The highly-anticipated UFC 191 world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event that takes place on Saturday, Sept. 5, will feature seven athletes whose early career fights were covered by Go Fight Live (www.GFL.tv), and are available for viewing in their entirety, in video on demand (VOD) format on the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports.
Three of the stars – Jimi “Poster Boy” Manuwa, Jan Blachowicz and Paige VanZant – will see action on the live pay-per-view telecast of the UFC 191 main fight card, while two others – Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felderand “Cassius” Clay Collard – will do battle on the FOX Sports 1 televised portion of the event’s preliminary bout card and the remaining two – Joe “Diesel” Riggsand Ron “The Choir Boy” Stallings – will face off against each other on the UFC Fight Pass-live streamed portion of the preliminary bout card.
“This Saturday’s UFC 191 fight card, which is stacked with some of the best fighters in the world, is another testament to the incredible talent that has risen from the ranks of our promotional partners that have put on some of the best combat sports action seen anywhere,” said GFL CEO David Klarman.
“We are thrilled to see how the careers of these seven fighters have taken off, and encourage fans to check out some of the fights that helped mold them into who they are today.”
The GFL library contains a total of 16 complete bouts, including 8 (T)KO’s and 2 submissions, featuring 6 of the 7 alumni who will step in the UFC’s Octagon on Saturday.
GFL distributes over 350 live events annually across all genres of combat sports. Approximately 60 percent of its video content is MMA action featuring action from Ring of Combat (ROC), Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC), BAMMA USA, Rage In The Cage (RITC) and a host of other promoters that have collectively sent hundreds of athletes to the UFC, World Series of Fighting and Bellator, the three largest MMA sports franchises in the world.
GFL (www.gfl.tv) is a fast-growing media and sports entertainment company that utilizes a proprietary technology to deliver the most exciting LIVE combat sports events worldwide and an incredible viewing experience to a global audience. With a diverse mix of combat sports properties, GFL is the premier online destination for live boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai, kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu and more. Since its inception in 2007, GFL has streamed more than 2,500 live events with over 10,000 hours of combat sports content. In addition to its web platform, GFL is available on Roku, IPhone, IPad, as well as other internet ready devices, and broadcasts a weekly, two-hour, syndicated fight TV show on CSN, TCN and SNY, as well as live pay-per-view events directly to iN DEMAND.