Howard Davis Jr.’s Fight Time Promotions Signs Major Distribution Deal

 Fight Time Promotions’ MMA Professional events will soon be at a major retailer near you. The premier MMA Promoter in Florida has inked a 3-year deal with LGN Entertainment Distribution, Inc. to have its MMA events on DVD and be sold at major retail chains including: Target, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Fry’s Electronics, Brandsmart and Kmart to name a few.
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LGN Entertainment Distribution, Inc. is aligned with SuperD/Alliance Entertainment, which is the largest wholesale distributor of home entertainment audio and video software in the United States, as well as an accomplished distribution channel for apparel, hardware and accessories.

The agreement also includes digital distribution of all the Fight Time Promotions’ complete video archives beginning from Fight Time 1. The on-line version of the events will be sold on numerous websites including: Amazon.Com, Overstock and Walmart.Com

It has been nearly four years since Fight Time Promotions began to promote high-quality live professional MMA events from South Florida’s historic War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and now the company’s events will be seen by millions of MMA fans all over the world.

“This is an exciting venture for us and we’re very honored to be able to showcase our fighters to a wider audience through this amazing distribution opportunity, “said Howard Davis Jr., CEO of Fight Time Promotions and 1976 Boxing Olympic Gold Medalist.

As the leader in MMA in Florida; Fight Time Promotions can now reach a broader audience through its digital and physical distribution.

MMA fans will be able to catch exciting fights that they’ve never seen before, which includes: former UFC fighters, who have been featured on Fight Time Promotions’ events including: Jeff “The Snowman” Monson, Wilson Gouveia, Yoislandy “Cuba” Izquierdo, Vagner Rocha, Steve Bruno and Mike “The Wolverine” Rio.  Top world-class female MMA champion – Jessica “Jag” Aguilar has also fought on the promotion. Under the dual agreement; all current and upcoming events will also be distributed through both retail and digital.

“I’m very excited to partner with Fight Time Promotions, stated Steve Lane, the CEO of LGN Entertainment.  This partnership was a great match for LGN Entertainment. Since we have the digital and physical distribution, already in place it puts us in a position to offer these services to a company like Fight Time Promotions.  Our goal now is to help Fight Time Promotions connect with their fans domestically, globally and simultaneously introduce their DVD’s to a new audience.”

     Fight Time Promotions has consistently brought quality, world-class MMA fights to South Florida fans and the events will also expand to other parts of the state in 2015.  The company will be able to provide permanent, valuable branding to its sponsors with this mega distribution deal placing Fight Time Promotions’ content at major retail stores. The next Fight Time Promotions’ events Fight Time 20 takes place on Aug. 29th and Fight Time 21 on Nov. 7th from Ft. Lauderdale’s War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale.

    “This is just the beginning of the growth of Fight Time Promotions; as we plan to bring our events to more fans of MMA worldwide”, said Howard Davis Jr.

About Fight Time Promotions
Fight Time Promotions, LLC is a full service professional sports entertainment company founded by 1976 Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist – Howard Davis Jr. and his wife and former Journalist – Karla Guadamuz-Davis. This family-owned business continues to strive to make a difference in the industry through integrity, consistency and uniqueness. In 2011, Fight Time Promotions held more shows than any other fight promoter in the State of Florida (boxing or MMA).  The “Fight Time” series take place in South Florida from the historic War Memorial Auditorium in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Fight Time Promotions provides fans with action-packed MMA professional fights and is geared toward fans, who want to see live action and support Mixed Martial Arts.  “It’s Fight Time!”  For Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact:fight@fighttimepromotions.com

About LGN Entertainment
LGN Entertainment Distribution, Inc., the parent company of Veal-Steen Music Publishing www.vealsteen.com and LGN Retailwww.lgnent.com represents independent record labels and artist-owned masters, spanning from all genres of popular music.

About Super D/Alliance Entertainment
In a minnow-swallowing-a-whale-like deal, Super D has acquired Alliance Entertainment in a move that will make it the fourth-largest U.S. music account behind iTunes, Amazon, and Anderson Merchandisers, which racks Walmart and Best Buy.  Super D, based in Irvine, Calif., reportedly has revenues of nearly $195 million and Alliance Entertainment, based in Coral Springs, Fla., has revenues of nearly $725 million, which also makes the merged company the second largest wholesale with combined revenues of about $920 million, behind Anderson Merchandisers. By Billboard’s estimation, the new company will now have 6.64% market share in the U.S., behind iTunes 40.6%, Anderson’s 12.2% and Amazon’s 8.6% shares. Previously Alliance Entertainment was ranked No. 5 and Super D was ranked No. 11., but the merger will move them past the previous No. 4, Target, which had 5.48% market share in 2012.

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