DESTIN, FL / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2020 / Duke Mountain Resources Inc. (OTC PINK:DKMR) has finalized an agreement with Equity Sports Partners ("ESP") for ESP to handle the sponsorship sales responsibilities for the Xtreme Fighting Championships ("XFC") in advance of the XFC returning to action this fall.
XFC has entered into a multi-year agreement with ESP to serve as the promotion's sponsorship sales agency and handle the XFC's integrated sponsorship sales offering. 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.
"ESP shares our vision and will provide the expertise and passion to help us become a global leader in the sports industry" said XFC CEO Steve Smith. "World Class extends beyond the Hexagon. Our partnership with ESP continues our commitment to our fighters, fans and investors. Every fighter we sign, every partner we engage, every step forward will continue to drive XFC to the forefront of combat sports."
Kaplan went on to comment, "We are thrilled to be supporting the XFC in their sponsorship sales efforts. MMA continues to grow in popularity and the XFC has a strong history within the MMA world both domestically and internationally in developing great fighters, showcasing them in unique ways and working with them throughout the trajectory of their careers. What results are exciting events featuring compelling athletes which resonate with fans and brands."
XFC 43 will take place this Fall and represents the first event covered under the new partnership between XFC and ESP. An announcement about a new television distribution agreement in the U.S. is forthcoming.
About the Company
Duke Mountain Resources Inc. (OTC: DKMR) became a primary investor in the sports entertainment market of mixed martial arts. As the lead investor of Xtreme Fighting Championships, Inc.("XFC"), DKMR became XFC and is 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. XFC has partnered with some 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. New broadcast partners in the USA will be announced in the coming weeks. The 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. The Next Generation of MMA.
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SOURCE: Duke Mountain Resources, Inc.
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