WMMA confirms announce team featuring legend Don Frye
MMA legend on the mic.
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From WMMA Sports, Inc.:
MMA Legend, MMA lead feature and news reporter, and former CNN anchor form team
LITTLE FALLS, NJ –– Worldwide Mixed Martial Arts Sports, Inc. (WMMA) proudly announces the world-class commentating team that will call the action for the company’s inaugural charitable event.
MMA legend Don “The Predator” Frye, lead feature and news reporter for HDNet’s Inside MMA Ron Kruck, and MMA H.E.A.T. co-founder and former CNN anchor Karyn Bryant will form the commentating team for McCorkle vs. Heden: Fighting for a Better World set to take stage at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX on March 31, 2012.
“WMMA is bringing the best to El Paso,” stated William McFarlane, President of WMMA. “Combining the in-ring expertise and humor of Don Frye with the personality of Ron and the professionalism of Karyn will add an incredible component to an already unbelievable fight card and goal-driven event. We are going all out for our wounded warriors, our real heroes.”
Don “The Predator” Frye is an MMA legend and one of the greatest mixed martial artists that has ever graced the octagon. From his historic victory against Tank Abbott, his fierce rivalry with “The World’s Most Dangerous Man” Ken Shamrock, and his unreal combat versus 6’5″, 290lb Yoshihiro Takayama, Don is cemented amongst the pioneers of mixed martial arts.
His fighting career was great, however his persona is greater. Frye has made appearances on popular television shows such as: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Miami Vice,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” and “The Best Damn Sports Show Period.” He has starred in the major motion picture “Honor” and lent his voice for a children’s film, “The Ant Bully.” Frye’s most recent films include; Rob Schneider’s prison comedy “Big Stan,” “Public Enemies,” with Johnny Depp, and “Salt” featuring Angelina Jolie.
Calling the play-by-play will be popular MMA reporter Ron Kruck. A well-respected personality within the industry, Ron has covered practically every sport imaginable. Major sporting events he has covered beyond MMA include: the Stanley Cup, Major League Baseball, and NBA playoffs, NCAA’s March Madness, Olympic Trials and the Fiesta and Orange Bowls. Kruck has worked for Mark Cuban’s high-definition network, HDNet, since 2003 and is the lead reporter / news anchor for the popular program “Inside MMA” along with Bas Rutten and host Kenny Rice. Kruck also produces and hosts a weekly segment on the show titled “Kruck’s Korner,” which showcases unique people and stories from the MMA world.
Also joining the team is Karyn Bryant, co-founder and executive producer of MMA H.E.A.T., a half-hour mixed martial arts lifestyle television show, celebrating Heart. Endurance. Aggression. Technique.™ both in MMA and entertainment. Karyn's broadcasting experience gives her a unique perspective on the world of MMA. Karyn’s resume includes CNN, Showtime Championship Boxing, CBS' Saturday Night Fights, MTV and VH1 among others.
WMMA: McCorkle vs. Heden will take place on Saturday, March 31st at the Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas. Doors open at 5 pm MDT and fights begin at 5:30 pm MDT. PPV starts at 7:00 pm MDT. Tickets are on sale now! To purchase tickets please go to www.wmmasports.com or www.ticketmaster.com.