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HDNet's Mark Cuban To Join Donald Trump At New York City Press Conference Officially Announcing Affliction M-1 Global's 'Trilogy' - Fedor E ...

HDNet's Mark Cuban To Join Donald Trump At New York City Press Conference Officially Announcing Affliction M-1 Global's 'Trilogy' - Fedor Emelianenko Vs. Josh Barnett On August 1 At Honda Center In Anaheim, CA

-- HDNet


DALLAS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ --

DONALD J. TRUMP, Chairman and CEO of The Trump Organization
MARK CUBAN, Owner of the Dallas Mavericks & Chairman of HDNet
FEDOR EMELIANENKO, Current WAMMA Heavyweight Champion of the World
JOSH BARNETT, Former UFC(R) Heavyweight Champ
TOM ATENCIO, Vice President of Affliction Entertainment
VADIM FINKELSTEIN, President, M-1 Global

New York City press conference to officially announce Affliction
M-1 Global "Trilogy" Emelianenko vs. Barnett.
*To attend press conference, please RSVP via email to lmilner@swansonpr.com

Mark Cuban will be on hand to share details about HDNet's involvement with this explosive event.

Cuban's HDNet Fights announced a long-term partnership with Affliction Entertainment late last year. The agreement allows HDNet, "Your Home for MMA", to broadcast the first five fights of Affliction M-1 Global Trilogy LIVE exclusively in North America on HDNet

Wednesday, June 3
10:30am ET--Press Sign-In
11:00am ET--Press Conference Start

725 Fifth Avenue (btwn: 56th and 57th; Fifth Avenue Entrance; Media members should proceed to Sign-In Table by Escalators for Check-In)
New York, NY 10022

FACTS: Brought to you by Affliction M-1 Global in association with Donald J. Trump. Affliction M-1 Global's "Trilogy" is scheduled for August 1 at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA and live on Pay-Per-View. The highly anticipated main event will feature Fedor Emelianenko vs. Josh Barnett.

About HDNet Fights

HDNet Fights (www.hdnetfights.com) is one of the leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organizations in the country. Founded by Mark Cuban, HDNet Fights promotes, produces and airs over twenty-four live MMA events annually for broadcast on HDNet. HDNet Fights is unique as a unifying force in the MMA industry partnering with leading promoters, including Affliction, DREAM, Sengoku, XFC, M1, K-1, K-1 Max, MFC, Adrenaline and others to offer the quality match-ups and productions that MMA fans demand.

Founded in 2007, HDNet Fights is led by CEO Andrew Simon while company operations are handled by Dallas MMA legend and former UFC champion, Guy Mezger.

HDNet (www.hd.net) is the home for HDNet Fights and is the leader in offering live MMA broadcasts and the leading news and information show for MMA fans, "Inside MMA."

In addition, HDNet provides viewers with the best in original news, sports, music and entertainment programming. From the Emmy Award winning "Dan Rather Reports," to championship sports coverage from NASCAR and Major League Soccer to "Guys Night In" every Thursday and the HDNet Concert Series every Sunday, HDNet offers great programming with the world's best picture quality.

Launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and General Manager and COO Philip Garvin, the HDNet networks are available on AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Verizon and more than 40 NCTC cable affiliate companies. For more information visit www.hd.net.