Updated: September 24, 2013

Immediate Release



Miami,FL—In an effort to provide mixed marital arts exposure to the next generation of athletes, Championship Fighting Alliance CEO Jorge de la Noval has announced that children 16 years old and under will enter CFA 12 for free.

“Children are the future of our sport. This is a wonderful opportunity to show them

what the fastest growing sport in the world is all about,” he said. “CFA is a family

oriented event offering entertainment for all ages. We encourage parents, teachers,

chaperones and guardians to bring their teenagers and children to our wonderful

events, where they will be entertained and educated in regards to mixed martial

arts. The sport has been a life changer to many fighters and can serve the same to

future fighters. We want them all to be present.”

CFA 12 tickets for the nationally televised event, which will air on AXS TV, start at $29 and go on sale Friday, September 6 at all Ticketmaster locations,, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 and via

The live show will air on AXS TV, a network operated by entrepreneurs Mark Cuban and Ryan Seacrest, starting at 9 p.m. ET. Doors open at 6 p.m. ET.

In the night’s televised main event, CFA flyweight champion Josh Sampo (9-2) will put his gold up for grabs as he meets CFA newcomer Sam Thao (7-1).

CFA 12’s co-main event will showcase the all women’s tournament finals with Fallon Fox (3-0) and Ashlee Evans-Smith (1-0) for the CFA women’s featherweight title and $20,000.

High School, Middle School, Mixed Martial Arts, Karate School and students in general are welcomed. For free CFA 12 tickets please call CFA headquarters at 305-520-5574 or e-mail


Championship Fighting Alliance (“CFA”) is a Florida based enterprise working to

raise awareness of Mixed Martial Arts (“MMA”). Over the years, MMA has moved from an emerging

athletic genre to a mainstream sport. MMA is breaking all stereotypes with its fan base and is

quickly being embraced by a much larger and more diverse audience. CFA has been awarded as top MMA

promotion in Florida.