PRESS RELEASE: BAMMA USA -2012 Orange County International Auto Show

For the 4th consecutive year, BAMMA USA will have a large display area at the 2012 Orange County International Auto  Show that runs from Thursday, October 4 thru Sunday, October 7, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center (Anaheim, CA), next to Disneyland. BAMMA USA plans its busiest schedule of activities ever, including appearances by fighters from the upcoming live MMA event “Badbeat 7 presented by Budweiser”, the BAMMA USA Ring Girls and BAMMA USA Personalities, live MMA demonstrations, and the always popular Ring Girl Competition Finale. Inside its display area, attendees can get a close look at some MMA fighter and celebrity cars, view some past BAMMA USA events, and visit vendor booths. Community in Mind “We are part of this community and to participate in one of the biggest shows of the year in this community just makes sense.” According to Brett Roberts, BAMMA USA CEO “it is an opportunity for over 250,000 people to get to know BAMMA USA and inform them about the sport of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) through fighter appearances, video highlights, and live demonstrations. I am proud of our relationship with the local organizers and that is why we are returning for a 4th straight year. This year we have arranged for live MMA demonstrations from some of the gyms in the area, where the various disciplines of MMA will be displayed.”Highlights Scheduled* fighter and celebrity cars belonging to former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh ‘The War Master’ Barnett, former UFC and current Badbeat fighter Mike ‘Joker’ Guymon, and TapouT founder ‘Skyscrape’ as well as the BAMMA USA Hummer will be on display. Scheduled* guest appearances by the BAMMA USA Ring Girls Pamela Jean Noble, Debbie Oh, and Loni Kai; BAMMA USA Personalities Dixie Jean and CEO Brett Roberts; Badbeat fighters including Mike ‘Joker’ Guymon, ‘The Real Deal’ Chris Beal, and Strikeforce fighter and Badbeat 7 headliner Virgil ‘Rezdog’ Zwicker.Vendor booths are available by contacting the BAMMA USA office line at 714.912.8822.

2012 BAMMA USA Guest Ring Girl Contest Finals The very popular Live Finale* will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 4pm on the event stage located inside the  BAMMA USA display area. Watch as the top 20 finalists make their case to win the contest and have the privilege of  being the Guest Ring Girl for “Badbeat 7 presented by Budweiser” on Friday, October 12, 2012 at the World Famous Commerce Casino (Commerce, CA). BAMMA USA Ring Girl Pamela Jean Noble will announce the show that is scheduled* to be broadcast worldwide online via the BAMMA USA channel on the New LiveStream. Interested contestants can register online by going to and clicking on the “Ring Girl Contest” photo in the right hand column of the homepage.The online form asks for contact information, a short bio, and up to 3 photographs for submission. The Top 20 Finalists will compete live at the 2012 Orange County International Auto Show, on Saturday, October 6, 2012, where a winner will be selected. The 2012 Orange County International Auto Show takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center located next to Disneyland. The online contest begins on Friday, September 7, 2012.The winner will receive up to $1,000.00 in prizes and will serve as the Guest Ring Girl featured at “Badbeat 7 presented by Budweiser”. BAMMA USA’s professional MMA fight series, Badbeat, has seen marketable increase in popularity and exposure by selling out their previous events and also posting increased national and international viewership on their New LiveStream channel. According to Brett Roberts, BAMMA USA CEO, “this is a great opportunity for the winner in a couple of areas. On one hand, it is great exposure. Viewership on the BAMMA USA LiveStream channel reached 100,000 live viewers for Badbeat 6. On the other hand, it is a special experience to be part of a live event. We have repeatedly sold out our events at the Commerce Casino, and the energy you get from that size audience is hard to duplicate anywhere.”
2012 BAMMA USA Guest Ring Girl Contest
Online submissions begin: Friday, September 7, 2012
Online submissions deadline: Thursday, October 4, 2012 (midnight PST)
Live Finale: Saturday, October 6, 2012 @4pm*
Orange County International Auto Show
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
Badbeat 7 presented by Budweiser
Friday, October 12, 2012
Commerce Casino
6131 Telegraph Road
Commerce, CA 90040
Doors open at 6:00pm
First fight at 7:30pm
Main Card*
Main Event- 205 lbs: Virgil ‘Rezdog’ Zwicker (10-3) vs. Mike ‘The Animal’ Cook (12-10)
Co-Main Event- 135 lbs: ‘The Real Deal’ Chris Beal (6-0) vs. Shad Smith (12- 15-2)
12. 185 lbs: Mike Jasper (5-0) vs. Kyle ‘The Maniac’ Bolt (3-1)
11. 145 lbs: Steve ‘The Dream’ Magdaleno (9-3) vs. Jason ‘The Trouble Maker’ Williams (4-4)
10. 145 lbs. Chris ‘The Urban Legend’ Culley (16-10) vs. Tom ‘The Grinder’ Gloudeman (6-2)
9. 155 lbs: Nick Piedmont (6-3) vs. Sevak Magakian (12-3)
Preliminary Card*
8. 155 lbs: Eric Brown (3-2) vs. Jorge Valdez (4-2)
7. 205 lbs: John Hernandez (1-0) vs. Mike Smith (0-1)
6. 135 lbs: Terrion Ware (2-0) vs. Marvin Madariaga (1-0)
5. 155 lbs: Gil Guardado (1-0) vs. Xavier Stokes (4-4)
4. 125 lbs: Anthony Frank (1-0) vs. Bronson Casarez (3-0)
3. 170 lbs: Tony Stewart (1-0) vs. Adam Gonzales (2-0)
2. 135 lbs: Ron Scolesdang (1-0) vs. Mike Hansen (0-0)
1. 205 lbs: Christopher Schommer (0-0) vs. Nick Piecuch (0-0)
*=Subject To Change