Long Beach, Calif., (May 3rd, 2012) – The inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, staged on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., will feature a live pay-per-view webcast of the entire slate of jiu-jitsu superfights.
The HD stream, produced by Mobile Black Belt and available for purchase on mobileblackbelt.tv for $9.95, will begin with a pre-show at 6:30 pm/9:30 pm PT/ET and the first fight will take place at 7:00 pm/10:00 pm PT/ET.
The full slate of fights includes:
NICK DIAZ vs. BRAULIO ESTIMA (NO-GI)
KAYRON GRACIE vs. RAFAEL LOVATO (GI)
VICTOR ESTIMA vs. KRON GRACIE (GI)
NINO SCHEMBRI vs. BILL COOPER (GI)
KYRA GRACIE vs. ALEXIS DAVIS (NO-GI)
CAIO TERRA vs. JEFF GLOVER (NO-GI)
Jiu-jitsu fans unable to watch the live stream will be able to purchase the full production On Demand for 30 days following the event on mobileblackbelt.tv.
“I am honored to be a part of this inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo,” says Renzo Gracie, “We have some of the best jiu-jitsu players on earth competing at the show. Now everyone will have a chance to watch the best of the best compete even if they can’t make it to Long Beach to attend the Expo.”
In the spirit of “the gentle art,” the World Jiu Jitsu Expo and Mobile Black Belt will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from each pay-per-view purchase to charity. In addition, Nick Diaz will donate his entire purse to charity.
Tickets are available now on on mobileblackbelt.tv.
ABOUT WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO
The WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO brings together the largest and most influential Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu network of black belts, champions, students, brands, media, and decision makers via innovative initiatives, conveniently merchandised show areas, exclusive access to back stage and VIP BJJ training sections. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and May 12, 2012 will mark the launch of the WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO, the high octane home of all things Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sports. An interactive destination providing an insider’s perspective on the trends shaping the lives of today’s BJJ practitioners and fans. Combining incomparable commercial potential, creative inspiration, and networking opportunities, the WORLD JIU JITSU EXPO is destined to become the most influential force in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. More business will be realized at the WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO than at any other BJJ retail trade event, making it the definitive platform for conducting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu business.
ABOUT MOBILE BLACK BELT
Mobile Black Belt is a production company specializing in the creation of high-quality digital media, including mobile apps, digital downloads, live streaming and online training. Our areas of expertise are diverse and wide ranging, including media production, distribution and marketing, licensing and media rights, as well as developing innovative solutions for delivering digital content. Mobile Black Belt products are currently sold in over 40 countries. The Mobile Black Belt media platform provides the perfect brand-building environment by connecting top name industry talent with the right sponsorship partners.