Looking for a little fun on October 16th, check out the Video Game Open in NYC wheere competitors go head-to-head with UFC Undisputed 2010.
Fight Nerd Video Game Open debuts in NYC
On October 16, 2010, TheFightNerd.com and 8 bit & Up Gaming are holding their first live gaming event together, a UFC Undisputed 2010 tournament entitled “The Fight Nerd Video Game Open: Fall Brawl 2010!
This MMA video game event will be held in the 8 Bit & Up Gaming store, located conveniently in downtown Manhattan at 35 St. Mark’s Place on the corner of 2nd Ave. & 8th st., and starts at 12 noon and ends when the last virtual fighter has fallen. Prizes have been overflowing, with contributions from tons of companies including Jakks Pacific, Topps, Round 5, Skin Industries, BJJ Lifestyle, No Surrender Fight Wear, M-1 Global, King of the Cage, and a few more surprises that are in the works!
The competition will be a single elimination tournament broken up into two weight classes; The welterweight division with such fighters as Georges St. Pierre, BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Josh Koscheck, and the heavyweight division, which features Brock Lesnar, Shane Carwin, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and a list of others.
Below is the current list of prizes (which is being updated every few days with even more things) that will be awarded to the top winners in each weight class:
1st prize – Private party for six people at 8 Bit & Up Gaming store, 1 KOTC 5-disc DVD set, 4 packs Topps UFC Main Event trading cards, One year subscription to MMA Worldwide/ TapouT magazines, press pass from older M-1 Global show, one pair Jakks Pacific UFC Big Gloves, one Round 5 UFC Collector series 1 Figures, Shirt, hat & decal from Skin Industries, BJJ Lifestyle hat, belt & “Evolution” hoodie,
2nd prize – 1 KOTC 5-disc DVD set, 3 packs Topps UFC Main Event trading cards, One year subscription to MMA Worldwide/ TapouT magazines, one Round 5 UFC Collector series 1 Figures, shirt & decal from Skin Industries, BJJ Lifestyle belt & “Evolution” hoodie
3rd prize – 1 KOTC 5-disc DVD set, 2 packs Topps UFC Main Event trading cards, shirt & decal from Skin Industries, shirt from BJJ Lifestyle
There will also be plenty of contests & giveaways to the attendees of this event, so no one will leave empty handed!
Walk-in fee to watch and have some fun (and get some free stuff) is $5, to enter one tournament is $10 and to enter both weight classes is $15.
All the info will be updated at this link here, including all the new prizes which we are announcing every few days leading up to the October 16 event – http://www.thefightnerd.com/fall-brawl-2010/
Registration is available online at http://www.getreadytogame.com/MMA.cfm, just remember you must be in the store to participate in the event as it is a live tournament and not Xbox Live!
For more questions or details, email Matt@thefightnerd.com or check out http://www.thefightnerd.com/fall-brawl-2010/ for the latest news & updates about this MMA video game event. Be there or be pixelated!