Ohio Valley Wrestling's Danny Davis sent out the following press release this afternoon announcing that former WWE superstar John Bradshaw Layfield will be joining the broadcast team of OVW's new Mixed Martial Arts company, the Vyper Fight League (VFL):
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
John “Bradshaw” Layfield & Layfield Energy Co. Join the Vyper Fight League
The Vyper Fight League and Vyper Productions are proud to announce the addition of John “Bradshaw” Layfield, formerly WWE’s “JBL,” and Layfield Energy Company to the VFL product. John Layfield, coming fresh off of his retirement from professional wrestling, will be joining the VFL broadcast team as one of its hosts. Layfield is a former WWE Champion; the longest reigning in Smackdown history, a former broadcaster on WWE Smackdown, regularly appears on Fox News Channel’s The Cost of Freedom, is a best-selling author, and is the president and owner of Layfield Energy Company. John Layfield joins the VFL at its inaugural event, Enter the Vypers Pit, on Friday April 24th, 2009, at 4400 Shepherdsville Road in Louisville, Kentucky.
In addition to John Layfield joining the VFL broadcast team, Layfield Energy Company is a proud sponsor of the Vyper Fight League. Layfield Energy Plus is a breakthrough supplement product that triggers energy, focus, and is an anti-inflammatory, with all the gain and none of the pain. Layfield Energy Plus is endorsed not only by John Layfield himself, but also by former WWE Diva and Covergirl, Torrie Wilson, as well as Baseball Hall of Famer, Wade Boggs. For more information go to www.LayfieldEnergy.com
Friday April 24th, 2009, the VFL presents Enter the Vypers Pit, where the world of Mixed Martial Arts will be revolutionized. The Vypers Pit is a state-of-the-art facility, equipped with stellar production capabilities and an intimate environment where every seat in the house is up-close-and-personal to the action. The facility is television ready and television friendly. Upon launch, the VFL will be taping monthly Friday Night Fights for future television broadcasts. The Vyper Fighters will be showcased with some of the most upscale production value in the MMA world.
The VFL is owned and operated by Danny Davis, a respected and successful member of the Sports Entertainment media for almost three decades. Davis has hosted and produced over 600 television tapings, and he has groomed hundreds of Sports Entertainment stars for the spotlight, including current UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar. Davis and Lesnar maintain a close relationship, and Lesnar has a keen interest in the success of the VFL and its fighters.
The VFL will host the most competitive fights in the region with the hungriest and most talented up-and-coming fighters around. For more information visit www.VyperFightLeague.com. In conjunction with Layfield Energy Company, and the addition of John Layfield to the VFL product, the Vyper Fight League is sure to rock the foundations of the MMA world on Friday April 24th, 2009, as the VFL presents Enter the Vypers Pit.