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Wednesday, Oct 29, 2003

Trick Or Treat!rampage To Appear On L.a.’s 97.1 Fm Talk Radio Station

From Dream Stage Entertainment:

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LOS ANGELES, California – PRIDE FC superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, always known for his colorful interviews, will be a guest on Friday, October 31st on the Conway and Steckler Show on 97.1, Los Angeles’ FM Talk Station and home to the Howard Stern Show (covering L.A., Orange, and Ventura counties).

Quinton will be discussing his upcoming fight with the UFC’s Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell at PRIDE FC: FINAL CONFLICT.

The Conway and Steckler Show airs live between 8pm and 11:35pm (Pacific Time) and Quinton is expected on at approximately 10pm.

Fans are encouraged to call in and ask questions:

L.A. County: 1-800-520-9710
Orange County: 1-800-977-9710
Sprint PCS: #971

Nation-wide fans can also email questions at: timanddoug@earthlink.net

FINAL CONFLICT is scheduled for November 9th, 2003 from the Tokyo Dome in Japan. The event will premiere on North American pay per view (through iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH NETWORK, UrbanXtra, TVN1, Bell Express Vu, and Viewer’s Choice) on November 9th via same day delay.

From Zuffa/UFC:

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World’s Premiere Mixed Martial Arts Sport Returns to Pay-Per-View In Britain

      LAS VEGAS, October 30, 2003….The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s premiere mixed martial arts sports association, today announced that UFC 45: Revolution, its all-star, eight-fight show on Friday, November 21, from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Ct., will be telecast LIVE on pay-per-view on Setanta Sport in the United Kingdom.
      UFC 45: Revolution will air live starting at 3 a.m., November 22, British Time and the suggested retail price for U.K. fight fans will be 14.95 pounds. Setanta Sport broadcasts events as part of SKY Digital’s on-demand cable package. Sky Digital customers can order the show by pressing the red "select" button on channel 436 or by calling 08708 500 005. NTL and Telewest customers should contact their respective cable operators to order the show.
      The UFC is returning to pay-per-view in the United Kingdom after a highly successful UFC 38: Brawl At The Hall, July 13, 2002, at Royal Albert Hall in London. That show sold out the venerable hall and was one of the highest rated pay-per-view events in the U.K. in 2002.
      "British fight fans are some of the best in the world. We are really excited about being back on pay-per-view television in the U.K. There is a real demand for our brand of combat sport not only in Britain but also throughout the entire United Kingdom," said Dana White, UFC president.
      In the main event of UFC 45: Revolution, Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes (29-3-0 in mixed martial arts) from Hillsboro, Ill., will defend his belt for the fifth time against highly rated Frank Trigg (9-1-0) from El Segundo, Calif. In a heavyweight feature match, legendary knockout artist "Tank" Abbott (8-9-0) of Huntington Beach, Calif., will meet "Cabbage" Correira (16-4-0), a power puncher from Hilo, Hawaii.
      In other feature bouts, Welterweight star Robbie Lawler (7-1-0) from Davenport, Iowa, returns after a seven-month layoff from a hip flexor injury to fight Chris Lytle (26-9-4) of Indianapolis, Ind.; former Heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez (10-3-0), a Newark, N.J. and Staten Island, N.Y., native, who now fights out of Las Vegas, will meet veteran contender Pedro Rizzo (12-5-0) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Middleweight top contender Matt Lindland (8-2-0) of Eagle Creek, Ore., will again take on Falaniko Vitale (14-2-0) of Honolulu, Hawaii, in a re-match from their "surprise ending" fight at UFC 43: Melt Down; power-punching Middleweight Phil Baroni (6-2-0), a Long Island, N.Y. native, who now fights out of Las Vegas, will clash with Evan Tanner (8-2-0) of Portland, Ore., who will fight as a middleweight for the first time; in another middleweight match-up, Keith Rockel (9-2-1)) of Lancaster, Ma., will grapple with Chris Liguori (2-1-0) of Middletown, N.J., and two of the UFC’s top lightweight contenders, Din Thomas (18-3-0) of Orlando, Fla., and Yves Edwards (13-6-1) from Houston, Tex., will duel in a battle of jiu jitsu specialists.
      In the U.S. and Canada, UFC 45: Revolution will be LIVE on pay-per-view at
10 p.m. EST on iNDemand, DirecTV, Dish Network, Bell ExpressVu, TVN, Echostar and Viewers Choice Canada. The suggested retail price is $29.95.
      The Ultimate Fighting Championship, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., is today the world’s premier mixed martial arts sports association. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the UFC programs six live pay-per-view events annually through cable and satellite providers. In addition to its U.S. distribution, UFC evens are distributed internationally through WOWOW, Inc. in Japan, Globosat in Brazil, Main Event Television in Australia and Sky Network Television in New Zealand. Zuffa, LLC licenses the distribution of UFC video games through Crave Entertainment and TDK Mediactive and its fight show DVDs through Studioworks Entertainment, a Ventura Distribution company. "UFC," "Ultimate Fighting Championship," "Ultimate Fighting," "Submission" and the Octagon cage design are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zuffa, LLC in the U.S., Japan and other countries.
posted by Full Contact Fighter @ 8:00 pm
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