for mixed martial arts (MMA) and a member of the CraveOnline (http://www.CraveOnline.com) family of lifestyle sites for men, announced today that they will provide a live stream of Strikeforce's
(http://www.Strikeforce.com) MMA extravaganza at the world-famous Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills, CA. on Saturday, September 20.

The stream, available at Sherdog.com/live (http://www.Sherdog.com/live) will be free of charge to viewers and begin at 7:30 PM PST (10:30 PM EST) with two preliminary bouts and will include the main fight card in its entirety.

"Strikeforce At The Mansion II" will be headlined by a showdown between 2006 Pride Bushido grand prix winner and world-ranked middleweight Kazuo "Grabaka Hitman" Misaki (20-8-2), and heavy-hitting UFC veteran Joe "Diesel" Riggs (28-10). The event lineup comprises 10 bouts, which also includes the return of Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh "The Punk" Thomson (15-2) in a non-title bout with Lion's Den protege Ashe Bowman (9-4) and the U.S. debut of Dream 155-pound sensation Mitsuhiro Ishida (16-4-1) against Justin Wilcox (5-2).

Sherdog recently launched their first live streaming broadcast of the Fury FC 6 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this past July, which included standout performances from Eduardo "Telles" Moreira, Eduardo Pachu, and Rafael dos Anjos, who is expected to make his Octagon debut at UFC 91 in November.

"Sherdog is excited to continue to provide its users with the best MMA content online," stated Jeff Sherwood, Founder and Managing Editor of Sherdog.com. "It's an opportunity for us to feature some of the best fights for our users and expand our MMA coverage and the types of content we provide to fans."

The next streaming fight made available on Sherdog will feature the Fury FC 7 fight live from Brazil on Saturday, November 8.

For more information on the event and to access the stream live day of show, visit: Sherdog.com (http://www.Sherdog.com/live)

About CraveOnline.com:

CraveOnline.com (http://www.craveonline.com) is a leading lifestyle destination for young men ages 18-34 and also serves as the demographic/psychographic hub for a family of other male-centric web properties featuring video, movies, TV, music, sports, games, cars, humor and more. As one of the fastest growing destinations on the web with sites like ComingSoon.net, Sherdog.com, ActionTrip.com, and Superherohype.com, CraveOnline attracts over 35 million unique visitors per month. For advertisers, opportunities for sponsorship and creative integration go beyond the banner to make marketing messages an uninterrupted part of the user experience. Recent brand advertisers include Hanes, Wrigley, Burger King, Axe, 20th Century Fox and Rockstar Videogames. The company is based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York, Chicago and San Francisco. CraveOnline is part of AtomicOnline (http://www.AtomicOnline.com), a diversified online media company.

Erica Schrag
Manager, Public Relations & Marketing
310.828.0056 x.395