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Ivan ‘The Terrible’ at UFC 93 January 17th 2009


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Serati is currently the only Italian 205lb fighter in the UFC and is known for his devastating knockouts and ground and pound, with 8 of his 10 wins coming by KO or TKO. With only 2 losses to his record and currently on a 4 fight winning streak Serati is in good form as he prepares to make his UFC debut in January next year. His match-up against the heavy hitting UFC veteran Tomasz Drwal is anticipated to be a huge Light-Heavyweight war on the UFC’s first outing to Ireland.

The suave Italian has earned his nickname as “Ivan the Terrible” due to his relentless work ethic inside and outside of the arena and intends to launch his UFC career with a bang. Serati is intending to train for this major fight at the Team Suregrip HQ in Southend, Essex, which is owned and operated by the famed trainer/promoter duo of Daniel and Alex Burzotta of the UWC (Ultimate Warrior Challenge). Daniel is a former undefeated British Heavyweight Champion, who acts as the Head Coach at Team Sure Grip. Whilst his brother Alex manages the Italian Powerhouse and has guided him to the UFC after big wins at UWC, Cage Rage and Cage Warriors over the last two years.

To facilitate Ivan’s UFC debut; Alex & Daniel Burzotta have enlisted Warrior Promotions, the UK’s leading MMA agents, to handle all the media and sponsorship enquiries for the rising Italian star.

Information on Warrior Promotions

Warrior Promotions is one the longest established MMA promotion in the UK, having staged over 37 successful events since 2002 through its Cage Warriors Fighting Championship promotion, retaining notable stars such as; Michael Bisping, Dan Hardy, Gegard Mousasi, Jeff Monson, Antonio De Silva Junior & Rosi Sexton as its current Title Belt Holders.

It is also the most successful UK management agency for aspiring MMA fighters and retains and constantly develops worldwide links within the sport. 2009 will herald an all new line up of the ‘British Warriors’ as an invincible force to dominate MMA around the world as it travels across Europe, Asia and the Americas in its quest for global submission. 2TUF2TAP, the signature brand owned by Warrior Promotions will also be surging back onto retailers shelves as part of a massive marketing and media campaign and spearheaded by a series of MMA events.



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