The Score To Televise
"WRECK MMA: Strong and Proud"
January 28, 2011
Casino Du Lac-Lemay
Gatineau, Quebec (Canada)
TORONTO – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces that theScore will be televising the
“Wreck MMA – Strong and Proud” card as part of The Score Fighting Series. The event takes place on
January 28, 2011 at Casino Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec and will air on theScore via tape delay two
weeks after the event’s completion. Individual flights will be posted in the MMA section of theScore.com.
The entire card will also be available live on internet pay-per-view at gofightlive.tv
The card will feature a solid combination of established and up and coming fighters. The main event will see
a clash between seasoned veteran Joe “Diesel” Riggs and rising star Jordan “Young Guns” Mein. The co-
main event features UFC veteran Mark “Boots” Holst versus Markhaile “Showtime” Wedderburn. Holst
recently announced that he will retire from MMA after this fight as he looks to focus on the opening of his
own MMA school. In addition, Nova Scotia’s Matt MacGrath takes on B.C.’s Kalib Starnes in middleweight
“theScore Fighting Series focuses on events that feature established MMA veterans while also showcasing
the next generation of fighters,” says Benjie Levy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer,
Score Media Inc. “theScore has a close working relationship with many of the world’s top MMA
organizations and actively works to help young fighters advance their careers. There are many stars of
tomorrow competing at “Wreck MMA – Strong and Proud” and theScore is pleased to show them to Canada
and the world across our multiple media platforms.”
“To have this event broadcast on theScore shows that all our hard work is paying off and that Wreck MMA is
one of the most exciting organizations in Canada,” says Nick Castiglia, President of REC Promotions Inc.
“We believe in helping local fighters, businesses and causes and we teamed with theScore because together
we can extend our reach within the community. We are excited about this opportunity and anticipate making
theScore our home for future events.”
About REC Promotions Inc.
REC Promotions Inc. is a promotional company based out of Ottawa that promotes professional Mixed
Martial Arts events under the name ‘Wreck MMA’. Led by its President Nick Castiglia, Matchmaker Alex
Caporicci and Vice-President Khris Collins, Wreck MMA is run with the purpose of developing local athletes
by giving them a platform to showcase their talent and the opportunity to enhance their careers. Charitable
work is a major focus of the promotion, which included the first ever MMA event in Afghanistan. The event
occurred on October 13th and all fighters and staff volunteered their time for the Canadian Forces stationed
About Score Media Inc.
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment.
Created in 1997 in response to the growing desire for increased participation in the consumption of sports,
the Company has now established itself as the home for hardcore sports fans. Score Media’s primary asset,
theScore Television Network (“theScore”), is a national specialty television service providing sports news,
information, highlights and live event programming in more than 6.8 million homes across Canada. The
Company’s digital media assets include theScore.com, theScore iPad Edition and the mobile sports
applications ScoreMobile and ScoreMobile FC which are available on BlackBerry, iPhone and Android
devices. Score Media also operates theScore Satellite Radio which is available across North America on
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Channel 98. Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 240 employees in 2010,
Score Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.
Tickets for this star studded event are available at TICKETMASTER.CA or by calling (613) 755-1111.
Buy your tickets now to assure yourself a spot for the one show you do not want to miss!!
Date: January 28th, 2011
Venue: Hilton Lac Leamy
Location: Gatineau, Quebec
Jordan 'Young Guns' Mein (CMAC, Lethbridge) vs. Joe 'Diesel' Riggs (Elite Performance, Phoenix)
Markhaile 'Showtime' Wedderburn (Team Sufferaz, Toronto) vs. Mark ‘Boots’ Holst (OAMA, Ottawa)
Matt MacGrath (Titans MMA, Charlottetown) vs. Kalib Starnes (Aegis Athletics, Surrey)
Dimitri Waardenburg (Speedy Gym, Granby) vs. Remi ‘Bam Bam’ Morvan (OAMA, Ottawa)
Mike Reilly (Bluewater Martial Arts, Rockland) vs. Robin Black (Martin Boxing/MECCA/Xtreme Couture, Toronto)
Jesse ‘The Ghost’ Gross (Adrenaline MMA, London) vs. Pablo Santos (Tapout Training Center, Gatineau)
Alka Matewa (Team Tugboat, Belgium) vs. Jesse ‘The Body Snatcher’ Ronson (Round One, Cambridge)
Amer Hussein (Bruckmann’s MMA, Oshawa) vs. Mustafa ‘Mufasa’ Khalil (Ronin MMA, Ottawa)
Mike Sledzion (Empire Red/Dragon's Lair, Orillia) vs. Jeffrey Laughren (RAMA, Rockland)
Vito Attanasi (Boreland Combat Team, Georgetown) vs. Jeff Harrison (OAMA, Ottawa)
Tyler Hardcastle (Team Tugboat, Toronto) vs. Kyle Vivian (Empire Red/Dragon's Lair, Orillia)
Christopher St-Jean (Sudbury MMA, Sudbury) vs. Marc Lefebvre (RAMA, Rockland)
- Press Release from Wreck MMA
Subject to change