HomeUFCCEO of SlapFIGHT Championship JT Tilley talks to FightBook MMA | FightBookMMA
CEO of SlapFIGHT Championship JT Tilley talks to FightBook MMA | FightBookMMA
March 24, 2021
Branson, Missouri: Get to know the REAL SlapFIGHT Championship promotion. FightBook MMA had the prospect to speak to JT TilleyCEO of SlapFIGHT Championship.
JT Tilley tells FightBook MMA that SlapFIGHT Championship began again in 2018 doing a number of massive LIVE reveals. They stopped doing reside occasions when the pandemic hit, and began filming. His main aim with SlapFIGHT Championship was to assist regulate and develop the game of Slapping so it may be handled and revered as an actual sporting occasion. They have been the primary firm to instill 4 weight courses which embrace: Middleweight, Gentle Heavyweight, Heavyweight and Tremendous Heavyweight. They’re additionally the primary group to develop a rule set, which has been mimicked everywhere in the world. Additionally they coined the time period Slap Preventing, which is now a acknowledged time period for the game worldwide.
When requested in regards to the guidelines, JT Tilley mentioned: “The foundations are easy, No stepping, No flinching, and No Clubbing. Now we have a line choose who watches the contestant’s toes, ensuring they don’t step when putting or pivot their toes. If one of many athletes violates one of many guidelines, she or he is first given a warning, and if there’s a second infraction, they’ll lose a flip.”
SlapFIGHT Championship has completed a complete of 10 occasions over the previous three years and has been acknowledged as the highest slap combating promotion in America, and one of many prime promotions worldwide.
When requested what separates them type the “Different” promotions JT Tilley mentioned: “One factor our firm is aware of what to do is developed expertise. We’ve been within the Combined Aartial Arts, Kickboxing, Fight, and Jiu-Jitsu enterprise for the previous 15 to twenty years. We additionally know how one can construct promotions from the bottom up and hold them organized.” JT Tilley continues, “Our mission is to foster the game and assist it develop till it may be regulated, sanctioned, and handled with the respect of different sports activities. On YouTube and social media, we’ve got acquired over 125 million views.”
Their gentle heavyweight champion, ‘Wolverine’ is presently the top-ranked Slap Fighter within the USA. JT did inform FightBook MMA that they’ve no real interest in competing with overseas nations to see who’s the perfect as a result of they’re nonetheless growing the game in the US. Russia and different components of Jap Europe, the place the game can also be doing effectively, they don’t have any weight courses, so it’s a very harmful sport. These champions are extensively acknowledged because the “American SlapFIGHT Champions” everywhere in the world.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Government Author, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a ardour for Fight Sports activities and likewise a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s additionally a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.