DREAM, in a press release, has announced that it has signed a partnership ProElite,a global MMA organization based in Los Angeles ProElite is a global MMA organization that was founded in 2006, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, focused on expansion of MMA competitions in the United States as well as overseas. It also owns Cage Rage brand MMA organization in Korea and is also a major shareholder of the Spirit MC. .ProElite MMA and DREAM launched a joint program of the partnership and exchange program for athletes. The Alliance will support jointly promoted events, both in the United States and in Japan. Players will be able to fight at both promoters.Billy Ke lly, the head of ProElite, said: "Our partnership with DREAM is to build ties with Japan's largest MMA promoter. DREAM has created a strong team of athletes and team support. The exchange will help to build a cultural bridge, which will surely appeal to fans. "
The first exchange of players will see on Saturday 21 January, when a favorite of fans and the star DREAM Ikuhisa "Minowaman" Minowa will fight with Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove in the fight for the gala evening ProElite.
Keiichi Sasahara , DREAM Event Producer, says: "I am honored to partner with ProElite. For us it is very important to enrich the pan-Asian and American markets by improving relations with foreign organizations like ProElite. Exchange program participants is the first step towards mutual success of both organizations. "The alliance relationship, the two organizations, the Japanese competition in the future of ProElite, including the American Convention DREAM, has a view to co-design events. In addition, fighters who belong to both groups say it will be able to participate in each other's competition. The tournament starts at ProElite will be held this month in Hawaii on June 21, Minowaman (vs Kendall Grove), Tatsuya Mizuno (vs Irimamaiaba) in the same tournament.
Upon conclusion of this partnership, Billy Kelly, COO of ProElite "I am very excited to be joining an alliance with Japan's largest MMA organization. Working with our experienced staff and a thick layer of players DREAM, win-win I can build a relationship. ProElite brand spread to Japan are also in my dream are very excited to be working on the reconstruction of the MMA in Japan "and comments. DREAM event producer Keiichi Sasahara's "I am delighted that I could establish a partnership with ProElite. But winter has long been calls for a period of Japanese martial arts world, late last year," Fedor vs. ISHII "big cards that will be realized, were able to show the strength in the Japanese martial arts and I are. In the future, in close relationship with the international promotion of these, as well as Japan, Asia, and we think that creates an urgent need, including areas such as Pacific Rim markets. The opportunity to exchange players, we would like to efforts to promote synergy with each other, "he said.