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>Impact Wrestling officially announced their next PPV, Hard to Kill, will take place on 1/12/20 at Gilley's in Dallas, Texas, which was the site of Slammiversary 2019:
>All of the tickets for Thursday and Friday's TV tapings in Long Island City, NY will 100% go towards ODB's food truck.
>AXS TV issued the following announcement during a media event (which Eric Denton will have more on later today) about their new broadcast partnership with MMA promotion Combate Americas, which features Alberto el Patron, Tito Ortiz, Thunder Rosa and more:"AXS TV and Fight Network, subsidiaries of the leading independent multi-platform media company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., signed a partnership with the world’s premier Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts sports franchise, Combate Americas, to become the exclusive English-language broadcaster of Combate Americas MMA events in the United States and Canada.
AXS TV and Fight Network (FN) are slated to air a minimum of 35 of Combate Americas’ hard-hitting live MMA events in 2020, which will also be aired internationally on Fight Network’s international feeds.
Along with the live events, AXS TV and Fight Network will air specially curated “Best of Combate Americas” programs, and will develop and co-produce episodes of FN Studios’ popular, “Diary,” “Retrospective” and “After The Fight” series based on the talented Combate Americas roster.
The addition of Combate Americas to AXS TV’s lineup gives English-language audiences a rare opportunity to witness their stars in action, as they put their skills on full display and fight to make their mark on the highly competitive MMA scene. The partnership further bolsters AXS TV’s roster of sports offerings, which also includes a new fantasy football show as well as the popular international professional wrestling promotions IMPACT Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling and WOW-Women Of Wrestling.
Combate Americas has made numerous major talent acquisitions, including professional wrestling star and PRIDE Fighting Championships veteran “El Patrón,” and UFC Hall of Famer Ortiz. The two household names in combat sports will face off in the main event of Combate Americas’ first, live pay-per-view television event on Dec. 7 in Hidalgo, Texas, located next to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Other notable Combate Americas signees include professional wrestling star Melissa “Thunder Rosa” Cervantes from the Lucha Underground television series; two-time world boxing champion Kenia Enriquez; “Sexy” Dulce Garcia (formerly known as “Sexy Star”), an undefeated professional boxer and the first-ever Lucha Underground women’s champion; and MMA world champion Dani Barez from Spain."