ALLIANCE MMA, INC. (NASDAQ:AMMA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02
On February 7, 2018, Alliance MMA, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AMMA) announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Paul K. Danner III, resigned as an officer of the Company, effective immediately, to pursue other career interests. Mr. Danner will stay on as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors through May 1, 2018. The Company also terminated the employment of the Company’s President, Robert Haydak, and its Chief Marketing Officer, James Byrne.
Robert L. Mazzeo will serve as the Company’s acting Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.Mr. Mazzeo, age 63, has served as the Company’s corporate counsel since 2016. Mr. Mazzeo has been a partner in the law firm of Mazzeo Song P.C. since 2005, where his practice primarily involved securities transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Mazzeo has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Enclave Capital LLC, a brokerage and investment banking firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Mazzeo is a graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School.
The terms of Mr. Mazzeo’s compensation have not yet been determined. In accordance with Instruction 2 of Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, the Company will amend this Current Report on Form 8-K within four business days after such information is determined or becomes available.
A copy of the press release relating to this Item 5.02 is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. A copy of the press release is also available on the Company’s website at www.alliancemma.com.
|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On February 7, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the departure of Mr. Danner as Chief Executive Officer, and the appointment of Mr. Mazzeo as acting Chief Executive Officer. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
The information under this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 in this Current Report is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information under this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 in this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release datedFebruary 7, 2018|
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About ALLIANCE MMA, INC. (NASDAQ:AMMA)
Alliance MMA, Inc. is a mixed martial arts organization offering the premier developmental league for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to advance to the sport’s highest level of professional competition. The Company was formed to acquire the businesses of the Target Companies and the media libraries of two prominent mixed martial arts, or MMA, promotions. By combining the Target Companies, it intends to create a developmental league for professional MMA fighters and a feeder.