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I will try to be at some of these too.

Final training sessions for Local fighters fighting in UFC will be open to the press
WHO: Three local fighters that will be fighting in the UFC at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield

-Eliot “The fire” Marshall- record 8-1, Easton BJJ Black Belt, a CU graduate and “Ultimate Fighting Reality Show” veteran will face Vladimir “the janitor” Matyushenko 23-4

-Brendan “The Hybrid” Schaub- record 4-1, CU graduate, ex CU Buffs football player and finalist in the “Ultimate Fighting Reality Show” will face Chace Gormley 6-1

-Duane “Bang” Ludwig 19-10 Muay Thai champion, UFC, pride veteran, will face Darren Elkins 11-1

Also present will be Shane Carwin record 11-0 Colorado School of Mines graduate, in preparation for his event the following week against Frank Mir 13-4 in Newark New Jersey for the interim Heavy Weight Championship.

WHY: For the press to take photos, interview coaches and fighters and see live sparring and grappling from some of the top athletes in Colorado


Date- Wednesday, March 17th- 10-11:15 am, 11:15-11:30 Q&A
Location- Easton Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (Denver Location)
320 N Broadway (corner of 3rd and Broadway)
Denver, CO. 80203

Date- Tuesday march 16th 9:30-10:45am 10:45-11am Q&A
Location- Grudge Training Center
4298 Kipling St. #B
Wheatridge, Colo. 80033

Date- Monday, March 15th 10-11:15 am, 11:15-11:30 Q&A
Location- High Altitude Martial Arts
2832 S Havana St. Unit zz.
Aurora, Co 80014

CONTACT: Amal Easton of Easton Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 303-349-5553 for further info and photos. Also, any fighter or coach will be available for further interviews by contacting Amal.

The fight will air live on VERSUS at 9 p.m. ET marking the debut of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) on VERSUS and the first time that a live UFC event will air on a national sports cable network.

Tickets for this event went on sale Saturday, January 16

About The Ultimate Fighting Championship®
UFC is the largest live pay-per-view event content provider in the world and the fastest growing main stream sports organization in history. Owned and operated by Zuffa™, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC® produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN Entertainment, BellTV, SaskTel Max™, Shaw Pay-Per-View, and Viewers Choice. International distributors include WOWOW in Japan, Rede TV and Globosat’s Combate Channel and SporTV in Brazil, ESPN in United Kingdom, Televisa in Mexico and throughout Central America, with worldwide distribution via the Internet on UFC.com and Yahoo! Sports. UFC content is distributed commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. UFC programming is distributed in 132 countries, territories and jurisdictions, reaching 430 million homes worldwide, in 20 different languages.

VERSUS celebrates real competition across all platforms (VERSUS.com, VERSUS on Demand and VERSUS HD) and is the national cable home of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the IZOD IndyCar® Series as well as best-in-class events such as The Tour de France, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Professional Boxing. VERSUS also has partnerships with top sports leagues such as NASCAR, NBA and UFC and airs collegiate sports featuring nationally-ranked teams from top conferences such as the Pac-10, Big 12, Mountain West and Ivy League. VERSUS features the best field sports programming on television and is a destination for sports fans, athletes and sportsmen to find exclusive, competitive events and original programs, such as Sports Soup and Sports Jobs with Junior Seau that audiences can't find elsewhere. VERSUS, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.
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