IFL Storms into Chicago for primetime event

International Fight League, this Saturday night will air live on MyNetworkTV at the Sears Centre in

Hoffman Estates,
Ill., the first-ever live Mixed Martial Arts
event on primetime broadcast television. The IFL “World Grand Prix,” which will
air on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. CT, will feature the light heavyweight title
fight between Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko and Alex Schoenauer, and a
highly-anticipated rematch between undefeated lightweight Chris “The Polish
Hammer” Horodecki and local favorite Bart “Bartimus” Palaszewski among the nine

“This will
be a big week, not just for the IFL, its coaches and athletes but also for the
sport of Mixed Martial Arts,” said Gareb Shamus, IFL co-founder and CEO.

it is a lengthy national feature on a legend like Pat Miletich and his athletes
on ESPN, our live broadcast on MyNetworkTV, or the activation of sponsorships
with partners like the USO, Warner Home Video and Muscle Milk, we are
continuing to show that in just over a year the sport and the IFL brand
continues to make solid strides into the mainstream.”

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