The four day Fight Promoter University V Curriculum has been developed and structured, so that most every aspect of the promotions business, whether it be for boxing, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, or for that matter, any event, where good business principles are needed, will be taught and discussed.

Friday, November 21st

3:30pm – 4:30pm

FPU Check In

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Classroom SessionWelcome and FPU Procedures – Roy Englebrecht of Roy Englebrecht Promotions The 10 Commandants To Being A Fight Promoter- Roy Englebrecht


Dinner – Keynote Guest Speaker – Jeremy Lappin – EliteXC

Saturday, November 22nd

7:30am – 8:45am

Buffet Breakfast in Elements

9:00am – 10:30am

Classroom Session – Tuscany BallroomCreating A Blueprint For Your Promotions Company – Roy Englebrecht of Roy Englebrecht Promotions What Does It CostChoosing The Right VenueIs Your Market ReadyWhat Can You MakeWhat Can You LoseCreating Your BudgetAnd More

10:30am – 11:30am

Classroom SessionMarketing/Advertising/Promoting Fight Shows – Roy Englebrecht, of Roy Englebrecht Promotions What To SpendWho Are You Trying To ReachDatabase MarketingName CapturingWho You Put On Your ShowAnd More

11:30am – 12:30am

Classroom SessionPricing and Selling Boxing and MMA Show Tickets – Roy Englebrecht, of Roy Englebrecht Promotions – Tedd Williams – Gladiator ChallengeRemember Who You Are When You PriceSelling Seats or Tables – Which Is BetterSeason Seat And Group Sales StrategiesSelling On The WebPerks – Perks – More Perks

12:30pm – 1:00am

Classroom SessionManaging and Training Fighters – Juanito Ibarra – Former Trainer/manager Rampage Jackson

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch – Champions Sports Bar

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Classroom Session Publicity & Public Relations Publicity & Public Relations – Jeff Sherwood – Editor, – Dara Young – Dir. PR – TapOutPrint vs WebSelling An AngleWhat The Media Needs In AdvanceCreating A StoryCoverage At Your Show

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Laboratory SessionOfficial MMA Weigh In Procedures – Making It Special and Doing it Right- Roy Englebrecht of Roy Englebrecht Promotion


Classroom SessionWorking With Your State Athletic Commission

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Dinner – Champions Sports Bar

Sunday, November 23rd

7:30am – 8:45am

Buffet Breakfast – Elements

9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Classroom SessionSponsorships and Other Revenue Sources- Roy Englebrecht of Roy Englebrecht Promotions What Inventory You Have To SellPricing Your Sponsorships CorrectlyNon Traditional Sponsorship OpportunitiesOutside Vendor Revenue

10:00am – 11:00am

Classroom SessionGood to Great – You Can Do It All At Your Show- Roy Englebrecht of Roy Englebrecht Promotions

11:00am 12:30pm

Classroom Session – Grand Ballroom- Roy Englebrecht of Roy Englebrecht PromotionsSetting Up and Dressing Your VenueRing Placement and Chair PlacementOperations – Operations – OperationsStaffing Your Event – You Can Never Have EnoughStaff Responsibilities At Show

12:30 – 1:30pm



FPU V Students set up with Walkie Talkies and show run thru


WinterFist Doors Open


WinterFist II Show Begins


Classroom SessionCritique and Review WinterFist II MMA Show- Roy Englebrecht – Battle In The Ballroom

Monday, November 24th

7:30am – 8:45am

Buffet Breakfast – Elements

9:00 am – 10:00am

Classroom SessionThe Use of Mass eMail Technology to Increase the Number and Volume of Revenue Streams While Optimizing Advertising Expenditures – Dave Kujawski – CEO –

10:00am – 11:00am

Classroom Session Matchmaking – The Most Important Job Of All – Tom Atencio- Affliction Entertainment – Arnold Berber – Roy Englebrecht Promotions

11:00am – 12:00am

Classroom Session Working With Indian Casinos The Right Way – Roland Sarria – CEO Rage In The Cage

12:00am – 1:00am

Classroom Session Building Your Fight Promotions CompanyRichard Schaefer – CEO Golden Boy Promotions


Graduation Ceremony and Awarding of MBA Degrees- Michael Buffer – Commencement Speaker


Fight Promoter University Concludes – Go Knock ’em Out!

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