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

action. 

 

 

“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

in Kandahar.

 

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!!

 

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Wreck MMA: Strong And Proud

Date: January 28th, 2011

Venue: Hilton Lac Leamy

Location: Gatineau, Quebec

 

Main Event

Jordan 'Young Guns' Mein (CMAC, Lethbridge) vs. Joe 'Diesel' Riggs (Elite Performance, Phoenix)

 

Co-Main Event

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

 

 

 

(1/20/11)