InsideFights Announces Partnership with Sports Action Network

This deal has been in the works for awhile, but we’ve just gotten official permission to post the press release. We’re thrilled to be partnered with Sports Action Network and especially thrilled to have access to the streaming video wizardry they provide.

Press release is after the jump. And more announcements are coming soon.

Irvington, NJ – June 26, 2009: Sports Action Network (SAN), a premier online streaming network that specializes in the coverage of combat sports, is proud to announce its newly formed partnership with emergent boxing and mixed martial arts site, Insidefights.com. The partnership will allow the companies to integrate their coverage and content, which will ultimately deliver a better product to the combat sports consumer.

According to George Boley Jr., Programming Director for Sports Action Network, “Competition creates better products and alliances create better companies. That is the thinking behind SAN’s newly formed partnership with Insidefights.com. Together we can offer increased coverage to combat sports fans by adding additional radio shows and featuring exclusive on-line interviews with some of the best athletes competing in combat sports today.”

Insidefights.com will be an integral part of the Sports Action Network’s flagship MMA radio show, “Knuckle Up”. Insidefights.com will be providing color commentary & analysis, reporting breaking news, and contributing to the exclusive interviews with the show’s high profile guests.

Insidefights.com and SAN plan to leverage their expansive network of industry experts to offer combat sports fans increased coverage and unparalleled content. Together they will further develop and expand SAN’s combat sports programming with the addition of new radio shows, high quality on-line content, and other mutually beneficial initiatives.

For more information on Sports Action Network’s programming, please visit www.sportsactionnetwork.tv. Tune in to SAN’s weekly MMA radio show “Knuckle up” for exclusive interviews with high profile fighters. The show, hosted by mixed martial arts industry experts George Boley Jr., Dr. John Szostek and Shaw Fowler airs every Thursday at 4:00pm EST/ 1:00pm PST.

For compelling, up to the minute boxing and mixed martial arts news coverage, please visit www.insidefights.com.

About Sports Action Network Online:
Sports Action Network (SAN) Online is a multi media website that specializes in the coverage of combat sports, featuring high quality streaming video of live MMA events, hundreds of hours of archived fight footage and weekly syndicated MMA and Boxing radio programs hosted by industry experts. Since it’s inception in 2007, SAN has partnered with countless MMA content providers to successfully stream live events worldwide. Sports Action Network made history in 2008 by partnering with PANCRASE, MMA’s most prestigious and longest running promotion, to bring 15 years of PANCRASE fight footage to MMA fans around the world, narrated in English for the first time in the organizations history.

About Inside Fights:
Inside Fights is an emergent combat sports website dedicated to covering boxing and mixed martial arts in one dynamic location. Inside Fights recently partnered with Fox Sports to fuel mainstream coverage of both sports. The vision of the website is to be a standard where both hardcore and mainstream fans can collectively appreciate the surging sport of MMA while continuing to value the ‘sweet science’ that is boxing.

Inside Fights and Sports Action Network have partnered in order to integrate coverage to improve quality of content fans have access to.