Mixed Martial Arts Expo is in town June 11 – 12 (UFC 131 weekend) event at the prestigious Vancouver Convention Centre . Now in its seventh year MMA Expo brings to Vancouver a high-energy show with the reputation for delivering action-oriented tournaments, interactive exhibits and some of the hottest celebrities in MMA – the fastest growing sport in the world.
For fans looking to get photos and autographs with MMA stars there is a long list of great names on the Vancouver roster: Carlos Newton, Canada’s first-ever UFC Champion; Shonie Carter, MMA veteran of over 70 fights and holder of 16 belts; Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald fresh from an impressive win at UFC Toronto; also coming off an outstanding 20-second KO at UFC Toronto, Vladimir Matyushenko; rising star 6’ 11” Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve; Brendan “The Hybrid” Schaub; former UFC Welterweight Champion, Matt “The Terror” Serra sponsored by Xyience; and appearing at the HEADRUSH booth, former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Shane Carwin.
For serious bragging rights Paradise Warriors Retreat on the show floor offers the unique opportunity for on-the-mat seminars with Jake Shields, Gilbert Melendez and legendary coaches Shawn Tomkins, Firas Zahabi and Pat Miletich. No experience necessary. PWR instructors will also be available for autographs and photos through the weekend.
Exhibits include martial arts training facilities, suppliers of equipment, gear and apparel, distributors of supplements, nutrition products and energy drinks, MMA media, as well as fight promoters, the MMA Expo Hottie models and the introduction of the new Rockst*r Lager.
Admission to MMA Expo is $20 including tax. Celebrity autographs and photos are free of charge.
For more information visit www.MixedMartialArtsExpo.com.