via press release:
Full Rules Muay Thai finally Arrives on American Television
One of the fastest growing sports in the world today finally reach the American television audience. See the best Muay Thai fighters in the world. Champions of Champions Elite monthly fight series premieres tonight @ 8:00pm – 9:00pm on G4.
– Burbank, CA July 23, 2010 In an ever expanding global sports market that is hungry for exciting content, their search is over. One of the fastest growing sports in the world today finally reaches the American television audience as Champions of Champions Elite premieres Full Rules Muay Thai tonight on G4.
With the popularity of MMA and UFC, the doors have been opened for American audiences to see what Asia and Europe have been experiencing for decades. Muay Thai has been a staple in Europe on Fox Sports, Euro Sport and UBC for many years and now America gets the chance to see what all the excitement has been about. With over one million fans in the United States, Muay Thai has built a fan base that rivals the status of any fighting sport on television today.
Full Rules Muay Thai is a perfect fit for television sports. Known as the Art of Eight Limbs, Muay Thai fighters utilize hands, feet, knees and elbows, thus making the entire body an offensive as well as defensive weapon. A weapon that can do major damage in the ring. With the Muay Thai arsenal so full viewers won’t be able to take their eyes off the action on the screen.
Viewers will get minimum clinches and no ‘to the mat wait it out’ maneuvers from Muay Thai. And, they get it all in fast pace last man standing action.
Muay Thai is one of the most compelling stand up fighting sports, not just because of the non-stop action, but because of the compassion and dedication its fighters bring to the ring. Muay Thai Fighters are in supreme shape due to the rigorous training they undertake. What the fans get is a sport that represents more than just fighting, but a pure way of life.
To be a top flight Muay Thai fighter, training is not just a necessity, it is life choice. Top fighters in Thailand live, breath and eat Muay Thai training. It is a 7 days a week schedule, getting up before sunrise, training well into the night, sleeping on mats and living in the most spartan conditions. They train as warriors do, their goal to be more focused and better prepared than their opponent. More dedicated athletes cannot be found fin any other sport. Athletes driven by passion, hunger, desire and commitment always makes for compelling viewing.
Champions of Champions Elite premiers tonight on G4. Get in on the action.
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COC Elite Schedule Air Dates (Check local cable listings for Champions of Champions Elite on G4)
*All times listed below are Eastern Standard Time on Dish and Direct TV only. All other cable channels at 8:00pm
Friday July 23rd: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday August 27th: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday September 24th: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday October22nd: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday November 19th: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday December 17th: 8:00pm – 9:00pm
What: Champion of Champions Elite
**When: 23 July 2010, Friday (from 8:00pm – 9:00pm)
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**scheduling with certain cable stations subject to change. check local listings for Champions of Champions Elite.