First SUPERKOMBAT WGP of the year, host in Puerto Rico on march 26
By SuperKombat , Wednesday February 10, 2016
Superkombat Fighting Championship proudly announces the expansion of World Grand Prix Series also to America starting from this season. The first live event outside of Europe is now scheduled for March 26th (16:00 Local Time and 21:00 European time, live on Eurosport) at The Roberto Clemente Coliseum from San Juan, Puerto Rico, in association with Miranda-Cortese & Sphere in alliance with Matias Entertainment.
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In the last five years, Superkombat was the European leader in kickboxing from the point of television exposure, and from 2016, the promotion founded in 2011 by Eduard Irimia, will make its debut into the USA market and will provide premium combat sports events and attract new audience. In the main-event of the night, the Romanian super star Catalin Morosanu will face the currently ranked UK number 1 in the heavyweight division, Daniel "The Warrior" Sam.
"After months of negotiations, we are happy to announce that Superkombat events will be hosted also in the USA. For that, we have selected a strategic partner in our team, Mr. Richy Miranda – Cortese to support our efforts and who will develop the Superkombat concept in the whole American continent.”
“The first USA event will be in Puerto Rico, but we will continue also in other countries from the American continent and now we are thinking about Colombia, Mexic and Dominican Republic. As we did in Europe, we will discover new heroes in America through the Superkombat academy system which will be developed all around the world. The event for March 26 will be called USA vs Rest of the world", said Mr. Irimia.
The new representative of Superkombat in USA, Mr. Miranda-Cortese orchestrates the first ever UFC event in Puerto Rico and out of the US, that made the Government create a new law allowing the event presentation locally. The initiative led to the creation of a new industry nonexistent until then. Also, he is well known for promotion of the massive events as Caribbean Baseball Series (200,000 persons) and El Dia Nacional de La Salsa (45,000 persons).
"I'm very happy , everything is set and we start a great journey together. For SuperKombat, it will be an epic moment for all the Puerto Rico MMA fans, after our production and promotion of the historic UFC event that catapultated UFC internationally and gave fans and fighters and all of those involved MMA their lawful place in history."
"We would like to thank the commitment and support of the San Juan Ciudad Patria Administration and its' lady mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz. Also a appreciated and valued is the support and collaboration received from the Puerto Rico Sports and Recreation Department (DRD) and all those at their MMA Comission", said mr Miranda-Cortese.
Eduard Irimia also announced that the partnership with the biggest pan-European television sports network, Eurosport, will continue also for 2016 season and all 6 World Grand Prix events of the year will be broadcasted live 6 live from various locations around the world to be viewed by millions in over 90 countries. The schedule of this year: March 26, May 7, July 30, October 1 and November 12.
The full card of the Superkombat WGP Puerto Rico will be announced next week. Tickets available on PrTicket.com