BTC is Bringing MMA Back to Ontario


(BTC Press Release)

TORONTO – Is professional MMA finally back in Ontario for good?

Introducing BTC Fight Promotions, a new-mixed martial arts promotion focused on the resurrection of the world’s fastest growing sport in the province of Ontario. BTC Fight Promotions is an extension of Burlington, Ontario’s premiere MMA and fitness facility Burlington Training Centre.

The facility is home to a number of the province’s most exciting and well-known athletes including card representatives Adam “Maverick” Assenza, Paul Jalbert and “Handsome” Scott Hudson. With the introduction of BTC Fight Promotions, the province of Ontario will be able to experience high-level professional MMA for the first time outside of the presence of the UFC since 2015.



For a number of years the sport of MMA has been a stalemate in this province with MMA fan’s only outlet coming by way of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. BTC Fight Promotion’s not only aims to deliver the highest quality regional pro show, but also aims to allow homegrown talent to finally fight once again on domestic soil.

BTC Fight Promotion’s inaugural event will be BTC 1: Genesis on Saturday, May 27th 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The promotion is proud to partner with the Toronto Pro Super Show for this marquee card. The Toronto Pro Super Show is Canada’s largest annual fitness expo and has long been a supporter of combat sports, including hosting previous events in that realm in year’s prior during the expo.

CEO/Promotor Irene Starr has been a long time mixed martial arts fan and an avid supporter of homegrown athletes. She has run a variety of successful amateur kickboxing events and professional regional MMA shows in the past making for a promising start to her new promotion. Starr’s passion is to see the sport renewed in her home province of Ontario and she is very excited to give local talent another change at competing on home soil.

Tickets are now on sale and are priced at $35.00, $55.00 and $75.00 with doors to the event opening at 6pm. For more information on the promotion, card and ticket purchase options please visit

Follow us on Facebook at BTC Fight Promotions, Instagram at @btcfightpromotions and on Twitter at @btc_fight_promo.

7 Responses to “ BTC is Bringing MMA Back to Ontario ”

  1. A.D. Clay says:

    Hidden due to low comment rating. Click here to see.

    Poorly-rated... Thumb up 4 Thumb down 19

  2. Joe Dirt says:

    So you’re the guy who makes fun of people who shop at Walmart… while you’re shopping at Walmart.


    Well-loved! Thumb up 24 Thumb down 3

  3. Marc-Andre Drolet says:

    Exactly, your one stop shop for everything Canadian MMA

    Well-loved! Thumb up 16 Thumb down 3

  4. Orangina says:

    “Adam “Maverick” Assenza, Paul Jalbert and “Handsome” Scott Hudson”

    Never heard of any of those names before.

    Hot debate. What do you think? Thumb up 11 Thumb down 15

  5. OMG LOL says:

    Oh man last night when I read this I was really sleepy and on my Iphone and I swear I saw “BTP is bringing MMA back to Ontario” LOL LOL LOL.

    Who here misses BTP! Bring.The.Pain

    I used to love how he would hype up his boy WARDOG on every single fucking thread like the WARDOG was the next UFC HW Champ then when ppl would call him out on it he would spaz out and threaten to beat everyone up and street fight them LOL LOL

    I miss the old top mma news days lol


    Well-loved! Thumb up 26 Thumb down 0

  6. Kanoa says:

    Oranginan shut the fuck up. You wouldn’t last 10 minutes against Maverick

    Thumb up 3 Thumb down 1


    BTP! BTP!

    Thumb up 1 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

Some HTML is OK