SMASH Global Honors Dolph Lundgren, ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley & Lou Ferrigno Dec. 13 in LA

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From SMASH Global – HOLLYWOOD – Dec. 3, 2018 – SMASH Global announced today that it will honor actor Dolph Lundgren (Creed 2 & Aquaman), Boxing Hall of Famer “Sugar” Shane Mosley, professional bodybuilder/actor Lou Ferrigno (the original Incredible Hulk) and a surprise, fourth honoree for SMASH Global VIII: Night of Champions benefitting The Collective Access at The Taglyan Complex on Thursday, Dec. 13. The star-studded, black-tie gala will be a celebration of combat sports including four, championship bouts showcasing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters from around the globe, and more celebrity guests/presenters to be announced at a later date.
“We are thrilled to be hosting what will be our biggest event yet,” said Steve Orosco, SMASH Global Founder & CEO. “This will be a truly special evening where we give mixed martial arts an intimate, luxury platform showcasing the sport’s raw entertainment within an exclusive gala setting. In addition, we will raise funds that are vital to the work of The Collective Access, as they continue to empower the lives of youth through education and networking.”
SMASH Global brings together professional athletes, celebrities and Hollywood’s elite for an evening of exciting entertainment, as they plan to crown its first set of World Champions among MMA’s top fighters from Trinidad, Brazil, Ukraine, Japan and the U.S. The highly
anticipated, Main Event will showcase Trinidadian, Joash Walkins (13-1) as he faces off with Brazilian, Flavio Carvalho (6-1) for Bantamweight Championship Title.
Also, for the first time, SMASH Global will present four icons – Lundgren, Mosley, Ferrigno and a special honoree disclosed night-of – with the lifetime achievement award for their significant impact to the world of combat sports. Previous honorees have included Mel Gibson, Freddie Roach, Tito Ortiz, Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, Steven Seagal and Earnie Shavers.
The gala will also feature a world-class dining experience, hosted bar and silent auction with proceeds benefitting The Collective Access. Previous once-in-a-lifetime auction experiences have included one-on-one training with a professional MMA fighter, a VIP experience to the ESPYs, ringside tickets to the next UFC fight in Las Vegas and more.
Tickets for SMASH Global VIII: Night of Champions are on sale now at www.smashglobal.com. Reserved ballroom seating tickets are available for $500, Super VIP Experience tickets with an honoree meet-and-greet that evening for $2500 and cage-side, all-access, VIP tables for $10,000. For information on sponsorship packages and groups sales please contact [email protected]
ABOUT SMASH GLOBAL: Founded in 2015 by former Wall Street broker turned professional MMA fighter, Steve Orosco, SMASH Global showcases a one-of-a-kind experience blending the excitement of Mixed Martial Arts and the extravagance of the Hollywood awards season.
As an active fighter with an MBA pedigree, Orosco identified an opportunity to raise the level of class and sophistication within the sport by curating a collection of exclusive fighting events for a premium clientele. With professional MMA as the stage and a black-tie gala as the backdrop, SMASH Global honors the best in combat sports throughout the night while raising funds and awareness for charity. For more information visit www.smashglobal.com and follow @smashglobal on Instagram for the latest news.
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