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Boardroom Brawlers IV (of V)

Updated: June 25, 2009, 5:32 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

Whether it takes days or years, fighters eventually figure out that promoters make the real money in the sport. Continuing a weeklong series on athletes who decided to erect their own ring rather than toil in someone else's:

Frank Shamrock Résumé: Former King of Pancrase and UFC middleweight champion, legendary hype man. Brand: ShootBox, a contest held in a concave circular bowl with no walls that was every bit the hot mess it sounds; loose inspiration for the YAMMA Pit, ...

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