Miller Lite Sponsors ProElite MMA Hawaii

  Miller Lite Sponsors ProElite MMA Hawaii


Business Wire

HONOLULU -- January 20, 2012

Miller Lite takes ‘Center Cage’ Saturday, January 21 when ProElite MMA (Pink
Sheets:PELE) Presents “DA SPYDER VS. MINOWAMAN” at the Neal Blaisdell Center
in Honolulu.

“The Miller Lite flagship brand extends our sponsorship and advertising
relationship with MillerCoors and Paradise Beverage in Hawaii,” said Paul
Feller, Chairman of ProElite and CEO of Stratus Media Group
( “Coors Light sponsored our initial Honolulu fight
in August, and we’re pleased that the Miller Lite brand takes our center mat
cage placement for Saturday’s event. The MillerCoors relationship in Hawaii
reinforces the connection we have with the dynamic MMA fan base we have built
on the Islands.”

Saturday’s ProElite main fight card will be televised live on HDNet at 10:00
P.M. EST. Tickets are on sale at the Neal Blaisdell Center box office, all
Ticketmaster locations (800-745-3000),, and

The fight’s main event features the rugged Hawaiian Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove
(13-9) taking on the long-awaited North American debut of Japanese and
international fan favorite Ikuhisa “Minowaman” Minowa (51-32-8). The co-main
event features Olympic silver medalist and #9 world-ranked Sara McMann (4-0)
against #5 ranked Hitomi “Girlfight Monster” Akano (18-8), also from Japan.
The card underscores the recently announced promotional partnership and
fighter exchange with ProElite and DREAM, Japan’s largest MMA fight

The semi-finals of ProElite’s Heavyweight Grand Prix will also be contested at
the Honolulu event. The first match pits hard-nosed Ryan Martinez (6-1)
against headhunter Cody Griffin (5-2), while the second match sees heavy
hitting Jake “The Honey Bear” Heun (2-1) take on 6-foot-5, Richard “The Black
Eagle” Odoms (6-0). The winners of the respective bouts will square off in
early Spring to determine the ProElite Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion


Founded in 2006, ProElite has been a major global force in the world of mixed
martial arts (MMA). ProElite, based in Los Angeles, California, continues its
legacy to hold key domestic and international live MMA events. The company
owns U.K. based MMA brand Cage Rage and is a significant stakeholder in Spirit
MC in South Korea. ProElite signed a broadcast deal with HD NET in October
2011 to show our fights live in the highest quality video for consumers and
will continue this great partnership into our future events. ProElite also
produced one of the highest rated televised broadcasts of a live major network
MMA event.


Headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with offices in Los Angeles, California;
New York City, NY; Geneva, Switzerland; and Perugia, Italy, Stratus Media
Group, Inc. (SMDI) is an owner, operator, developer, producer, and marketer of
live entertainment events. In addition, the company owns Stratus White, a new
standard in personal lifestyle and card services for the global affluent.
Available by invitation only, Stratus White is a discreet, elite member &
partner community providing exclusive and unparalleled service and access
across the luxury product & travel, social, sporting, cultural and
philanthropic areas of life, including events and experiences.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release relating to plans, strategies, projections of
results, and other statements that are not descriptions of historical facts
may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934.
Forward-looking information is inherently subject to risks and uncertainties,
and actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated
due to a number of factors. Although the company's management believes that
the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable,
it cannot guarantee future results, performance or achievements. The company
has no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.


ProElite MMA – Media Relations
Evan Cohen, 818-430-4222
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