Archive for May 25th, 2009

FIGHTSHOP are now stocking TUF9 Team UK apparel by TapouT.


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Billed as the “World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts,” the M-1 Challenge is a full season of MMA events sponsored by partner Affliction that showcases some of the best up and coming MMA fighters in the world.

Broadcast to over 80 countries around the world, including HDNet in the United States, the M-1 Challenge pits teams of five fighters representing their respective countries against each other for international bragging rights and the title of M-1 Challenge Champions.

FIGHTSHOP is pleased to announce that in partnership with SANDEE Thailand it is now the official kit sponsor of M1 Team England

Team England comprises of

Ian Butlin
Simon Phillips
Matt Thorpe
Tom Blackledge
Rob Broughton

The fifth edition of the 2009 “M-1 Challenge Presented by Affliction” is scheduled to emanate from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, KS on Friday, June 5. The event will be headlined by a challenge bout featuring Team USA East (1-0).

England stepped up in April and in a stunning performance upset Team Japan by a 4-1 score on its home turf in Tokyo. The Englishmen are now scheduled to take on Team France in the US on 5th June.

Tickets for the event are currently on sale via all Ticketmaster outlets. To order, call 816-931-3330 or visit http://www.Ticketmaster.com. For additional event information, including the finalized rosters for all six teams, please visit www.M-1Global.com.

Stay tuned to the FIGHTSHOP blog as we bring you upadtes, news and interviews of the M-1 Team England.

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