FilmOn To Broadcast Live Hitman Fighting MMA Pay-Per-View Event From The Soboba Casino In San Jacinto, California
Event Marks First Collaboration Between FilmOn and the Hitman Fighting Organization
LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2011 -- Media Mogul Alki David in collaboration with the Hitman Fighting Organization will present "Round 5 on the Road to the Hitman Amateur World Championships," live on Pay-Per-View (PPV) at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, Sunday, June 12th.
Tickets for the event are available at www.mmafighttickets.com. The event will be available for $7.95 at http://www.Filmon.com/Hitman or free to FilmOn subscribers. Purchase of the event includes a free month of Filmon.com.
There will be more than 30 amateur fights with fighters competing from all over the world to be the first ever Hitman World Champion. Gates for this event will open at 9 AM. The co-main event will showcase a Gladiator Challenge Featherweight Championship between Greg Guzman and Paul Webb. In addition, returning Gladiator Challenge favorites Keith "KO Kid" Berry, Deutsch Pu'u, and Robbie Peralta will put their skills on display.
After the Hitman portion of the day will be a special performance by Long Beach Rehab, a superband consisting of members from Sublime (Q-ball), White Zombie (Ivan De Prume), Fishbone (Angelo Moore) and Bad Brains (Israel Joseph).
The Gladiator Challenge professional MMA event will follow the concert with an additional 18 fights. "Full Force" will open at 4:30 PM, with the first fight hitting at 6 PM. UFC veteran Gabe "Godzilla" Ruediger will battle Aaron Neveu for the Gladiator Challenge Lightweight Championship. The event marks the inaugural Pay-Per-View event for The Gladiators.
"We are very excited to partner with Hitman Fighting Productions in bringing premier MMA content to the FilmOn arsenal of programming," said Alki David. "We are creating a robust sports platform alongside other genres like Hip Hop and Comedy that provide online entertainment options for subscribers who want to take their cable channels with them on any mobile device or computer."
The proprietary FilmOn technology will allow paid PPV subscribers to stream live chat to the online event.
FilmOn has additional content deals, partnering with Hip Hop Weekly and Worldstarhiphop brands recently to present the Hip Hop Weekly Awards from the Hard Rock 12 in Miami. Worldstarhiphop and Hip Hop Weekly have become among the most recognized and trusted brands in hip hop media, serving a market now estimated to consist of more than 50 million members of the Millennial Generation who identify with hip hop culture. Worldstarhiphop will also be carrying the PPV event bringing a whole new audience to the MMA arena.
FilmOn subscriptions start at $7.95 ($19.95 with adult added) or $79.50 yearly ($195.00 yearly with adult added). The FilmOn Web cable television service is delivered through the freely downloadable multi-platform HDi player or in Flash or app free to mobile devices. Filmon.com streams videos in high definition and utilizes proprietary video compression technology to achieve high quality even over basic broadband connections.
In addition FilmOn will provide subscribers with the ability to stream up to six movies from FilmOn's nearly 40,000 title film library per month.
FilmOn currently carries more than 60 channels of live content. FilmOn also carries a number of their own exclusive content channels including FilmOn Movies, Sports, Docu (Documentary), Drama, Horror, and adult content.
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FilmOn Inc. was founded in March 2009 by Filmon.com Plc, a Berlin-listed company (2F0A-BER) and is operated independently by a dedicated U.S. management team with offices in Los Angeles and London. Battlecam.com (http://www.Battlecam.com), is the 24 x 7 live reality community TV channel of Filmon.com
Source: FilmOn Inc.