LOS ANGELES, CA – Takedown Entertainment Inc. (www.takedownentertainment.com) (OTC: SRBR), an authority in the business of mixed martial arts (MMA), is pleased to announce Matt “The Law” Lindland as a Special Advisor to its operating subsidiary Takedown Fight Media Inc.
Mr. Lindland has been a legendary figure and icon in the sport of MMA for over 15 years, credited as one of the fighters who helped establish the global popularity of mixed martial arts. With a collegiate background in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling, he is a 4-time Pan American Gold medalist and a Silver medalist at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia and at the 2001 FILA Wrestling World Championships. In his professional MMA career he has a record of 22 wins and 8 losses, fighting the best in the sport including Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Vitor Belfort, Robbie Lawler, Jeremy Horn, Pat Miletich and the renowned Fedor Emilianenko. He has appeared in MMA promotions worldwide including 12 fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and multiple fights for Strikeforce, Affliction, the International Fight League (IFL), and Bodog Fights.
Mr. Lindland currently trains and manages MMA fighters while working closely with MMA promoters nationally and internationally. He co-founded the Team Quest training camp alongside Randy “The Natural” Couture, which he still runs in Portland, Oregon. He has managed and trained some of the biggest names in MMA including Chael Sonnen, B.J. Penn, and most recently Jake Shields in preparation for his upcoming fight against Georges St. Pierre, the current Welterweight Champion of the UFC. He also runs the MMA fight promotion SportFight, which he co-founded in 2001 with Randy Couture.
“Matt Lindland brings to Takedown a new level of competitiveness, a wealth of experience working with MMA promoters, fighters and trainers around the world, and a remarkable amount of respect from everyone in the industry,” states Peter E. Wudy, President of Takedown Entertainment. “Mr. Lindland is not only one of the primary builders of the sport but an instantly recognizable leader in MMA. Due to his credentials and storied career, there are very few people like him in the world; his insights and opinions of the business will be an invaluable asset to Takedown Fight Media. We are very pleased he is working with us.”
Mr. Lindland comments: “Working with Takedown is one of those rare opportunities to be involved with a company that is taking a fresh, innovative approach to a fast growing industry. After years of gaining wisdom and developing deep personal relationships you look for situations to take the next step in your career; I’m thankful to Bill Mahood for the introduction to the Takedown team. It is the right time for this company and I look forward to its growth and success in MMA.”
As a Special Advisor to Takedown Fight Media, Mr. Lindland’s role is to assist in developing new relationships within the MMA industry including international MMA fight promoters, providing advice and direction on company initiatives, and supporting the marketing and development of the Takedown brand on a global scale.
About Takedown Entertainment Inc.
Takedown Entertainment, a Nevada corporation with offices in Beverly Hills, California, is an integrated media and sports entertainment company that acquires and distributes mixed martial arts content, programming and products to North American and International markets.
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