EliteXC “Unfinished Business” just wasn’t the same without the colorful figure EliteXC President Gary Shaw leading the charge. In a recent filing with the Securities Exchange Committee by ProElite Inc., As of July 23rd, Gary Shaw as well as ProElite Chief Strategy Officer Doug DeLuca have officially resigned from the company and its Board of Directors.
Shaw and DeLuca will remain “Consultants” to the company. Nothing was said in the report on the future of Jared “$kala” Shaw’s future involvement in the company.
Shaw a well known boxing promoter was instrumental in promoting Kimbo Slice and Gina Carano as main stream figures in MMA as well as bringing EliteXC broadcasts to Showtime and CBS.
He has also been criticized by some fans for his choices to lead the company in a “Sleazy” direction, with stripper style dancing girls, questionable matchups and allowing “Nick Diaz” antics during live events.