Thanks for Helping Promote Once I Was A Champion!



Tapout Films and Tough Crowd Productions announce the release of “Once I Was A Champion,”
Coming to Pay-Per-View
on Friday, December 28th, 2012 at 9PM. 
To Learn More About the Film, Visit Us
Here on Facebook!


Are you ready to help us share the “word” about our upcoming release? Here are 8 things you can do:


1.       LIKE the Official Once I Was A Champion Facebook page by clicking below:





2.   Post this video on your Facebook Page and share with your friends on Twitter. You can also send a
link to the Trailer via email by copying and sending this URL: (see video below:)



















YouTube Link for Sharing Is:





3.      Encourage your Friends to Enter the “Win a Day In the Life of an MMA Champion Sweepstakes:

Someone is going to win a trip to Vegas, one-on-one coaching with a REAL MMA fighter, attend Tapout’s Movie Premiere Party, and Sit Ringside with Dan “Punkass” Caldwell, President and Co-Founder of Tap – at the Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II Fight on December 29th!  It could be YOU!



Click and save these images to your desktop, then upload and share on your website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed:



 Right-click above to SAVE image - Left-click to Visit Official Facebook Page and Entry Form





Right-click above to SAVE image - Left-click to Visit Official Facebook Page and Entry Form




4.   Follow the Official Movie Page on Facebook and Director Gerard Roxburgh on Twitter.  Keep an eye out for our posts on Facebook and comment on what you remember most about Evan Tanner and LIKE our posts when you see them. Also, Re-Tweet our messages about the Pay-Per-View release of Once I Was A Championon December 28th!  





5.   If you run a Company Facebook Page and want to share the “Win a Day in the Life of an MMA
Champion” Sweepstakes
with your Fans, click this link and add an icon (tab) to your page!
(Must be logged-in as Facebook Page Admin.)




6.   Show your support for Once I Was A Champion: Swap out your Facebook cover photo and profile picture with the images below:


Share Our Facebook Cover Photo:


 Right-click image above, SAVE to desktop, then UPLOAD as your Facebook Cover Photo.






Use Our Facebook Profile Pic:  

 Right-click image above, SAVE to desktop, then UPLOAD as your Facebook Profile Pic.




7. Tell your Friends, Fans, and Followers they can also enter the "Win A Day In The LIfe of an MMA Champion" Sweepstakes by TEXTING the word CHAMPION to shortcode 21970 on their mobile phone. Standard Message and Data Rates apply.



8. Start sharing information about Once I Was A Champion by sharing the following SAMPLE TEXT in your Facebook Feed, via Twitter, and email lists: 


Promote the Sweepstakes:

Be an #MMA Champ! Enter "Win a Day in the Life of an MMA Champion" Sweepstakes: #Vegas, #Party, #UFC Fight! LET'S GO!


Promote the Trailer: Coming to Pay-Per-View:  

#UFC Champ or Philosopher? Who was the REAL #EvanTanner? See this trailer for a sneak peak of ONCE I WAS A CHAMPION!


Promote the Pay-Per-View Premiere: 

Focus. Determination. Addiction. Once I Was A #Champion, The REAL Story of #EvanTanner. PPV Dec. 28th. Preview here!


Multi-Purpose Shout-outs and Thank-Yous

Thanks to @gerardroxburgh for all the hard work put into making ONCE I WAS A CHAMPION. Such an incredible story!  



Thanks for helping us spread the word about Once I Was A Champion, The Real Story of Evan Tanner.  Coming to Pay-Per-View, Friday December 28th, 2012, at 9 PM.





Tapout Films and Tough Crowd Productions invite you re-live the amazing life of Evan Tanner:  MMA Champion, UFC Champion, and inspiration to fighters around the world. Once I Was A Champion  is the exciting and moving story of the iconic fighter who died in 2008 at the age of 37. “Evan’s life was incredibly complex, filled with extreme highs and lows,” says film producer, Kirk Porter. “He inspired a generation of MMA fighters around the world with his writings and his never-ending belief that One person can change the world.” Once I Was A Champion includes never-before-released fight scenes; features Dana White, Bas Rutten, Chael Sonnen, Forrest Griffin, and more! “We are very excited for the December release of our film.”



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