Ever wonder what it takes to become a MMA champion? To fully realize the dream … the commitment, the endurance … and the never ending belief in yourself that yes … you have what it takes? Here’s your chance! Tapout Films in association with Tough Crowd Productions announce the release of Once I Was A Champion, the real life story about MMA & UFC Champion, Evan Tanner, a new film coming to Pay-Per-View on Friday, December 28th, 2012 at 9 PM.
Ahead of the premiere, the film’s producers present the “Win a Day in the Life of an MMA Champion” Sweepstakes! One lucky winner will be flown to Las Vegas, Nevada to get an exclusive coaching session from a MMA fighter; attend Tapout’s movie premiere party; and sit ringside with Tapout President and Co-Founder, Dan “Punkass” Caldwell, at the Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II UFC Fight on Saturday, December 29th, 2012 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas!
Coming to Pay-Per-View – Friday December 28th at 9PM
Tapout Films and Tough Crowd Productions invite you re-live the amazing life of Evan Tanner: MMA Champion, UFC Champion, and inspiration to fighters around the world. Once I Was A Champion is the exciting and moving story of the iconic fighter who died in 2008 at the age of 37. “Evan’s life was incredibly complex, filled with extreme highs and lows,” says film producer, Kirk Porter. “He inspired a generation of MMA fighters around the world with his writings and his never-ending belief that one person can change the world.” Once I Was A Champion includes never-before-released fight scenes; features Dana White, Bas Rutten, Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, and more! “We are very excited for the December release of our film.”
Enter the “Win a Day in the Life of an MMA Champion” Sweepstakes Between November 13th, 2012 and December 13th, 2012
“This Sweepstakes is the opportunity of a lifetime,” says Tapout President and Co-Founder, Dan “Punkass” Caldwell. For every person training right now in front of a mirror … lifting weights … punching the bag … kicking the bag … wanting and dreaming of hanging with real MMA fighters – here’s your chance! Learn from the best, hang with the Tapout crew, and live the life of an MMA Champion!” “I wish I could enter!” says Dan March, President and head of Digital Distribution at Echo Bridge Entertainment International, the film’s distributor. “We are very excited about the Pay-Per-View premiere. MMA fans are going to love the movie and see what a true champion Evan Tanner was.”