Battle of the Heavy Weights: BodogFight's Biggest Competitors Ready to Rumble

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Online gaming giant Bodog's mixed martial arts reality show BodogFight, gets ready for the battle of the heavy weights. Get the highlights at BodogFight.com.

Blazing with momentum and popularity, BodogFight -- the cutting edge mixed martial arts showcase of digital entertainment mogul Calvin Ayre -- sends heavyweight competitors Mark Burch and Mario Rinaldi into battle Tuesday night on the Men's Outdoor and Recreation channel, DISH network, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner and online at fight.bodoglife.net.

"Mark and Mario are BodogFight's largest specimens to date, not only in physical stature but in character as well," said Calvin Ayre, founder of the Bodoglife.com Entertainment Group that includes acclaimed music label Bodog Music, responsible for the BodogFight soundtrack. "Both are hard-working, hard-hitting athletes here to make a statement about their toughness. The opportunity to represent their country in the USA versus Russia pay-per-view event has been at the forefront of their training agenda -- this bout determines who goes on and who goes home."

Burch brings his striking style and 7-1 record to this bout with a serious mindset. His involvement with BodogFight represents a life-changing opportunity. A win against Rinaldi would be even sweeter than his most notable victory to date -- a decision over Polish Olympic wrestler and two-time national champion, Adam Maciejewski.

Rinaldi's MMA experience is vastly different to that of Burch's. A former collegiate wrestler at Delaware State University, Rinaldi has overcome injury to prove himself as a worthy Brazilian jiu-jitsu combatant with a perfect 3-0 MMA record. Viewers will be captivated with his entertaining demeanor and explosive in-the-ring prowess, which includes his signature victory back flips.

Which of the combatants will be crowned the BodogFight favorite fighter? Viewers will soon be able to cast their vote for the $50,000 prize at bodogfight.com, where biographies of all the fighters, exclusive footage, unedited interviews and confrontations are available and updated each week. Each of the episodes will air simultaneously on the Men's Outdoor and Recreation channel and on BodogFight.com.

At the forefront of the international MMA scene, the BodogFight series is available in 43 million homes across America on Men's Outdoor and Recreation, DISH Network, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner and online for world-viewers at BodogFights's official website, http://www.bodogfight.com. Elimination battles, behind-the-scenes training, interviews with fighters, a soundtrack featuring Bodog Music artists and lifestyle segments compose the weekly one-hour BodogFight episodes. The final PPV main event will take place later this year, featuring a ten bout fight card consisting of three super fights and the highly-anticipated USA vs. Russia showdown.

About Bodog Fight

Since its inception in 2006, Bodog Fight (http://www.bodoglife.net/fight) has become one of the heavy-hitters in the world of mixed martial arts. Created by billionaire entertainment mogul and longtime MMA enthusiast Calvin Ayre, Bodog Fight offers viewers a unique combination of action and allure from exotic locations throughout the world. Bodog Fight can be viewed in 100 million homes across North America and around the world on Bodog TV. Some of Bodog Television's other programs include poker lifestyle and reality show Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker, and Bodog Battle of the Bands, an international million-dollar band search competition. For more information, contact Media Relations at 1-866-892-3371, or fightpr@bodoglife.net.                                        

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