This post was date marked Aug. 30, 2010. They had the info from an "inside" source and gave it to us on a silver platter...


MMANewsLeak has some additional details regarding the sale of Tapout clothing companies. Sources have confirmed that TapOut will announce on Wednesday, September 1 the details of the sale.

It is rumored that the potential buyer is either Authentic Brands Group or Warren Buffet’s group – Berkshire Hathaway.

It is also rumored that Silver Star Casting Company and Affliction may also be included in the transaction.

Tapout is one of the biggest names in MMA, their clothing line is on more fighters in MMA than any other clothing brand. Tapout has carved out a niche in the clothing world due to its signature series of t-shirts, including signature series t-shirts for fighters such as Rich Franklin, Tyson Griffin, Rashad Evans, Kimbo Slice, Dan Henderson and more.

Silver Star Casting Company is a top competitor to Tapout. Silver Star t-shirts have seen their shirts in the Octagon on some of the top fighters in the UFC, such as Wanderlei Silva, Lyoto Machida, Urjah Faber, and middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

Authentic Brands Group is a brand development and licensing company. In conjunction with Leonard Green & Partners, their mandate is to acquire, manage and build long-term value in prominent consumer brands. Authentic Brands Group develops and licenses companies in apparel, action sports and sporting goods.

MMANewsLeak will continue to monitor the latest developments on this breaking story.

nice investigative reporting

 TTT  I remember reading that story a week ago  good job guys!!!

 soon coming to a wal-mart near you!!