NEWPORT BEACHSIDE HOTEL & RESORT SPONSORS CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTING ALLIANCE CFA 12 OCT. 12 AT THE BANKUNITED CENTER

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Updated: October 2, 2013
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NEWPORT BEACHSIDE HOTEL & RESORT SPONSORS CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTING ALLIANCE CFA 12 OCT. 12 AT THE BANKUNITED CENTER

 

Popular Florida resort, Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort looks to target the masses by partnering with the state’s number one mma promotion.  

Miami, Fl (Sept. 23, 2013)-Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, a popular resort properly situated in Sunny Isles, Fl., is pleased to announce a partnership with Championship Fighting Alliance’s CFA 12 event, which takes place October 12 at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fl and airs live nationally on AXS TV.

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 Luis Palomino (21-8) vs UFC veteran Efrain Escudero (20-7).

Plus, the event will feature 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.

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, Ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 and via www.cfafights.com.

Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort will be home to CFA 12’s festivities such as the CFA 12 Press Conference and official weigh-ins.

The sport of mixed martial arts has been established as a core-sporting spectacle appealing to a mainstream audience breaking records on television and attracting a passionate younger crowd. MMA is a sport where athletes use highly skilled mixed martial arts inside a cage and intertwines several styles of fighting that often includes Brazilian jiu-jitsu, freestyle wrestling, boxing, and more. The fighters are competitive and train highly to deliver pure sports entertainment.

Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort and CFA’s demographics are nearly similar making it a great relationship.

“What better way of combining the best of the best and showcasing it on national television?” said CFA CEO Jorge de la Noval. “We are the number one mma promotion and Florida is the top tourist destination and there is no better place to stay while on vacation other than Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort. This is a resort where you get the full effect of Florida with the beach right next to you and properly situated in a beautiful city near top tourist destinations.”

ABOUT NEWPORT BEACHSIDE HOTEL & RESORT

The Newport Beach Hotel and Resort is the perfect home base for your Miam Beach vacation. We are easily accessible from Miami or Ft. Lauderdale International Airports, cruise ports, I-95, and the Florida Turnpike. A short drive will take guests to famous South Beach, the Art Deco District, Aventura Mall, The Village at Gulfstream Park, Sun Life Stadium, the prestigious Bal Harbour Shops, and many other desirable locations. Our enlightened team of beauty and spa professionals will pamper you with an unparalleled journey of the senses at our 7,800 sq. ft. state-of-the-art refuge where no attention to detail has been spared.

Location, Location, Location! These spectacular corner suites boast not one, but two furnished private balconies. Enjoy unobstructed, panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean from the oceanfront balcony and catch all the pool deck action from the poolside balcony, which also gives a partial ocean view. Executive suites are approximately 300 square feet and offer a king-size bed in the sleeping area and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the sitting area.

Our guests enjoy a delightful combination of professional services, a wide array of amenities, and a fantastic selection of spacious accommodations. Choose from our One-Bedroom Oceanfront SuitesOne and Two Bedroom poolside, oceanfront and city view suites as well as comfortable Standard Rooms. Each suite features a king size bed in the sleeping area and a sleeper sofa in the sitting area, making it perfect for multiple occupants while Standard Rooms offer two full size beds. Friendly, multi-lingual staff and ADA compliant facilities enhance the following guest services and amenities. Visit http://www.newportbeachsideresort.com for more information.

ABOUT CFA

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.