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Ultimate Poker Winner Will Put Belt on UFC 151 Champion

ULTIMATE POKER KICKS OFF UFC SPONSORSHIP WITH “BELT THE CHAMP” ONLINE POKER TOURNAMENT

WINNER TO PLACE UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BELT ON THE CHAMPION OF UFC 151 IN LAS VEGAS

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Ultimate Poker (www.ultimatepoker.com) kicks off its sponsorship of the UFC with the launch of a free “Belt the Champ” online poker tournament now through July 22.  

The grand prize winner of the “Belt the Champ” tournament will travel to Las Vegas this September to experience VIP treatment at UFC 151 and place the UFC Light Heavyweight belt on the victor of the Jon “Bones” Jones / Dan Henderson championship fight. To receive an invitation to the tournament, poker and UFC fans alike are encouraged to visit the Ultimate Poker Facebook application, click on the “Tournament” tab and register.  There is no entry fee to compete in the “Belt the Champ” tournament; it is a social poker event with no chips or money required.

“We are happy to be in business with Ultimate Poker and this is undoubtedly the coolest prize we have ever given away,” remarked UFC President Dana White.  

Ultimate Gaming CEO Tobin Prior had this to say about the newly cemented relationship “We’re extremely thrilled to be the official poker partner of the UFC. We’re all fight fans and poker players and feel like there’s a huge overlap in those two worlds. It really feels like a perfect match.”

Ultimate Poker is a premier sponsor of the UFC.  Ultimate Poker is a product of Ultimate Gaming, a company focused on real money online games, social gaming, and digital entertainment in the United States and around the globe.

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