Weidman invites global fans to interact in almost any language before championship bout

NEW YORK, NY – June 19, 2014 – UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman will host a Global Multilingual Twitter Event with fans in over 70 languages as his training camp winds down in preparation for his title defense in Las Vegas on July, 5th

Weidman’s Multilingual Twitter Event will take place on June 27, 2014 at 7 pm EST (GMT – 5) at his gym in Long Island, NY.  Fans from around the world will be able to ask Chris questions in almost any language, allowing Chris to answer back in the user’s native language, in real-time.  This interactive program is one of the key services offered by Yappn and will allow Weidman to engage his global followers.  Fans are encouraged to join the conversation at http://yappn.com/chrisweidman/

“In my career, I have been given the opportunity to travel the world and see my fans everywhere, but it can be challenging communicating with them at times due to the language barrier,” said Weidman.  “It’s awesome to have my fans from around the globe be a part of my training camp on June 27 and gain an insider’s look with the live Twitter Q&A.”

“We are very proud to be working with Chris Weidman to provide fans with the ability to engage with him before UFC 175,” said David Lucatch, CEO and founder Yappn Corp.  “Additionally, we look forward to extending Chris’ digital brand to connect with his growing worldwide fan base in almost 70 languages now and into the future.”

For more information on Yappn, please visit www.yappn.com







About Chris Weidman

Chris “The All-American” Weidman developed a passion for wrestling at a young age that would take him to Hofstra University where he would become a 2X Div. 1 All-American wrestler.  Chris was introduced to the world of mixed martial arts shortly after college, re-igniting his competitive spirit and cultivating the start of an amazing rise to greatness in the UFC.  Weidman holds an 11-0 record in Mixed Martial Arts and is the current UFC Middleweight Champion of the world.



About Yappn

Yappn is a real-time multilingual company that amplifies brand messaging, helps conduct commerce and provides customer support by globalizing these experiences with its proprietary approach to language. Through its real-time multilingual amplification platform, Yappn eliminates the language barrier, allowing the free flow of communications in nearly 70 languages. Yappn has developed cost effective, unique and proprietary technology tools and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a brands messaging, media, e-commerce and support platforms.

In addition to Yappn, FotoYapp (www.fotoyapp.com) provides consumers, brands and Influencers with the ability to share media content (images, video, audio, etc.) instantly across the global social sphere with all major social posts in a single environment in almost any language allowing global participants to interact with each other, regardless of their native tongue.

Yappn Corp. is publicly in the U.S. on the OTCQB – symbol “YPPN” and leading technology incubator, Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV: INT / US: ITMTF / FRA: I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.

For more information, please visit http://corporate.yappn.com

Corporate Contact

David Lucatch, Founder and CEO, Yappn Corp.



Media Contact

Chelsea Alexander, Senior Account Executive, M Booth



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