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UFC’s “Ultimate Auction” Gets New Items to Bid

Written on January 20, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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The UFC's Ultimate Auction has new items to bid. These items include a luxury octagon canvas from this week's "UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2" event.

It’s less than a week before the end bid for UFC’s fund-raising “Ultimate Auction,” and the MMA promotion is still on the verge of bringing more items to raise.

Included in the auction is the complete octagon canvas from this week’s “UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2″ event. The bid for the canvas starts at $5000. All the proceeds from the auction will be donated to Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

Some features of the auction includes several top-of-the-line prizes: a UFC VIP Experience, a limited edition UFC Custom Camaro (No. 2 of 10) and a private training session with UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture and former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin.

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UFC’s “Ultimate Auction” for Intrepid Fallen Heroes Begins

Written on January 06, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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The "Ultimate Auction" begins now. The largest and the most popular MMA promotion, UFC, starts the year with a kind heart by extending a helping hand to the nation's fallen heroes.

With UFC’s second “UFC Fight for the Troops” event, they’re launching the “Ultimate Auction”.

The auction features online bidding of high-end prizes including UFC VIP Experience, the limited edition UFC Custom Camaro and a private training session with Randy Couture and Forrest Griffin.

All the proceeds will go directly to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The auction ends on Jan. 23, a day after the  “UFC Fight Night 23: UFC Fight for the Troops 2.” It’s a special live UFC event that raises funds for men and women in the United States Armed Forces that have suffered traumatic brain injuries.

UFC Fight Night 23 takes place Saturday, Jan. 22 at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas, and airs live on Spike TV.

If you are interested to bid should visit the auction’s home page. Additional auctions include Dinner with UFC Octagon Girls, a chance to attend the season eight premiere of “Entourage” and other unique experiences.

Spike TV and the UFC are partnering with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund for this second “Fight for the Troops” show. The first event took place in Fayetteville, N.C. in December 2008 and raised more than $4 million. The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund provides assistance to our nation’s military heroes who have been critically injured in line of their duty.

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