click here" /> Ultimate Poker Winner Will Put Belt on UFC 151 Champion | UFC ® - News
Article

Ultimate Poker Winner Will Put Belt on UFC 151 Champion

ULTIMATE POKER KICKS OFF UFC SPONSORSHIP WITH “BELT THE CHAMP” ONLINE POKER TOURNAMENT

WINNER TO PLACE UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BELT ON THE CHAMPION OF UFC 151 IN LAS VEGAS

To view a video message from UFC President Dana White, click here
Ultimate Poker (www.ultimatepoker.com) kicks off its sponsorship of the UFC with the launch of a free “Belt the Champ” online poker tournament now through July 22.  

The grand prize winner of the “Belt the Champ” tournament will travel to Las Vegas this September to experience VIP treatment at UFC 151 and place the UFC Light Heavyweight belt on the victor of the Jon “Bones” Jones / Dan Henderson championship fight. To receive an invitation to the tournament, poker and UFC fans alike are encouraged to visit the Ultimate Poker Facebook application, click on the “Tournament” tab and register.  There is no entry fee to compete in the “Belt the Champ” tournament; it is a social poker event with no chips or money required.

“We are happy to be in business with Ultimate Poker and this is undoubtedly the coolest prize we have ever given away,” remarked UFC President Dana White.  

Ultimate Gaming CEO Tobin Prior had this to say about the newly cemented relationship “We’re extremely thrilled to be the official poker partner of the UFC. We’re all fight fans and poker players and feel like there’s a huge overlap in those two worlds. It really feels like a perfect match.”

Ultimate Poker is a premier sponsor of the UFC.  Ultimate Poker is a product of Ultimate Gaming, a company focused on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe.

Media

Recente
Watch the highlights from the Fight Night Portland Open Workouts, including the workout highlights from John Dodson, John Lineker, Will Brooks and Alex Oliveira. Don't miss all the action live and free on FS1.
29-set-2016
UFC veterans Nate Marquardt and Tamdan McCrory meet in a huge UFC FIGHT PASS featured bout at Fight Night Portland. UFC commentator Jon Anik also previews the fight.
29-set-2016
Hear from both Will Brooks and Alex Oliveira ahead of their Fight Night Portland co-main event scrap. No. 11-ranked Brooks makes his second Octagon appearance and "Cowboy" is looking to extend his four-fight win streak in lightweight division.
29-set-2016
Two evenly matched fighters deliver the most intense fight of the season. Will a big mistake cost a fighter everything? Find out on an all-new The Ultimate Fighter on Wednesday at 10pm ET.
29-set-2016