FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles – May 20, 2013 – Global Proving Ground (GPG), a fast rising worldwide combat sports organization, and Bodybuilding.com, the largest online retailer of health and fitness supplements, are partnering up to bring you a new reality-based sports show, Warrior Island. “We cast the show by having millions of fans vote on Youtube, Facebook & Twitter with our unique social networking platform” states show’s creator James Jefferson. Warrior Island maroons these elite fighters on an island in the Pacific Ocean, where they must train old school martial arts with the Martial Arts Masters from around the world. Masters Renzo Gracie, Dan Severn, Chung Chow, Relson Gracie and Ron Van Clief will instill knowledge and skill within these fighters. The Director and Producers describe the show as Enter the Dragon meets Blood Sport in this highly anticipated Hollywood production from veteran Director Ben Perry and Executive Producer Steve Tornabene. With expert fitness and nutrition training by Bodybuilding.com‘s Phd Jim Stoppani and action movie star Silvio Simac Warrior Island fighters will have every advantage to improve their abilities before the fights begin. The fighters must then fight in an open soft pit to stay on the island and continue to strive to become champion of Warrior Island!
“Bodybuilding.com is just the strategic partner we needed to launch our TV show and we are also excited about them being part of our worldwide fight league, Global Proving Ground,” said Warrior Island creator, James Jefferson. “Bodybuilding.com is the online industry leader in health and fitness supplements. Their goals align perfectly with GPG and will help us take Warrior Island to the next level.”
“We are truly excited about partnering with GPG and Warrior Island,” said Ryan DeLuca, CEO and founder of Bodybuilding.com. “Mixed martial arts is exploding in popularity and involves some of the most physically fit athletes in the world. Keeping a competitive edge is key for these athletes,” said DeLuca, “by using proper training, nutrition and supplementation. So many of our customers love MMA, our partnership with GPG is a natural fit.”
For more information on Global Proving Ground and to see the contestants of Warrior Island, please visit http://www.globalprovingground.com
About Global Proving Ground (GPG)
Global Proving Ground (GPG) is the ideal platform for fighters of all martial arts disciplines to showcase their skills on a global level. It is THE place for promoters, sponsors, television producers, match makers and fight managers to discover new elite fight talent. GPG offers skilled combat sports athletes of all disciplines useful tools to help showcase their skills and advance their careers. It is also a place for fans to show support for their favorite amateur and professional fighters. More info at GlobalProvingGround.com
Bodybuilding.com is the world’s largest online sports nutrition store, based in Meridian, Idaho. Offering more than 9,900 health & fitness supplements and accessories, shipping to more than 155 countries. Bodybuilding.com helps more than 26 million people every month achieve their health, fitness and appearance goals, by offering over 28,000 pages of FREE information, including more than 20,000 articles and 8,000 videos, expert online trainers, and new content added daily. For more information please visit www.bodybuilding.com.