10-18-08 MMA Biz Wire

October 18, 2008

– MMA Fighters Sam Stout, Mark Hominick, and Chris Horodecki are opening their own gym at 1794 Dundas St, London, Ontario Canada and have dubbed it the Adrenaline Training Centre. They have made it the Canadian home of Team Hopkins and have modeled it on the XtremeCouture Business plan.

-Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is opening an affiliate program with with Octagon MMA of Dallas dubbed Team Nogueira Dallas. He will also be opening a similar program next week in Tulsa. Nog realizes he is a brand that has value and looks to be capitalizing on this with these affiliate programs. These things are in addition to the gym he shares with Anderson Silva in Miami.

-UFC Welterweight Thiago Alves has a sports drink sponsorship in the final stages, more details soon….

– Oneida First Nation, a Native Reserve, looks to be doing an end around on the Ontario Athletic Commission, as they will be putting on an event dubbed the Fighting Spirit Championship. The event is scheduled for December 13th, 2008.

-Though they are basically powerless to stop it, the South Carolina Athletic Commission nonetheless voiced their opposition to the Marine base show at Paris Island mentioned yesterday.

We are looking to make this a semi-regular feature on the site, so feel free to forward sponsor announcements, gym openings, or other appropriate items to the e-mail address available on the bottom of this post.

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