Los Angeles based HOPLITE ENTERTAINMENT announced a deal that brings FIGHT CHANNEL WORLD and it’s FINAL FIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (”FFC”) brand to the USA.
Online PR News – 11-June-2015 – Los Angeles CA – The deal brokered by Hoplite Entertainment places the full-service production company at the helm to produce events on US soil as of 2016, spearheading all US based endeavors. With several UFC, Pride, and Glory headliners and fighters already signed to FFC, fans can continue to revel in the explosive and unique format of these events. An iconic brand globally, the FFC anticipates capitalizing on both its progressive pairing of Kickboxing matches juxtaposed to its dynamic MMA cards. This format is simply electric. Due to its rapidly increasing popularity and overwhelming public interest, FFC is said to be the fastest growing martial arts promotion in Europe, according to the owner of French fighting magazine “Top Fight” Jerome Pourrut. In fact, FFC boasts more than one hundred fighters under contract from all over the world.
Fight Channel Group President Orsat Zovko expresses his passion for both the sport and business aspects of expanding into North America saying,“This is just a beginning of my American dream. With help of my partner Jon Smith and his young lions from Hoplite Entertainment I don't have any doubt that my American dream will come true. My 20 years of experience in production, TV, and fighting business on one side and Jon's results and quality work on other side are very promising for the success of FFC and Fight Channel World in new territories."
The US launch party will take place Wednesday night June 17th, 2015 from 7pm-12am at the W Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California. With red carpet and celebrity arrivals planned from 7pm-8:30pm, the event will bring together more than 200 industry movers and shakers, combining charismatic forces from the fighting sports and film and television realms. Expect a power-packed SWAG bag style party on many levels.
Final Fight Championship (FFC) is a European martial arts promotion company operating under and with the production support of the Fight Channel Group. The Fight Channel Group best known for its specialized European martial arts cable channel FIGHT CHANNEL, also provides fight enthusiasts one of the most visited martial arts websites in South-East Europe -– FIGHT SITE, as well as several other related business entities. The FFC (FINAL FIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP) has its headquarters with the rest of the Fight Channel Group in Zagreb, Croatia.
Hoplite Entertainment, a full service Emmy nominated production company in Los Angeles, delivers diverse TV, Film, OTT, and live content and has cultivated strong ties worldwide. A couple of the company’s international production partners include South African based AAA Entertainment, Dubai based Alcatraz Productions, among others in Asia. With its strong producing team, the company has been able to amass numerous domestic and international productions in just the past two years.