Handmark let us know that they have teamed up with www.mmajunkie.com to release a free application for the Mix Martial Arts fans. The website is an independent news sources to stay up to date with all that is related to the sport. You can download the free application by going to the following link.
Get the latest MMA news, interviews, rumors and event info for the UFC, WEC, Strikeforce, Bellator, DREAM, Sengoku and other promotions from MMAjunkie.com, the 2008 and 2009 World Mixed Martial Arts Awards “Best Media Outlet” winner.
MMAjunkie.com, an official MMA partner site of Yahoo! Sports, provides your mobile device instant access to all our content, including on-site event reports, the latest MMA business dealings, and industry-leading features on the top fighters and prospects in the sport today. You can also get up-to-the-minute scoring from live shows, rumored fight cards and past MMA event results.
Our staff includes editor-in-chief and founder Dann Stupp (Dayton Daily News MMA beat writer), lead staff reporter John Morgan (Dallas Morning News MMA blogger and 2009 World MMA Awards “Journalist of the Year”), staff reporter Steven Marrocco (Vancouver Sun MMA contributor), Kyle Nagel (Dayton Daily News sports reporter), Steve Sievert (former Houston Chronicle MMA beat writer) and medical columnist and combat-sports specialist Dr. Johnny Benjamin.
MMAjunkie.com, which prides itself on accuracy and inside access, delivers around-the-clock news from all corners of the MMA world.
Read the full PR after the jump
Handmark®, an emerging media company specializing in mobile solutions for publishers and media brands, and MMAjunkie.com, the 2008 and 2009 World Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Awards “Best Media Coverage” winner, today announced the availability of a new free MMAjunkie.com mobile news application for the iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones.
MMAjunkie.com is an independent news site devoted to the highly popular sport of MMA, a full-contact combat sport that combines a wide variety of fighting techniques, mixing classical martial arts with other styles of fighting as diverse as wrestling and Brazilian jiu jitsu. MMAjunkie.com has established itself as the premier go-to source for the latest news and information for millions of fans worldwide who avidly follow the sport.
The new mobile application provides users with instant, real-time access to the latest MMAjunkie.com information, including top stories, rumors, event updates and wagering information. Unlike enhanced mobile Web sites, content within the MMAjunkie.com mobile application is refreshed automatically with no need to manually update.
“MMA provides a never-ending news cycle, and our goal is to make it easy for fans to keep up with the latest headlines from major promotions such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship, World Extreme Cagefighting, Strikeforce, Bellator Fighting Championships and Japanese-based organizations such as DREAM and World Victory Road,” commented Dann Stupp, MMAjunkie.com co-founder and editor-in-chief. “Handmark has helped us deliver a slick, easy-to-use mobile app that gives loyal MMA fans instant access to up-to-the-minute updates right from their phones.”
MMAjunkie Mobile was developed in conjunction with Handmark, whose Mobile Publishing Platform (MPP), supports a wide variety of major newspapers, magazines and other leading online content destinations like MMAjunkie.com launch quality mobile applications quickly.
“People are increasingly relying on their phones as a primary source for information while they’re on the go, including the latest news about their favorite sports,” said Evan Conway, EVP of Marketing at Handmark. “We’re excited to work with MMAjunkie.com to deliver on that demand, providing their mobile fans with a fantastic experience for accessing their trusted MMA news and information on the go.”
The MMAjunkie.com application is available to download now for the iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones free at http://mmajunkie.com/mobile and will be available soon for additional platforms including Android, Palm webOS and J2ME-based devices.
For more information about the Handmark Mobile Publishing Platform, visit www.handmarkmobileapps.com.
Handmark is the leading developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, specializing in mobile solutions for publishers and media companies. Handmark is the only company to support development across all major mobile platforms, as well as distribution, monetization and on-going innovation for its partners. Handmark has proven its leadership in delivering fun, engaging, valuable experiences for mobile customers over the last 10 years.
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), the 2008 and 2009 World MMA Awards “Best Media Coverage” winner, is an independent news site devoted to the latest MMA breaking news, interviews, fight announcements and event information. MMAjunkie.com is a content-partner site of Yahoo! Sports, as well as HDNet’s “Inside MMA” television program, the Dayton Daily News/Cox Newspapers and the Dallas Morning News.
MMAjunkie.com also hosts a daily MMA radio show from the world-famous Race & Sports Book at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. MMAjunkie.com Radio airs Monday-Friday at noon EST (9 a.m. PST). Check it out at www.mmajunkie.com/radio.