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M-1 and Affliction to hold press conference in New York on Thursday

M-1 Global has announced via its official website that it will be holding a press conference Thursday in New York alongside officials of Affliction Entertainment and Golden Boy Promotions.

Vadim Finkelstein is expected to be in attendance to represent M-1 while Affliction Vice President Tom Atencio is expected to be on hand as well. was unsuccessful in its attempt to get a comment from M-1 officials regarding the nature of the press gathering, however, AOL Fanhouse’s Michael David Smith is reporting that the two promotions will announce an extension of their working relationship.

According to Smith, it is also expected to be revealed that real estate mogul Donald Trump will be one of the “front men” for the upcoming reality television series Fighting Fedor that will feature heavyweight hopefuls vying for the opportunity to compete against WAMMA heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko in a headlining match.

Five Ounces of Pain is planning to attend the press gathering tomorrow and we will be filing a full report.

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