(PRESS RELEASE) -- HDNet is proud to announce that Superior Challenge will make its North American television debut this Friday night at 10:00 p.m. ET on HDNet.
“HDNet Fights: Superior Challenge 7 - Rise of Champions” features three title fights from the 9,800 seat Hovet arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
In the main event of the evening, former UFC title contenders Thales Leites (18-4) and Jeremy Horn (87-20-5) meet to crown the first Superior Challenge Middleweight Champion.
Plus, one of the top Lightweight prospects in the world, Sweden’s own Reza “Mad Dog” Madadi (10-2) meets veteran Rich “No Love” Clementi (40-18-1) for the SC Lightweight Title and Daniel Acacio (22-11) meets Diego Gonzalez (13-4) for the SC Welterweight Title.
“Working with Babak Aghavali has been a pleasure and the deal with Superior Challenge came together quickly”, said Andrew Simon, CEO of HDNet Fights. “HDNet searches the world to find the best fights at the best venues and this event was one that our fans have been asking about. By June we will have been to Europe, Canada, Japan and the United States all in our continuing effort to bring the best MMA action to HDNet.”
"Superior Entertainment is proud to be a part of HDNet and especially as the first Scandinavian MMA Promotion to be broadcast on the channel,” said Babak Aghavali, CEO & Head of Operations for Superior Entertainment AB. “We are looking forward to the response from the audience and thank them for their support for European MMA.”
Former UFC Light Heavyweight Hector Ramirez and Ultimate Fighter veteran Kyacey Uscola are also featured on the card alongside some of Sweden’s best fighters.
“HDNet Fights: Superior Challenge 7- The Rise of the Champions” premieres Friday, May 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET on HDNet: Your Home for MMA.
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