Intimidation to sponsor former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia vs. Andrei Arlovski at One FC event in Philippines

August 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia  at ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation on August 31st. Sylvia, a 2-time UFC Heavyweight Champion, will face another former UFC Champ in Andrei Arlovski in what will be the 4th match-up of the two fighters. While Sylvia has won two of the three fights with Arlovski, a recent MMA Junkie article billed the two as having no love lost and Sylvia telling MMA Junkie Radio that he remembered of Arlovski: “Him being fast but having a weak chin.” Tim Sylvia, former UFC Heavyweight ChampionThe two former champions will square off at the event, ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation which takes place August 31st at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.

Tim “The Maine-iac” Sylvia (31-7), a pro since 2001 who fought 14 times in 21 months in 2001 and 2002, is a 13-fight veteran of the UFC and 2-time UFC Champion having won the belt at UFC 41 and again at UFC 59 with three total successful title defenses. Also a veteran of the now defunct Affliction MMA series, Sylvia has faced many of the biggest names in MMA heavyweight competition during his pro career including Randy Couture, Fedor Emelianenko, Andrei Arlovski (3 times), Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Paul Buentello, Jeff Monson, Ricco Rodriguez, Ben Rothwell, Wes Sims, Brandon Vera and more.

In recent months Sylvia has been in the media extensively campaigning for a return to the UFC, and given his 9-4 record inside the octagon it is hard to argue. A winner of seven of his last eight fights, Sylvia will look to continue his hot streak this time wearing Intimidation products from head to toe.

“The sponsorship of Tim Sylvia is yet another step for the Intimidation brand onto the national MMA stage,” stated Luke Jernigan, President & CEO of Intimidation Clothing, LLC. “Fans have seen our growth first hand into one of the top brands in the Midwest and they are now able to witness our steps onto the national stage. But while our company continues to grow we will not lose sight of those who have helped us reach this level as we continue to focus on great styles, high quality products and exceptional customer service.”

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & training gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA and a growing national presence regularly being featured on multiple sporting events on MTV2, FUEL TV, EpixHD and SportsTime Ohio as well as MMA highlight shows on Spike TV and HDNet. In addition to over 70 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 IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like the Intimidation brand on Facebook and follow Intimidation on Twitter.

 

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