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BOCA RATON, FL, June 29, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The World Cup of Mixed Martial Arts (WCMMA ), announced today that Foxwoods Resort and Casinos' MGM Grand will be hosting the highly decorated Russian Sambo Champion Alexey Oleinik in his first individual fight for a WCMMA Heavyweight World Title. Alexey will be fighting Kelly Anundson, 2x FILA Grappling World Champion in a match that pits Russian Combat Sambo against the American's intense Grappling skills.
As one of the most celebrated Combat Sambo Champions Alexey "The Boa Constrictor" Oleinik, is an International Master of Sports in Combat Sambo, and holds the rank of 4th Degree Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu. He has earned the nick-name, "The Boa Constrictor," by his incredible percentage of finishing opponents via submission (83%). Oleinik also trains out of the legendary RED DEVIL Camp, considered to be the very best MMA training center in all of Russia that has produced other great champions such as Fedor Emelianenko.
Alexey Oleinik is coming into the United States with a very impressive record and two very recent wins via submissions. The Boa Constrictor has once again shown his power and resolve to take down and submit his opponents. He sees himself as making history by being the first to capture the WCMMA World Heavy Weight Title, and bringing pride to the Russian people as he expects to beat the American soundly.
The undercard of these two featured events will showcase up and coming MMA Athletes who are vying for an opportunity to challenge for a spot on WCMMA Team USA.
The event is being held at Foxwoods MGM Grand, the undercard will begin at 7:00 P.M. (EST), with Portugal vs USA starting promptly at 8:30 P.M. (EST) and the Super Heavy Weight World Title is scheduled for 10:00 P.M. For Tickets visit: FOXWOODS.com, or Call 800-200-2882. For more information visit www.WorldCupofMixedMartialArts.com.
The WCMMA is an international team orientated mixed martial arts organization that produces nation vs nation mixed martial art competition, along with individual title matches. The WCMMA every four years holds MMA's very own World Cup Championships, the highest honor in team sports. An invitation to this prestigious event is based on national teams who are successful in qualifying for the honor. National teams qualify by accumulating enough points in international World Cup competition over a four year cycle as they face other national teams.
In addition to producing events the WCMMA sets itself apart from many other organization. The WCMMA also sanctions events and helps assist qualified independent promoters in their efforts of growing the sport. The WCMMA also offers exclusive WCMMA franchises to respective nations competing within the circuit, and assist them on building their respective franchise through licensing, television, merchandising, and talent acquistion.
The WCMMA is headquartered in Rome, Italy, and with offices in Boca Raton, Florida, and Bronx, New York.
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