Kounter-move – noun.- a move or other action made in opposition to another.
Kountermove is the leader in combat sports DFS today – featured in Forbes (Jan. ‘15) and Rookie of the Year Product 2015 (Fantasy Sports Trade Association). Kountermove has offered all manner of combat sports fantasy games since publicly launching in 2012, including boxing, MMA, kickboxing, WWE, and pro jiu jitsu.
Kountermove counts top names in mixed martial arts as partners including Tommy Toe Hold, Renato Laranja, Bloody Elbow, Fight Network, Fantasy Sports Network, and Natasha Wicks.
Fantasy MMA will become a core part of the entertainment experience and a key driver of engagement in live events as it is with football and baseball today.
The founders, Aaron Ard and Brian Knapp, are Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts and IBJJF competitors. President, Christie Sullivan, is an internationally ranked IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu competitor and award-winning women’s instructor based out of San Francisco.
Kountermove is like fantasy football or baseball, but for MMA and boxing. Fans win cash prizes by picking teams of fighters in salary cap-style fantasy games. Beyond that, it also provides a compelling entertainment platform for in-depth interaction between fighters and fans.