“We are pleased to partner with XFC and showcase their action-packed bouts and exciting fighters to fans in the United States,” says Gary Quinn, Vice President, Programming & Owned Properties, NBC Sports.
NBCSN will televise XFC 43 on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2020 at 9 p.m. ET, featuring live action from the final two hours of ‘main event’ fights.
XFC is returning to the Hexagon under a new ownership group led by CEO Steve Smith and President Myron Molotky. Each fight night will feature bouts from XFC’s three competition series; Young Guns (up-and-coming fighters), Tournament Series (bracket-format fights leading to a weight class champion) and Super Fights (highest-profile and most-established fighters).
“NBC Sports is the gold standard in sports television, with an unmatched history presenting the most prestigious competitions in the world,” says Molotky. “The team at NBC Sports impressed us with their experience, their understanding of our vision, and their commitment to excellence. We are thrilled to join them as partners and to give our fighters an opportunity to shine in front of this powerful audience.”
Duke Mountain Resources Inc. (OTC: DKMR) becomes the Xtreme Fighting Championships, Premier Global Provider of Mixed Martial Arts Sports Events; Partnered with Top Broadcasters Including HBO, ESPN and Major Latin American Networks
- Acquired XFC, the Only Publicly Traded Independent MMA Organization.
- Partnered with HBO, ESPN and Other Major Sports Broadcast Networks.
- Sponsorship with Equity Sports Partners for the Fall XFC Schedule.
- Highly Experienced Management with Top Names from the MMA Field.
- XFC to Live Stream Inaugural Try-outs in Michigan on September 12th on Location at Team SFS-Scorpion Fighting System.
Duke Mountain Resources Inc. (OTC: DKMR), as the lead investor of Xtreme Fighting Championships, Inc.(“XFC”), DKMR has become XFC, a premier international mixed martial arts (“MMA”) organization with offices throughout the United States and South America. The Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) is the only publicly traded independent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization in the world.
For investors who want to get in early on the explosively growing popularity of live MMA sports action, DKMR is the ticket to buy. Timing is excellent as in late 2020 restrictions from the Covid crisis are just beginning to be lifted, opening up a new time of opportunity for athletes and fans revved-up and ready to get back into the action.
DKMR has partnered with one of the largest open television broadcasters in Latin America – Rede TV! as well as HBO, ESPN, Esportes Interativo, Terra TV (the largest internet portal in the world), and UOL – the largest internet portal in Latin America, and premium cable & satellite television network. The DKMR XFC has had over 185 exclusively signed fighters, representing over 35+ countries worldwide with even more growth expected. Boasting the signing of The Next Generation of Male & Female Superstars, the XFC is known for entertaining fans with the most action packed MMA events on television and stadium venues.
DKMR also has the experienced management to command attention in the high profile sports entertainment industry including President and COO Myron Molotky to lead the relaunch of the world recognized XFC brand. Under Mr. Molotky’s direction, XFC quickly became a global entity acclaimed as an international sensation. The XFC business model promoted discovering rising stars in the XFC Young Gun Series, the Next Generation of Champions in the XFC Tournament, and ultimately the XFC SuperFight World Championships. DKMR also recently signed industry veteran Len Mead to head up media and content distribution. Additionally, UFC Hall of Fame inductee Pat Miletich has joined the DKMR XFC Advisory Board.
DKMR is currently going through a global re-branding of its entire business. Travis O’Dell is the Creative Lead for XFC and is overseeing the company’s transition into a globally recognized MMA league. That includes all aspects of the company’s branded materials and merchandising, as well as its online presence.
- Sponsorship Agreement with Equity Sports Partners for the Fall XFC Live Action Schedule
On August 18th, 2020 – DKMR announced finalizing a multi-year agreement with Equity Sports Partners for ESP to handle the sponsorship sales responsibilities for the Xtreme Fighting Championships. The offering includes the full portfolio of XFC assets including live events, telecasts associated with the live events, digital and social media extensions, official sponsorship designations inclusive of the use of XFC logos and intellectual property as well as shoulder programming platforms created by the XFC to complement their live events.
ESP is a leading sports marketing company with a significant focus on representing best-in-class sports properties for sponsorship sales among other commercial areas of their businesses. ESP’s efforts shall be led by Cliff Kaplan, Chairman of ESP who has extensive experience in the MMA sponsorship industry having previously represented the UFC’s sponsorship business for many years, which directly resulted in the securing of numerous blue-chip brands as sponsors.
- XFC to Live Stream Inaugural Try-outs in Michigan on September 12th on Location at Team SFS-Scorpion Fighting System
DKMR has announced details regarding its first series of tryouts for the Xtreme Fighting Championships (“XFC”), which will take place at Team SFS-Scorpion Fighting System in Brighton, Michigan on September 12. In response to strong interest from the MMA community, XFC will make live streaming available for portions of the all-day event live via social media and the XFC’s official website www.xfcmma.net.
To date, over 221 athletes have submitted applications to audition in Michigan and become part of the XFC’s “Young Guns” series for rising stars. Decisions on contracts and future fights will be made soon after the tryouts by XFC President Myron Molotky and the XFC Matchmaker, Eduardo Duarte. XFC is also preparing to announce its United States television home for November’s XFC 43 prior to the tryouts on September 12.
The DKMR XFC has become a fan favorite by discovering the Next Generation of stars in mixed martial arts, many competing on the world stage today. With plans to host three tryouts in 2020 and an additional eight more in 2021, including international locations, XFC will provide the platform for hungry fighters to fill the roster in the Young Guns Series. Ultimately, the goal is to establish the path to compete in the XFC Tournament, then ultimately in the XFC SuperFight Series.
For more information on DKMR visit: www.XFCMMA.net
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