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“Francombat® is the story of a young Francophone businessman from Québec who dreamed of building an empire of combat sports on which the sun would never set. It all started with a love for martial arts.
– 2000 –
Franco Richard established the first Francombat Gym dedicated to combat sports training in Quebec City.
– 2004 –
Franco Richard launches Francombat.com and rapidly becomes a leading global combat sports media property and lifestyle destination for fight fans online.
– 2007 –
Francombat establishes Francombat Management, LLC., a full-service combat sports management and marketing firm representing some of the most successful and high-profile professionals boxers, mixed martial artists and Lei Tai fighters.
– 2010 –
Franco Richard founds Francombat, LLC and brings all his business ventures together under one roof. Franco becomes Chairman of the Board and CEO of the corporation.
– 2015 –
Franco Richard purchases the Francombat Villa in Hollywood Hills, California, and begins living the good life reflected in his website.
– 2017 –
The company begins marketing shoes, the first of many licensed products that help the Character head logo become one of the world’s most recognized symbols.
– 2019 –
Francombat introduces the Unfightable Philosophy, written by Franco Richard in 77 Principles as motivational movement in response to adversity he encounter to make his dream a reality. The Unfightable Foundation is established as the activist arms of the Francombat Philosophy.
– 2020 –
Francombat celebrates its 20th Anniversary.