This past Saturday Dave Mirra went four rounds in the ring with MX rider Brian Deegan. Unfortunately Mirra lost by decision, but everyone that was there said it was a very close, super intense fight, and Mirra did the BMX world proud. The fight will air on Fuel TV in November, but for now you can check out this quick training video that DC Shoes put together before the fight.
“Check out DC’s legendary BMX rider and rally driver, Dave Mirra, and his intense training for his upcoming fight against pro FMX and rally driver Brian Deegan. Dave trains six days a week at Fortune Gym with its owner and former heavyweight contender, Justin Fortune, in preparation for his Ellismania fight this Saturday, September 17 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Be sure to tune into Fuel TV on Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT for the first of 5 episodes from the fight night.” -DC Shoes
Fuel TV’s Press Release:
FUEL TV GOES ANOTHER ROUND WITH “ELLISMANIA”
SiriusXM Radio Star Jason Ellis Returns for Second Season
LOS ANGELES, CA – FUEL TV, Fox Sports Media Group’s dynamic entertainment and sports network for males, announces the second season renewal of the absurd fight comedy series “EllisMania” with Jason Ellis—pro skateboarder and host of an uncensored, outrageous daily show on Faction, SiriusXM’s action sports and music channel. The new season kicks off on FUEL TV Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT.
The five-part original FUEL TV series showcases the best of EllisMania 7, a night of ridiculous fighting, unusual match-ups and insanely funny scenarios, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on September 17. The most anticipated fight of the night is the bout between BMX legend/X Games Champion/rally driver Dave Mirra and X Games 17 RallyCross Gold Medalist, freestyle motocross legend and Metal Mulisha Founder Brian Deegan.
“The first season of ‘EllisMania’ introduced our fans to the animated personality of Jason Ellis and his unique brand of comedic fighting,” says FUEL TV’s VP of Production and Development Scott Paridon. “We’re excited to work with Jason on a second season to bring an even more humorous and extreme fighting event to the FUEL TV viewers who crave it.”
Other bouts include the ever-hilarious Musical Chair Fight, Transgender Contender Fight and a battle between Jason Ellis and mixed martial arts veteran Kit Cope. The action continues with a series of bizarre and hysterical fights that Ellis and his team put together.
Season one of “EllisMania” featured star-studded match-ups and goofball antics, including shock collars and blindfolds, in the most original fighting event on the planet. UFC Champion Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Animal Planet’s “Wild Recon” host Donald Schultz, motocross pro Ronnie Faisst and Angel Jones from E! Entertainment Television’s “Holly’s World” were just some of the fighters partaking in the fun.
FUEL TV films EllisMania 7 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas September 17 and launches season 2 of “ElllisMania” Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT.
For more information and photos please visit: www.fuel.tv/ellismania