Bloody Elbow acquisition by GRV Media

WeBrokr is excited to announce the successful acquisition of Bloody Elbow, which has been acquired as of February 2024 by UK-Based GRV Media. Bloody Elbow was founded in 2007 by Nate Wilcox, and grew to become one of the most respected sources in MMA journalism.

Nate sold the brand to media conglomerate Vox Media in the late 2000’s. Vox Media operated Bloody Elbow for over a decade under their SBNation umbrella before selling the site and IP back to Nate Wilcox in early 2023.

WeBrokr advised on the acquisition of Bloody Elbow.

Logan Abner of WeBrokr had this to say regarding the acquisition:

“We are thrilled to announce the successful sale of Bloody Elbow. has long been known as the brand which produces the hardest hitting MMA journalism in the world. They are one of the few brands left that produces real, investigative journalism, and that is what made this acquisition so exciting to work on.”

Official GRV Media Press Release on the acquisition – Here

DualShockers Acquisition by Valnet acquisition by Valnet Inc.

WeBrokr is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of DualShockers, which has been acquired by Montreal-based Valnet Inc. was founded in 2009 by Yaris Gutierrez, Joel Taveras, and Al Zamora as a passion-project. After more than a decade of operation, DualShockers was then acquired by London-based publisher GRV Media.

Vic Daniels & Graham Morris of GRV Media were extremely successful in their turn-around of DualShockers, and they were able to dramatically increase user engagement & monthly sessions within only a year of Ownership. DualShockers is now one of the largest gaming-focused publications in the world, bringing in more than 7,000,000 monthly sessions as of April 2022. (SimilarWeb)

WeBrokr represented and advised GRV Media from listing through successful completion of sale.

Logan Abner of WeBrokr had this to say regarding the acquisition:

“We are very delighted to announce the successful Sell-Side representation of DualShockers. Vic, Graham, and the DualShockers team were able to turn into one of the most trafficked gaming properties in the world within a very short period of time. They have become an authoritative source for gaming news, reviews and guides for dedicated gamers around the world. We are excited to see DualShockers continue to thrive alongside Valnet’s growing portfolio of gaming brands!”

Official WeBrokr Press Release – Cision

Official Valnet Press Release – Business Wire