Founder & Chairman
Franco Richard (born on December 2nd, 1977), also known as Francombat (a nickname given by his Kung Fu Master – Zhu Shen Fa), is a French Canadian martial artist, former model, entrepreneur, author and Founder and Chairman of Francombat, LLC., the holding company who owns and operates a collective investment portfolio of businesses. In this top management position, Richard is responsible for its global strategic direction and business operations, which include print, online, television and licensing, event planning, marketing, public relations, broadcast production, fight-card selections, finances and legal operations. He is also the founder of Pro Lei Tai™ – the World Governing Body for Professional Lei Tai Fighting™. Prior to launching Lei Tai Championship™, Franco was best known for turning his life savings into over $3.7 million by betting on combat sports. In 2017, Franco wrote an e-book, Investing on Combat Sports – Introducing the New Wall Street, in which he chronicles his life experiences as oddsmaker, professional bettor and bookmaker.
Franco hold a degree in Health and Nutrition.