Intimidation Dealer Spotlight: GriffonRawl MMA Academy

January 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Dealer Spotlight, Featured Products

The first company to carry the Intimidation brand, the GriffonRawl MMA Academy is located in Mentor, Ohio and is owned and operated by 4-time UFC veteran Jason “Dynamite” Dent. Dent, who is best known for his time on The Ultimate Fighter Season 9, advanced to the semifinals in the on-show Lightweight Tournament before losing to eventual winner Ross Pearson. Jason Dent & Donny WalkerGriffonRawl MMA Academy was founded in 1997 and is also the home of UFC vet Donny “Eagle Eye” Walker as well as 6 pro MMA fighters and over 30 amateur fighters.

According to their Web site located at, the GriffonRawl MMA Academy is about 6,000 sq feet and is set broken into two sides. Side one has about 1,000 square feet of mats that is used for group training along with a row of 6 Thai Bags for striking classes. We use side one for warm ups and more for the beginners while side two is dedicated to the fight team. Side two is more for the GR fight team and advanced students seeing as it is where are Boxing Ring and Cage is set up. GriffonRawl features the official cage of Ohio’s premier MMA organization, the NAAFS, and they also rent the cage out to other local MMA promoters that may be interested. Side two also has some adjustable speed bags, heavy bags and showers for use.

Located behind the desk on side one at GriffonRawl MMA Academy is an entire Intimidation Clothing display featuring more than 15 different styles which includes Intimidation’s popular EliteFighter MMA board shorts as well as t-shirts, women’s shirts, hoodies and hats. In addition, GriffonRawl sells a co-branded GriffonRawl/Intimidation beanie which has been a huge hit and is the best place to buy the Jason Dent and Donny Walker signature shirts from Intimidation. GriffonRawl MMA AcademyGriffonRawl MMA Academy is located at 6090 Pinecone Dr., Mentor, Ohio 44060 and can be found online at

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Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA and a growing national presence having been featured on multiple events on MTV2 and HDNet in recent months. In addition to over 50 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts, the company is also becoming known for their premium-quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts, as well as vale tudo shorts, rashguards and more available online at Fans can like Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and follow Intimidation on Twitter.

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