LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FUEL TV, Fox Sports Media Group’s dynamic entertainment and sports network for males, announces the second season renewal of the absurd fight comedy series “EllisMania” with Jason Ellis—pro skateboarder and host of an uncensored, outrageous daily show on Faction, SiriusXM’s action sports and music channel. The new season kicks off on FUEL TV Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT.
“The first season of ‘EllisMania’ introduced our fans to the animated personality of Jason Ellis and his unique brand of comedic fighting”
The five-part original FUEL TV series showcases the best of EllisMania 7, a night of ridiculous fighting, unusual match-ups and insanely funny scenarios, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on September 17. The most anticipated fight of the night is the bout between BMX legend/X Games Champion/rally driver Dave Mirra and X Games 17 RallyCross Gold Medalist, freestyle motocross legend and Metal Mulisha Founder Brian Deegan.
“The first season of ‘EllisMania’ introduced our fans to the animated personality of Jason Ellis and his unique brand of comedic fighting,” says FUEL TV’s VP of Production and Development Scott Paridon. “We’re excited to work with Jason on a second season to bring an even more humorous and extreme fighting event to the FUEL TV viewers who crave it.”
Other bouts include the ever-hilarious Musical Chair Fight, Transgender Contender Fight and a battle between Jason Ellis and mixed martial arts veteran Kit Cope. The action continues with a series of bizarre and hysterical fights that Ellis and his team put together.
Season one of “EllisMania” featured star-studded match-ups and goofball antics, including shock collars and blindfolds, in the most original fighting event on the planet. UFC Champion Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Animal Planet’s “Wild Recon” host Donald Schultz, motocross pro Ronnie Faisst and Angel Jones from E! Entertainment Television’s “Holly’s World” were just some of the fighters partaking in the fun.
FUEL TV films EllisMania 7 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas September 17 and launches season 2 of “EllisMania” Wednesday, November 30 at 9:00PM ET/PT.
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