FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LITTLE FALLS, NJ â€“ March 21, 2012 â€“ Worldwide Mixed Martial Arts Sports, Inc. (WMMA) proudly announces the world-class commentating team that will call the action for the companyâ€™s inaugural charitable event. MMA legend Don â€œThe Predatorâ€ Frye, lead feature and news reporter for HDNetâ€™s Inside MMA Ron Kruck, and MMA H.E.A.T. co-founder and former CNN anchor Karyn Bryant will form the commentating team for McCorkle vs. Heden: Fighting for a Better World set to take stage at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX on March 31, 2012.
â€œWMMA is bringing the best to El Paso,â€ stated William McFarlane, President of WMMA. â€œCombining the in-ring expertise and humor of Don Frye with the personality of Ron and the professionalism of Karyn will add an incredible component to an already unbelievable fight card and goal-driven event. We are going all out for our wounded warriors, our real heroes.â€
Don â€œThe Predatorâ€ Frye is an MMA legend and one of the greatest mixed martial artists that has ever graced the octagon. From his historic victory against Tank Abbott, his fierce rivalry with â€œThe Worldâ€™s Most Dangerous Manâ€ Ken Shamrock, and his unreal combat versus 6â€™5â€³, 290lb Yoshihiro Takayama, Don is cemented amongst the pioneers of mixed martial arts. His fighting career was great, however his persona is greater. Frye has made appearances on popular television shows such as: â€œItâ€™s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,â€ â€œMiami Vice,â€ â€œLaw and Order: Criminal Intentâ€ and â€œThe Best Damn Sports Show Period.â€ He has starred in the major motion picture â€œHonorâ€ and lent his voice for a childrenâ€™s film, â€œThe Ant Bully.â€ Fryeâ€™s most recent films include; Rob Schneiderâ€™s prison comedy â€œBig Stan,â€ â€œPublic Enemies,â€ with Johnny Depp, and â€œSaltâ€ featuring Angelina Jolie.
Calling the play-by-play will be popular MMA reporter Ron Kruck. A well-respected personality within the industry, Ron has covered practically every sport imaginable. Major sporting events he has covered beyond MMA include: the Stanley Cup, Major League Baseball, and NBA playoffs, NCAAâ€™s March Madness, Olympic Trials and the Fiesta and Orange Bowls. Kruck has worked for Mark Cubanâ€™s high-definition network, HDNet, since 2003 and is the lead reporter / news anchor for the popular program â€œInside MMAâ€ along with Bas Rutten and host Kenny Rice. Kruck also produces and hosts a weekly segment on the show titled â€œKruckâ€™s Korner,â€ which showcases unique people and stories from the MMA world.
Also joining the team is Karyn Bryant, co-founder and executive producer of MMA H.E.A.T., a half-hour mixed martial arts lifestyle television show, celebrating Heart. Endurance. Aggression. Technique.â„¢ both in MMA and entertainment. Karyn’s broadcasting experience gives her a unique perspective on the world of MMA. Karynâ€™s resume includes CNN, Showtime Championship Boxing, CBS’ Saturday Night Fights, MTV and VH1 among others.
WMMA: McCorkle vs. Heden will take place on Saturday, March 31st at the Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas. Doors open at 5 pm MDT and fights begin at 5:30 pm MDT. PPV starts at 7:00 pm MDT. Tickets are on sale now! To purchase tickets please go to www.wmmasports.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
To watch WMMA: McCorkle vs. Heden live on pay-per-view, contact your local cable or satellite provider for details. For additional information on WMMA, please visit www.wmmasports.com. Follow WMMA on Facebook and on twitter @wmmasports. Fight card is subject to change.
For press inquiries, please contact William McFarlane at Novuss Media at email@example.com or by phone at 480-361-5719.
McCorkle vs. Heden: Fighting for a Better World will be live on pay-per-view (PPV) through iNDemand, DISH Network and Avail-TVN in the United States, and Bell Canada and Astral/Viewerâ€™s Choice in Canada. The event will also be broadcast through the Armed Forces Network (AFN) to one million service members and their families deployed in 175 countries and territories around the world. The main event is available on PPV for $29.95. Contact your cable provider for details.
For additional information on WMMA, please visit www.wmmasports.com.
Worldwide Mixed Martial Arts Sports, Inc. (â€œWMMAâ€) is more than the sport of mixed martial arts. WMMA is a premier sports and entertainment enterprise dedicated to the global, responsible development of the sport of mixed martial arts through the promotion of culture and humanitarian values founded on the principles and traditions of balanced mental, physical and spiritual development.