Alliance MMA (NASDAQ: AMMA) this morning reported that Burt Watson has been promoted to executive vice president of operations. The newly formed position was a result of the company’s expanding domestic footprint, which now includes nine branded regional MMA promotions, each strategically positioned in desired media markets across the country. The key operations role will intensify focus on revenue and profitability. “We are extremely gratified that Burt will now be applying his well-seasoned promotional experience and extraordinary leadership skills, working in close collaboration with our General Managers, towards providing direct oversight of the operational and financial performance of our regional MMA events,” Paul Danner, CEO of Alliance MMA, stated in news release.
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About Alliance MMA, Inc.
Alliance MMA (NASDAQ: AMMA) is a professional mixed martial arts company that brings together regional productions. Alliance MMA’s mission is to identify and cultivate the next generation of fighters and champions for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and other premier MMA promotions. The organization aims eventually to host in excess of 125 events per year, showcasing more than 1,000 fighters. Alliance MMA is also dedicated to generating live original sports media content, attracting an international fan base, and securing major brand sponsorship revenue for live MMA events, digital media, and Alliance MMA fighters. MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport with worldwide fans of approximately 300 million according to sports marketing research firm Repucom. MMA is a full contact sport that allows a wide range of fighting techniques, including striking and grappling from various martial arts and disciplines including Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate and Muay Thai. Professional MMA fights are legal and regulated by state athletic commissions in all 50 states. Alliance MMA, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 for the purpose of acquiring businesses that engage in the promotion of mixed martial arts (MMA) events. In 2016, the company completed an initial public offering that culminated in a listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Alliance MMA is the only mixed martial arts promotion company that is publicly-traded. For more information visit, www.alliancemma.com.
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