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HDNet to Broadcast “ProElite II: Big Guns”

Written by Tom Ngo
October 18th, 2011
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Heavyweight Tim Sylvia

On Monday night, HDNet Fights CEO Andrew Simon announced the high-definition network had signed a multi-fight broadcasting deal with ProElite. Their new partnership will begin with ProElite’s November 5th show.

“After watching their first event in Hawaii, I could see ProElite was a great fit for HDNet,” said Simon. “This upcoming card has the perfect mix of marquee names and an innovative Heavyweight tournament that fight fans won’t want to miss!”

“The Voice” Michael Schiavello, Ted Gruber and Frank Trigg will rock the mic for ProElite cards.

In addition, a replacement for injured Pedro Rizzo was confirmed. Heavyweight Andreas Kraniotakes has agreed to face former UFC champion Tim Sylvia (Pictured) in the night’s featured attraction.

The opening round of the company’s eight-man heavyweight tournament will also kick off during the event.

“ProElite II: Big Guns” takes place inside the iWireless Center in Moline, Illinois.

Here is the card’s current roster:

Eight-Man Heavyweight Tournament:

Contestants TBD

Individual Bouts:

Tara LaRosa vs. TBD

Reagan Penn vs. TBD

Andrei Arlovski vs. Travis Fulton

Tim Sylvia vs. Andreas Kraniotakes

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