BodogFight Airs Inaugural PPV USA vs. Russia Event Free to MMA Fans Worldwide

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Bodog Fight airs inaugural PPV USA vs. Russia event free to MMA fans worldwide on February 17. Don't miss Bodog Fight St. Petersburg on ION Television.

Quickly emerging as a force within mixed martial arts (MMA), BodogFight is delivering its fans the incredible opportunity to view its inaugural USA vs. Russia pay-per-view broadcast for free this Saturday, February 17 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. Central on ION Television, available in over 90 million homes in the United States. The PPV is highlighted by the professional debut of Roger Gracie, the latest phenom from a family renowned for producing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu masters, and his bout against former pro wrestler Ron Waterman. Other superfights include Antonio Silva vs. Eric Pele, and Eddie Alvarez against Aaron Riley in a welterweight championship bout. Check local listings for times in your area.

"We are extremely proud to have secured a multi-year TV deal with ION Television to air our BodogTV-produced content," says Entertainment Founder Calvin Ayre. "The dramatic expansion in distribution reach for the BodogFight and Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker reality series adds a strong element to the expanding Bodog brand."

With MMA fans eagerly anticipating the February 13 launch of BodogFight: St. Petersburg, each episode promises to deliver brutal elimination battles, behind-the-scenes training, fighter interviews and a soundtrack featuring Bodog Music artists with non-stop action. Watch each new action-packed episode Tuesdays at 11 p.m./10 p.m. Central on Ion Television or visit online.

This April, the series PPV finale will be headlined by Superfights that pit some of the world's most prominent MMA competitors head-to-head - check the BodogFight website for updates on what is set to be a terrific fight card.

Biographies of all BodogFight: St. Petersburg fighters, exclusive footage and unedited interviews from the filming in Russia are continuously added to BodogFight's official web site, and "The Latest" section is constantly updated with breaking MMA news by a team of dedicated MMA enthusiasts.

About Bodog Fight

Since its inception in 2006, Bodog 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                                        

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