FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEDL Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB:MEDL), a leading developer of mobile applications for the Apple iOS and Android platform and the developer of the patent-pending Hang w/ mobile live video broadcast technology and application, has announced that MMA Welterweight Contender, Jake Ellenberger, has joined the Hang w/ platform as an official spokesperson, and is using the application to give fans around the world a never-before-seen live behind the scenes view of what it takes to fight competitively at the highest level.
Hang w/ has entered into a comprehensive deal with Ellenberger that will give fans and Hang w/ users unprecedented access into the life of this top ten in the world ranked fighter. In addition to his Hang w/ appearances on the platform, Ellenberger will wear Hang w/ branded trunks and warm up gear during his fights - which are televised on Fox and PPV.
Jake is a former member of the United States Marine Reserve and has been ranked in the top ten for the past 36 months. He is the current co-host of MMA Roasted on Fox Sports - and makes his debut as a Fox Sports in-studio analyst this month.
Additionally, he is a member of Team NEGU (Never Ever Give Up) for the Jessie Rees Foundation. Their mission is to ensure every child fighting cancer has the support and resources to Never Ever Give Up.
"I'm blessed with some of the greatest fans in the world," said Jake Ellenberger. "With Hang w/ I'll be able to bring my fans behind the curtain and show them what's happening in my life live, as it happens - from the intensity of training to the insanity of the Octagon - and a whole lot of fun in between. I'm giving my fans a level of access that's unprecedented in sports."
"Jake is an amazing spokesperson and broadcaster for the Hang w/ platform," said Andrew Maltin, Co-founder and CEO of Hang With, Inc. "He's got an ability to bring our users into a world that very few people ever get to see. And he's charismatic and really fun guy to boot. I think we are going to have a lot of fun with Jake on Hang w/."
Those interested in following Jake and receiving push notifications when is broadcasting live can download the app at www.hangwith.me/jakeellenberger.
About Hang w/
The Hang w/ app connects people through live-streaming video and simultaneous chat, allowing anyone with an iPhone, iPad or Android device to broadcast live to dozens, hundreds or even millions of viewers around the globe.
Hang w/ was incubated by MEDL Mobile, Inc., a mobile industry pioneer that has architected, created, developed, marketed and monetized hundreds of mobile apps and driven more than 22 million downloads. MEDL Mobile is the majority shareholder of Hang With, Inc.
The Hang w/ platform has attracted more than 100 actors, athletes, musicians and brands including 50 Cent, Ali Landry, Cheech and Chong, Claudia Jordan, Coco Crisp, Jamie Kennedy, Josh Reddick, Julius Thomas, Kaskade, Larry the Cable Guy, Lucy Hale, Mike Metzger, Soulja Boy, Tony Orlando, Terrell Owens, Timbaland, UFC and Ultimate Poker.
You can learn more at http://www.hangwith.com.
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