Mike Tyson, Tito Ortiz, MMA Stars Will Be At LA Fitness Expo

Two Full Days of the Best in Mixed Martial Arts Returns to

 The Los Angeles Fitness Expo™

January 28 & 29 at the Los Angeles Convention Center


(Los Angeles, Calif….January 25, 2012) Mixed Martial Arts is back in a big way at California’s largest fitness event, The Los Angeles Fitness Expo Saturday and Sunday, January 28-29 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, South Halls G & H.   The Expo will feature two full days of MMA seminars and interactive demonstrations where attendees can learn from the best in the sport, up close and personal.  The latest in fight gear and clothing will be featured on the exhibit floor.



“Mixed martial arts competitors are true athletes that employ the training and nutrition principals of strength, power and fitness, the cornerstone of Los Angeles Fitness Expo.  We’re are excited to have the biggest names in the sport teaching and signing autographs at our show,” said Erin Ferries, Executive Director, The Los Angeles Fitness Expo.


The Los Angeles Fitness Expo’s complimentary MMA seminar track, presented by  Sherdog and MMA Worldwide, will be hosted by renowned MMA referee Herb Dean, featuring many of today’s top fighters and coaches. Up-to-the-minute updates on fighter appearances are available at www.thefitexpo.com.


Attendees can meet and get autographs from former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Tito Ortiz, (Saturday only) and UFC Fighter, Jason “Mayhem” Miller, (Saturday) both courtesy of Punishment Athletics.


Javier “Showtime” Vazquez, UFC fighter named by Sports Illustrated in 2009 as the most inspirational performance of the decade, will appear Saturday.  On Sunday, the First Annual Javier Vazquez Kids Wrestling Championships presented by the California Age Group Wrestling Association (CAGWA) will take place at the Expo.


Other MMA appearances will include Master MMA fighter Puni Aumauinuuese, courtesy of PROPTA and UFC Middleweight and United States Naval Academy graduate Brian Stann, courtesy of Gaspari Nutrition (Saturday only). 


With Muay Thai being one of the essential training techniques for MMA, Jean Carrillo, world class Muay Thai Trainer and Phil Collen, Def Leppard Guitarist and Muay Thai Kickboxer will both make appearances at the Expo (Saturday only).