Monson vs Fulton to Headline Thunder Promotions and Alabama Pride MMA Main Event

New York, NY (PressExposure) October 13, 2009 -- Heavyweights Jeff 'Snowman' Monson vs Travis 'Ironman' Fulton face off for the next Thunder Promotions mixed martial arts (MMA) event at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex on December 12, 2009. The announcement came today from Rod Riccardi, CEO of Thunder Promotions along with Alabama Pride will bring the exciting MMA action to guest and fight fans alike.

Unless you've been sleeping under a rock the last month, you have seen and heard about the national and international attention that Thunder Promotions co-main event fight card has created. The co-main event is slated a star studded battle between two celebrities, hip-hop icon DMX vs Eric Martinez. Martinez an up and coming actor out of Albuquerque, NM, and DMX known as one of the greatest rappers in the world.

"Snowman and Ironman fight card was chosen by popular demand and having DMX duel Eric Martinez for our co-main event, well this is the ingredients that will produce an incredible night here in Birmingham. We have a host of surprise guest who will be stopping through so it's going to be a night to remember." States Riccardi.

Jeff 'Snowman' Monson 38 and 5'9 in height a former UFC #1 contender is considered to be one of the worlds top submission grapplers, with a record of (30- 9). The Snowman's latest triumph was in Mexico City, Mexico, against Jimmy Ambriz. Travis "Ironman" Fulton a prolific fighter racking over 200 fights in ten years with a most recent victory over Tony Crawford back in August 2009. Fulton is 32 and 6'0 in height with a (190-45) record. A press conference is set for November 17, 2009 in Birmingham, Alabama. Tickets are on sale now at all ticket master locations or by calling 800-982-2787,and with special hotel rates at the Sheraton Birmingham, rooms $99.00 a night.

About TPG Public Relations

Thunder Promotions wants to excite the sport’s mainstream and hardcore fans, while also attracting and developing a new fan base. Our mission is to provide a true mixed martial arts (MMA) experience at its best. To Increase Prospects and the Local Favorites up close in a safe atmosphere without the hassle of those long drives, airfares and at fair prices that give fans the most value for their money. Thunder Promotions team uses their past experience in the sport of MMA to deliver to the fans the most excellent match-ups, providing exhilarating fights that rival the major Promoters. Thunder Promotions plans to stage professional MMA fights in Mississippi, Florida, New Jersey, Georgia, and Tennessee as well as international venues.

TP boasts a team of seasoned professionals including Felix Martinez V.P. of Operations, a former police office turned promoter who spearheaded the CFFC (Cage Fury Fighting Championship) and was awarded MMA promoter of the year by New Jersey Press. Daniel Gracie, Match Maker for TP, and a professional mixed martial artist who fought against some of Japan's top competitors, each time in an arena with well over 60,000 fans. Athletic Director and Surgeon Dr. David G. Lemak. Dr. Lemak is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who offers his extensive training, research, and experiences to the practice of orthopedic sports medicine. As a mentor he has trained residents and fellows on surgical techniques and led sports medicine fellows through complex orthopedic procedures. His knowledge is shared among the orthopedic community through numerous publications and professional lectures.

For all press inquiries please contact publicist Pam Pinnock at 678-920-2582 or email

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