Florida-based bare knuckle promoter BYB announced CEO and founder Mike Vazquez is stepping down from the position.
Replacing Vazquez is Gregory Bloom, a veteran combat sports attorney who has represented fighters and promoters, and also negotiated media rights deals.
BYB Extreme Bare Knuckle Fighting Series founder and President Mike Vazquez announced today that Gregory Bloom has been appointed CEO of the groundbreaking bare knuckle boxing organization. pic.twitter.com/AjcW3klWFu
— BYB Extreme Bare Knuckle Fighting Series (@bybextreme) September 7, 2022
Vazquez, who founded BYB and has also been involved in auto racing league NASCAR, is still part of the BYB organisation. Instead of running the company on a day to day basis, he will focus on “big picture issues and opportunities.”
BYB posted an official press release on it’s website.