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Bodog Extreme Fighting Pay-Per-View Celebrity Event at Vancouver's PnE Agrodome

Dec 2, 2006

By Catherine Barr


BodogFight is a mixed martial arts (MMA) reality series created by billionaire Entertainment Group Founder and Vancouver businessman Calvin Ayre. Earlier this month, the PNE Agrodome played host to the live pay-per-view season one finale of Team USA vs. the Russian elite fighters "The Red Devils". Over 41 millions viewers tuned in live to see Bif Naked, and other Bodog recording artists, introduce the eight bout event which included an exclusive VIP red carpet pre-party featuring local tv stars and personalities.

Elimination battles, behind-the-scenes training, interviews with
fighters, a soundtrack featuring Bodog Music artists, and lifestyle
segments composed the weekly one-hour BodogFight episodes, with the finale leading into the PPV main event December 2 in Vancouver, British

Filming for BodogFight: Season II -- USA vs. The World is scheduled to begin in mid-December in the city of St. Petersburg,
Russia., with its head office located in the Caribbean nation of
Antigua, is licensed in the United Kingdom and Kahnawake, Canada. Entertainment Founder Calvin Ayre, recognized as a world
authority on branding in digital entertainment, was featured on the
cover of Forbes magazine's recent best-selling "Billionaires" issue.

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Vancouver actor Dan Payne, of CTV's "Alice I Think", walked the red carpet as the fighters entered the ring.
Live off the set of "Intelligence" and "Battlestar Galactica" respectively were actors and fight fans Ben Cotton (left) and Michael Ecklund.
Jared Padalacki
Tommy Europe
Sandra McCoy (left) and Michelle Ng.
"Men in Trees" actor Ty Olsson and wife Leanne Nash were among the celebs hanging in the VIP room before the fights.
World Series of Poker 2006 Champion Jamie Gold, seen here with Riptown / Bodog's own Letty Cherry, known what it takes to win after taking home $12 million this past August.
Sandra McCoy snuggled up to texas born actor Jared Padalecki of  "Smallville", "Gilmore Girls" and "Supernatural" fame.
Former BC Lion and Grey Cup winner Tommy Europe, who now works in Vancouver as a personal trainer, struck a pose backstage with the Bodog girls.
"Stargate: Atlantis" actor Paul McGillion (left) socialized with guest Jaime Keegan and "Battlestar Galactica" actor Arron Douglas.



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