New Leadership Kicks Off Post-COVID Fight Calendar with XFC Grand Prix June 2
DESTIN, Fla., April 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xtreme Fighting Championships, Inc. (the “Company”), a premier international mixed martial arts organization (XFCI: OTC), announced new additions to the Board and leadership team, including experienced financial executive Tim Northup as Chief Financial Officer and Jeffrey Lambert as an Independent member of the Board of Directors.
Northup has more than 30 years of financial management experience including work for publicly traded and international privately held companies. Northup earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Western Michigan University.
Lambert is a 25-year veteran of investor relations and marketing, founder of national PR and financial communications agency Lambert Global LLC and fintech shareholder loyalty startup TiiCKER, and an active venture and private equity investor. Lambert serves on the Board of the nation’s leading swim and pool products company, Boston-based Aqua Leisure, he is Global Chair of PROI Worldwide, the leading global partnership of PR and communications agencies, and a member of YPO, the world’s leading network of CEOs.
Commenting on the appointments, XFC Chairman and CEO Steve Smith Jr. said, “Tim’s responsibility will be focused on establishing the Company’s financial strategy, planning, and analysis, as well as its accounting and reporting functions to get the XFC fully SEC compliant and to set the framework for our accelerated growth and capital needs.”
“We’ve reset the team with proven business leaders like Tim and Jeff, and moved past the former regime led by fans of the sport, but not performance-minded entrepreneurs and leaders,” Smith added. “We are now fully recovered from the limiting effects of the pandemic and have the leadership, the plan, and the dynamic fans and brand to scale the XFC platform.”
The XFC will return to action June 2 and resurrect its branded-fight heritage from more than 15 years ago with the first XFC Grand Prix™, kicking off the three-day race weekend of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. The nationally broadcast and streamed globally premier MMA professional fight night event is June 2, 2023, at the Wayne State Fieldhouse in downtown Detroit.
Headquartered in Pensacola, Xtreme Fighting Championships, Inc. (“XFC”) is a premier international mixed martial arts (“MMA”) organization, trading under the ticker symbol XFCI. The XFC is known for entertaining fans with the most action-packed MMA events both on television and in-stadium venues, and as the most prolific pipeline of fighters to the UFC. For more information on the company, visit www.XFCFight.com or for XFC or XFC Grand Prix licensed merchandise, visit the XFC Store at www.XFCGrandPrix.com.
XFC has streaming, on-demand and broadcast partners worldwide, including previous events hosted by HBOMAX globally and the FOX family of networks in the United States. XFC has previously been carried by some of the largest open television broadcasters in Latin America – Rede TV! as well as ESPN, NBC Sports Network, Telemundo Universo, Esportes Interativo, Terra TV (the largest internet portal in the world), and UOL – the largest internet portal in Latin America, and premium cable and satellite television networks.
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