Q&A: Power Slap President Defends New Sport Against Early Detractors

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Sports Illustrated

By Justin Barrasso Frank Lamicella doubles down in the wake of criticism after last week’s debut. View the original article to see embedded media. Power Slap made its official debut last week on TBS. UFC staples Dana White, former CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer Hunter Campbell, and television producer Craig Piligian are attempting to introduce a new sport to the masses in slap fighting. Naturally, there are valid concerns and critiques, particularly surrounding potential long-term health risks for the competitors. Paving new terrain for the sport is P…

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