ProElite, Inc. announced a press conference yesterday, scheduled for Friday, July 29th in Honolulu, to reveal the matchups on the upcoming August fight card. However, the poster above which was recently released on their site offers a few spoilers.
The poster reveals “The Pitbull” Andrei Arlovski fighting someone with a last name of “Lopez”, Kendall Grove fighting Joe Riggs, and confirms the debut of MMA debut of Reagan Penn. Conor Heun has been speculated to be on the card, but is not confirmed on this poster. “I am confident that MMA fans will not be disappointed with the matchups, which will be announced later this week. It’s exciting to have the MMA community on the edge of their seats awaiting the next ProElite news,” stated Paul Feller, President and CEO of Stratus. “I am confident that MMA fans will not be disappointed with the matchups, which will be announced later this week.”
T.Jay Thompson, head of Fight Operations said, “This is just the start of ProElite’s return to a dominant player in the industry.” “We look forward to regaining the support of the MMA global audience.”
The August 27th fight marks the third time ProElite has staged an MMA event in Hawaii.
Tickets can now be purchased at the Blaisdell Arena box office, or online at ticketmaster.com. Reserved seats are $28, $40, $65, and $90; Cage side seats are priced at $150 and $200. Info via Fight Nerd fan Jeff Youngs.
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