Front Runner a new sports TV channel, proudly announces it will broadcast Born to Fight, a six-part entertainment show that will air from Friday 20th May 2016.
Born to Fight, is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) eliminator-style competition, discovering raw talent to find the Born to Fight champion. The new show throws novice fighters into the world of MMA, the fastest growing sport in the world where only the strongest survive.
Thousands applied but only sixteen men will be chosen to be put through their paces and only eight of them will make it into the cage. Four will be flown out to Bulgaria for the semi-finals, leaving just two guys to battle it out on UCMMA in London for the final. But there can only be one winner.
Throughout the series contestants will be put through a rigorous fitness and training regime working with notable and respected names with the sport focusing on technical ability, style and commitment. Alex Reid, UCMMA champ John Demmel , Nick Chapman, Michael Venom page and Karlos Vemola are just a few of the names that will offer hands on expertise to nature talent and put each contestant through their paces.
Dave O’ Donnell, Founder of Cage Rage, UCCMA and Warrior Challenge, Grant Waterman,
MMA Official Referee and Director of Combat Promotions, George Anadolov takes their places at the judges table to find the next potential MMA Superstar. With a woman hosting the show
[ Cherelle Jay ] who has trained in MMA, Boxing and Kick boxing
Ross Ravago, Head of Content on Front Runner and Showcase said “We are thrilled to be broadcasting Born to Fight, a series that is focused on nurturing new talent and really gives an insight into why MMA is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Over the last few years we have committed to building more exclusive sports programming into our schedule, with excellent results. The UK has an impressive concentration of high profile MMA and grassroots events, and with huge MMA personalities involved in this series, we are sure that this show will resonate well with our viewers”.
Dave O Donnell said, Front Runner is a massive platform for Born to Fight and we are proud to be here. This is a fantastic chance for MMA fighters; we are looking for the next superstar in the making, a guy with skill and personality. Over the past few years, Showcase has really have got behind MMA and this is just another huge step in right direction to making this great sport main stream.
I have put on over 100 shows since 2002 and always looking for the next big thing, well I can say now, I’m blown away by Born to Fight. This is a show not to miss.
Born to fight will air Friday’s and Saturday’s from 20th May 11pm on Front Runner
Born to Fight Ep. 1 23.00 Fri 20th May and Sat 21st
Born to Fight Ep.2 23.00 Fri 27th May and Sat 28th
Born to Fight Ep.3 23.00 Fri 3rd June and Sat 4th
Born to Fight Ep.4 23.00 Fri 10th June and Sat 11th
Born to fight Ep. 5 23.00 Fri 17th June and Sat 18th
Born to Fight Ep.6 23.00 Fri 24th June and Sat 25th
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