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BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: TOP HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDERS (#3) CURTIS BLAYDES AND (#4) JUNIOR DOS SANTOS HEADLINE UFC® DEBUT IN RALEIGH – JANUARY 25

 

TOP HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDERS (#3) CURTIS BLAYDES AND (#4) JUNIOR DOS SANTOS HEADLINE UFC® DEBUT IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+®: BLAYDES vs. DOS SANTOS

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6

 

FEATURED BOUT:

(#3) CORY SANDHAGEN vs. (#5 – FW) FRANKIE EDGAR

 

ALL FIGHTS EXCLUSIVELY ON ESPN+

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – For the first time ever, UFC® heads to PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. with a pivotal bout in the heavyweight division as No. 3 ranked contender Curtis Blaydes looks to secure the most important victory of his career when he takes on former UFC heavyweight champion and No. 4 ranked Junior Dos Santos. Also on the card, former UFC lightweight champion and featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar drops down for his first fight at bantamweight when he takes on top up-and-coming contender, No. 3 ranked Cory Sandhagen.

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+®: BLAYDES vs. DOS SANTOS will stream live from PNC Arena with all fights carried exclusively on ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The main card begins at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 25, with the prelims kicking off at 5 p.m. ET. Doors open at 4 p.m. ET.

 

The record-holder for most takedowns in UFC heavyweight history, Blaydes (12-2, fighting out of Chicago, Ill.) returns to action following a dominant victory over fellow top-ranked contender Shamil Abdurakhimov in September. Still one of the youngest heavyweights on the roster, Blaydes already holds a number of impressive victories over legendary names such as Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt. He now looks to secure the first title shot of his career by taking out his first former champion.

 

Former champion and perennial fan favorite Dos Santos (21-6, fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) looks to get back into the title conversation with another signature knockout victory. The record-holder for the most knockdowns in UFC heavyweight history, Dos Santos has wins over some of the biggest names in the sport, including former UFC champions Fabricio Werdum, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir, as well as current champion Stipe Miocic. He now aims to secure his 16th victory in the Octagon and stake his claim as the next title contender.

 

Undefeated in the UFC, Sandhagen (12-1, fighting out of Aurora, Colo.) goes for the most significant win of his young career. A professional mixed martial artist for less than five years, Sandhagen has already proven himself with wins over Raphael Assuncao, John Lineker and Iuri Alcantara. With his biggest challenge yet in front of him in former champion Edgar, Sandhagen looks to rise to the occasion and secure the next shot at the bantamweight title.

 

Always looking for a new challenge, Edgar (22-7, fighting out of Toms River, N.J.) wastes no time by jumping straight into the deep end of his new division. One of the biggest fan favorites on the roster, Edgar holds some of the most iconic wins in UFC history, including those over B.J. Penn, Gray Maynard and Urijah Faber. With a win over Sandhagen, Edgar looks to become the first athlete in UFC history to challenge for a title in three different weight classes.

 

Announced bouts on the card include:

• Top featherweight contenders look to extend their win streaks and climb into the title conversation when No. 10 ranked Josh Emmett (15-2, fighting out of Sacramento, Calif.) meets No. 14 Arnold Allen (15-1, fighting out of Trimley St. Martin, Suffolk, England)

• Former Olympic silver medalist and No. 9 ranked women’s bantamweight contender Sara McMann (11-5, fighting out of Gaffney, S.C.) returns to the Octagon after almost two years off to take on No. 11 ranked Lina Lansberg (10-4, fighting out of Malmo, Sweden)

• Dana White’s Contender Series veterans meet in a battle of ranked flyweights as No. 10 Jordan Espinosa (14-6, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M.) and No. 11 Alex Perez (22-5, fighting out of Lemoore, Calif.) look to break into the top of the division.

• Hannah Cifers (10-3, fighting out of Durham, N.C.) aims to make her home state fans proud by snapping the win streak of former Invicta FC strawweight champion, Brianna Van Buren (9-2, fighting out of Gilroy, Calif.)

• Debuting featherweights look to impress as Dana White’s Contender Series signee Herbert Burns (9-2, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by way of Lantana, Fla.) takes on Nate Landwehr (13-2, fighting out of Clarksville, Tenn.)

• Brett Johns (15-2, fighting out of Swansea, Wales) intends to bounce back into the win column against debuting Dana White’s Contender Series signee Tony Gravely (19-5, fighting out of Radford, Va.)

• Montel Jackson (9-1, fighting out of Milwaukee, Wisc.) and Felipe Colares (9-1, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) meet in a clash of bantamweight prospects

• Dana White’s Contender Series signee Jamahal Hill (6-0, fighting out of Kentwood, Mich.) looks to remain undefeated when he battles hard-hitting Darko Stosic (13-3, fighting out of Belgrade, Serbia)

• Bevon Lewis (7-2, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M.) and Alen Amedovski (8-2, fighting out of Rome, Italy) look to snap their losing streaks in a critical middleweight bout

• Women’s flyweight action sees Justine Kish (6-2, fighting out of Cramerton, N.C.) defend her home state against Lucie Pudilova (8-5, fighting out of Pribram, Czech Republic)

 

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Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN+®: BLAYDES vs. DOS SANTOS go on sale Friday, December 6 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets are available for purchase at ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, December 4 at 10 a.m. ET via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, December 5 starting at 10 a.m. ET. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com. 

 

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BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: OMARION & BOW WOW FACE OFF IN THE MILLENNIUM TOUR 2020 COMING TO RALEIGH – MARCH 13

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, December 2, 2019

 OMARION & BOW WOW FACE OFF IN “THE MILLENNIUM TOUR 2020”

Special Guests Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, Pretty Ricky and Soulja Boy

 PNC ARENA – RALEIGH – MARCH 13, 2020

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – G-Squared Events today announced “The Millennium Tour 2020” will hit the road this spring with Omarion, Bow Wow, Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, Pretty Ricky and Soulja Boy. Fans validated that R&B reunion tours are in high demand with the successful run of “The Millennium Tour 2019” in arenas across the country.

“The Millennium Tour” will stop in Raleigh at PNC Arena on Friday, March 13, 2020. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com. For complete details on the Tour, please visit GSquaredEvents.com.

 

For the return of “The Millennium Tour,” Omarion will be joined by fellow “Face Off” collaborator Bow Wow to relive their joint project from late 2007. The lineup is full of nostalgic fan favorites from the 2000s, including the Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, Pretty Ricky and Soulja Boy.

 

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BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: THE LIT AF TOUR RETURNS TO RALEIGH IN 2020, HOSTED BY MARTIN LAWRENCE – FEBRUARY 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, November 18, 2019

 THE LIT AF TOUR 2020, HOSTED BY MARTIN LAWRENCE

THE COMEDY TOUR HEADS TO 25+ U.S. CITIES, KICKING OFF JANUARY 31

MICHAEL BLACKSON, LIL DUVAL AND BRUCE BRUCE TO JOIN MARTIN IN RALEIGH ON FEBRUARY 15

 

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – AEG Presents announced today The LIT AF Tour, hosted by Martin Lawrence, will embark on another nationwide tour in 2020. The 25+ date tour will kick off on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 in Washington D.C. at the Capitol One Arena and conclude on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Other stops include Barclays, and Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

 The LIT AF Tour will stop in Raleigh at PNC Arena on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.

“Martin has proven to be a real touring force over the last years selling out marquee arenas across the country. His enduring film and TV resume is timeless and it has been such a pleasure and honor to work with one of the most legendary comedy forces in the business,” says Jesse Stoll, Senior Talent Buyer for AEG Presents. “Following on the heels of Bad Boys For Life, he is bringing some of his biggest and baddest friends on the road continuing the LIT AF brand and bracing the world for a killer comedy explosion!”

 CITI Presales being Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at 10 a.m. local and run through Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at 10 p.m. local. Fans can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 at 10 a.m. local through 10 p.m. local. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting this Friday, Nov. 22 at 12 p.m. local time. A limited number of VIP packages will be available for purchase. For complete presale details, VIP package info, ticket information, and a complete list of tour dates visit www.litaftour.com.

“Being on the road with this group of funny AF comedians is a blast,” says Lawrence. “Bringing the tour back out on the road is always exciting, no two shows are the same and we all bring something different to the party.”

 The LIT AF Tour 2020 follows the much-anticipated release of Bad Boys For Life, and Lawrence’s 2018 LIT AF Tour, presented by AEG. 2018’s tour spanned 35 cities, more than 280k+ tickets sold, and grossed more than $18million. The star-studded line-up included Rickey Smiley, DeRay Davis, Michael Blackson, Jay Pharoah, and Bruce Bruce. 2020’s line-up introduces new talent to the bill such as Lil’ Rel, Lil’ Duval, Hannibal Burress, and Tommy Davidson. Line-up varies by city, and details can be found at litaftour.com.

 

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BlackOpps Entertainment Press Release: FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS RETURNS TO PNC ARENA MARCH 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, November 4, 2019

 

FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS RETURNS TO PNC ARENA MARCH 27

Featuring Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, Tony Rock, DC Young Fly and Karlous Miller

 

(RALEIGH, NC) – Comedian heavyweights Sommore, Gary Owen, Lavell Crawford, Tony Rock, DC Young Fly and Karlous Miller are set to bring The Festival of Laughs to PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC on March 27, 2020 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com.

 

Each year, the Festival of Laughs unites some of the most popular names in comedy on stage. The highly celebrated entertainers will bring down the house with their sharp wit, unbridled humor and hysterical storytelling for a night fans won’t want to miss.

About Sommore

In her more than 20-year career, award-winning comedienne of “Chandelier Status,” Sommore has become a trailblazer for women in the comedy business as one of the most successful comedians in the U.S. and abroad. Sommore has been featured in several hit films including “Soul Plane,” “Something New” and “Friday After Next.” Her all-new self-produced comedy special, “A Queen With No Spades” recently premiered on Showtime. Facebook: @QueenSommore | Twitter: @sommoresofunny | Instagram: @sommore

 

About Gary Owen

Having performed to sold-out audiences in all the major comedy clubs and theatres across the country, Gary Owen is one of America’s most beloved comedians, proclaimed by Ebony magazine as Black America’s “Favorite White Comedian.” Audiences can see Owen in his most recent comedy special, “I Got My Associates” currently on Showtime.  Last year, Owen starred in his own docuseries “The Gary Owen Show” on BET, which chronicled his dynamic and interracial family life with his wife and children in small-town Ohio. Film credits include “Meet The Blacks,” “Think Like A Man,” “Think Like A Man Too,” “Ride Along,” “Little Man,” “Daddy Day Care,” and “College.” Facebook: @GaryOwen | Twitter: @garyowencomedy | Instagram: @garyowencomedy

 

About Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford is quickly climbing the comedic ranks and becoming one of the hottest stars in the business today. Lavell first gained national exposure on NBC’s hit reality series “Last Comic Standing.” His television appearances include “Workaholics” (Comedy Central), “Breaking Bad” (AMC), and “Chelsea Lately” (E! Entertainment), “Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam” (Showtime) and “Comic View” (BET). Twitter: @Lavellthacomic | Instagram: @lavellsthacomic

 

About Tony Rock

Comedian, Actor, Producer Tony Rock is the hardest working man in show business. Rock has proven to be one of television’s best hosts having played the role of ringleader on HBO’s weekly stand-up comedy series “All Def Comedy,” NBA TV’s “The Warm Up,” along with BET’s “Black Card Revoked” and “Apollo Live,” all while co-starring in his first primetime network series, CBS’ “Living Biblically.” Facebook: @TonyRockComedy | Twitter: @TonyRock | Instagram: @Tony_Rock

 

About DC Young Fly

Originally having picked up traction for his hilarious videos on Vine, DC Young Fly is a hands down fan-favorite amongst today’s generation. He is a veteran cast member of Nick Cannon’s “Wild ’N Out” (BET), which is entering production for its 13th season, and has brought the humor to MTV’s TRL (Total Request Live reboot) as one of its main hosts. Film credits include “How High 2,” “The New Edition Story” and “Almost Christmas.” Facebook: @DcYoungFly1 | Twitter: @DCYOUNGFLY | Instagram: @dcyoungfly

 

About Karlous Miller

Karlous Miller is a comedian/actor most known for being a veteran cast member on MTV’s “Wild ’N Out” with Nick Cannon. Appearances also include “Last Comic Standing” (NBC), “Joking Off (MTV), “Comic View” (BET), to name a few. Every week, Karlous hosts the hit “85 South Show” podcast with DC Young Fly, which has gained a fanbase across the globe. Facebook: @karlousm | Twitter: @KarlousM | Instagram: @karlousm

 

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