LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 10/02/08 -- The Fight Zone, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TFZI), a
well-rounded Mixed Martial Arts ("MMA") company, announces that Donald "The
Grinch" Vickers, who has won 10 USA World Championships and 8 National
Black Belt League World Championships in sports Karate fighting, has joined
The Fight Zone.
Vickers, an 18 time World Karate Fighting Champion, has over 500 total wins
in all sports Karate Fighting Divisions. He holds a Second Degree Black
Belt in Chinese Kenpo/Wu Ying Chuan, instructed by Grand Master Eddie
"Flash" Newman -- Founder.
At age 19, he entered the Professional World Combat League. He has fought
in multiple states as well as different countries. In August of 2006, he
fought Mike Sheppard, current ISKA Cruiser Weight World Champion, winning
with a TKO sending him out with 14 sutures over his left eye. In January
2007, he fought Dan "Son of a Preacher Man" Erickson, IKL Heavy Weight
World Champion, knocking him out in the first round. He has already had
numerous television appearances with WCL and infomercials. He trains with
Tony Fryklund, Marvin Eastman, Skipper Kelp and Eddie "Flash" Newman. "The
Grinch" has been featured in Sports Karate Magazine (2004) and Southwest
View (2002) and sponsored by 5 national karate teams.
"Donald Vickers has been one of the top fighters in the WCL and has been
one of the top full contact fighters for years," stated Lloyd Vickers,
President of The Fight Zone. "He will be a great addition to the fight zone
with his experience."
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and its athletes to the world. The Fight Zone develops and produces only
world class fighters. The Fight Zone provides complete services including
discipline training, strength and conditioning training, management,
marketing and sponsorship programs. The Fight Zone provides all the
resources necessary to quickly develop our fighters to a Pay-Per-View (PPV)
level. The Fight Zone also offers a unique corporate sponsorship and
merchandising program via its network of fighters. For more information
please visit www.thefightzone.tv
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