Tapout, Silver Star and Hitman Fight Gear are all bought out by Authentic Brands Group LLC

Tapout, Silver Star Casting Co. and Hitman Fight Gear have all been bought out be the same Toronto based company, Authentic Brands Group LLC. According to several reports, TapouT president Dan “Punkass” Caldwell had made it clear that there were several offers on the table from various people but decided to go for Salter because he welcomes the continued involvement of himself and his partner, Tim “SkySkrape” Katz.

The man now in charge, Jamie Salter had this to say via a press release:

“These are some of the most exciting brands I’ve seen in years. The popularity of mixed martial arts and the UFC is soaring around the world. The last time I saw a sport with this much potential was 20 years ago with snowboarding.”

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