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«Road to M-1: USA», presented by M-1 Global — USA and Angel Fight Promotions, will be held August 11, airing on worldwide pay-per-view live from Global Mall in Nashville, Tennessee.
«We are excited to come back to the USA,» M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein commented. «It's been almost seven years since M-1 Global held its last show in the United States and the upcoming Road to M-1 is going to be the first step on our way back into American MMA. We've been working hard together with our American representatives, Angel Natal and Mike Merriman, to make it happen and on August 11th we are going to have a show to remember!»
Integrated Sports Media will distribute «Road to M-1: USA» in North America on cable, satellite and digital pay-per-view via iN Demand, Vubiquity, DIRECTV and DISH in the United States, as well as SaskTel and other outlets to be announced in Canada, and live-streamed worldwide on the FITE TV app and website (www.fite.tv), starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, for a suggested retail price of only $19.95.
«I can't describe how good it feels to be this close to this show airing,» said Merriman, head of operations for M-1 Global USA & Angel Fight Promotions. «Everyone loves to see sweat and blood in the ring, myself included, but so few people see the blood, sweat, and tears spilt while setting something like this up. This show is going to open a lot of eyes… and drop a few jaws!»
The main event pits Georgia middleweight Douglas Usher (9-3-0) versus Reggie Peña (14-6-0), of Florida, while Russian lightweight Vadim Ogar (6-3-0) takes on his Cuban opponent fighting out of North Carolina, Yoislandy «CUBA» Izquierdo (11-4-0) in the co-featured event.