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Takedown Entertainment Expands to Australia With Cage Fighting Championship Agreement(November 08, 2011)
LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/11 -- Takedown Entertainment Inc. (www.takedownentertainment.com) (OTCBB: TKDN), the new face of Mixed Martial Arts, is pleased to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire worldwide distribution rights to past and future MMA fights, plus certain brand and sponsorship rights, with Cage Fighting Championship (CFC) of Australia.
"We have always had International interest in our events," said CFC co-owner Luke Pezzutti. "I believe Takedown offers a unique blend of the world's best MMA Organizations and we are very excited to be part of this vision. CFC is proud to be at the forefront of Australian MMA, and working alongside Takedown will give the world the opportunity to see what we have to offer."
Founded in 2006, CFC quickly established itself as Australia's premiere MMA organization, launching the careers of Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard and current UFC fighters Brian Ebersole, Kyle Noke, Anthony Perosh and Jamie Tehuna. Hosting events in Sydney's Harbour and Queensland's Gold Coast and featuring fighters from around the world including former UFC No.1 Middleweight contender Joe Doerksen, MFC lightweight Champion Antonio Mckee, and UFC's Shonie Carter, CFC is known for its exciting fights and professional production.
"Australia is a huge growth market for MMA," said Takedown Entertainment President and CEO Peter E. Wudy. "CFC has been instrumental in developing domestic talent alongside showcasing International stars and has delivered world class events over the past five years. Signing CFC demonstrates our commitment to working with best in class MMA organizations across the world. With promotions signed in the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America with Brazil, continental Europe with Russia, Bulgaria, Sweden, Finland, Ukraine, and now in the Pacific with Australia, Takedown is truly global."
About Takedown Entertainment Inc.
Headquartered in London, UK with offices in Beverly Hills, California, Takedown Entertainment Inc. is a sports entertainment company with subsidiaries in the acquisition, production, distribution and marketing of mixed martial arts (MMA) programming, content and products for North American and International markets.
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