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A Vision For A Professional Battling League: Local Fighters, Team Owners, And Fans There is, and constantly has actually been, an issue on the planet of expert battling: Unlike virtually other sport, a single entity manages the players. In boxing, a single infamous promoter virtually messed up the sport (and probably did) with the way he managed and managed fighters and matches. Now, in the growing sport of blended martial arts (MMA), the leading brands control the match ups and, in the case of the International Fight League, owned and operate the groups. In contrast, the top sports franchises of our day-- the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL-- all succeeded based on local teams, local owners, and local fans collaborating to create something bigger and greater than a single owner ever could. Group owners quit a bit in order to produce something really special. It is time for a similar vision to come to fulfillment in the battling world. Bonecrunch Fighting is a brand-new league-based combating company based upon precisely this principle. In this league, regional owners build groups with as numerous regional fighters as possible, in order to get the assistance of local fans. The league is structured like a franchise, and seeks business owners with monetary staying power to own and construct successful teams. Outcomes up until now consist of: - An inaugural event that offered out a 3600 seat arena in Sarasota Florida. - Top sponsors including the US Marines and Budweiser. - Creation of the necessary legal documents to sell a franchise to competent and interested team owners. - Assembly of a top management group with management and fighting industry proficiency. - Development of template marketing products, job management tools, and contracts to successfully run occasions. - Agreements with 5 leading MMA fitness instructors and school owners (with four more in the works) who have actually put fighters into leading organizations. These fitness instructors have a cadre of exceptional local fighters prepared to take on other groups-- and ready to function as "turn vital" groups when a team owner acquire their location. - Interest from a variety of entrepreneurs to buy the rights to a group. The brand name equity of the league will grow as fans support their regional groups to the play-offs and inter-league title/all-star occasions. In addition to putting on league events in their geographies, team owners are complimentary to experiment with different principles, including expert and amateur battles, competitions, and various types of battling formats (i.e., grappling, battling, stand up battle, boxing, and other formats that end up being popular). Because the league is seeking to accomplish critical mass, preliminary franchises are priced at just $20,000 (compared to most other franchises, sports or otherwise, and the discount is considerable). This useful pricing gives early adopters the possibility to recognize a significant capital gain, due to the fact that later owners will pay a premium. At the exact same time, Bonecrunch thoroughly screens possible owners making sure that they have the long-term vision and needed capital for their group, and the league, to be successful. Contrast this concept with its nearby rival, the International Fight League (IFL). The IFL has actually raised over $15 million dollars to attract and develop league-owned teams tv offers. Its stock rate has actually had a roller coaster trip and currently trades at under $1 after reaching highs of $17 and the league struggles to include expenses and attain earnings. Bonecrunch is a grassroots effort that requires much less capital from a group of committed group owners, trainers, and fighters in order to be successful. By using the franchise design, Bonecrunch can grow organically and accomplish emergency with a comparably small financial investment. Time will inform if this model can be successful in the extremely competitive, unpredictable, and regulated world of combating. It is time to bring this design to what has been a centrally controlled sport and discover out what kind of difference it can make-- to fans, fighters, and the business owners who buy a franchise and own a professional sports group. In contrast, the leading sports franchises of our day-- the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL-- all was successful based on local teams, regional owners, and regional fans working together to produce something bigger and greater than a single owner ever could. In this league, regional owners build teams with as lots of regional fighters as possible, in order to gain the assistance of regional fans. The brand name equity of the league will grow as fans support their local groups towards the play-offs and inter-league title/all-star occasions. In addition to putting on league occasions in their geographies, team owners are totally free to experiment with different concepts, including amateur and professional battles, tournaments, and various types of combating formats (i.e., grappling, battling, stand up fight, boxing, and other formats that end up being popular). At the same time, Bonecrunch thoroughly screens potential owners to make sure that they have the long-term vision and needed capital for their group, and the league, to be successful.