Media Alert - Wounded Sponsors Top-Ranked UFC Fighter

EDMONTON, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - Media are invited to cover the announcement of military charity Wounded sponsoring UFC fighter Tim Hague by. Ranked as the number one Canadian heavyweight Tim's upcoming main event "Fight for the Troops" will be held in Fort Hood, Texas on January, 22, 2011 and will be watched by millions on Spike TV.

"I cannot think of a better cause than Wounded," says Tim, a former kindergarten teacher who is proud to be fighting in honour of Canadian troops.

"There have been so many soldiers killed and wounded from my home town of Edmonton".

UFC has long been associated with troop support charities and Tim is pleased to bring a Canadian element to the upcoming fight.

Wounded is an independent not-for-profit charity that supports Canadian soldiers wounded overseas. It is primarily a fund raising mechanism that supports programs that tend to injured soldiers. Wounded recognizes the priority to treat visible and non-visible injuries, like that of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

SOURCE Wounded

For further information:

Jay MacMillan at 780-975-1234 or Wayne Johnston with Wounded Warriors at 1-888-499-9996.

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