Mark Cherico remains undefeated scoring 1st round submission win in Connellsville, Pennsylvania

November 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News

Eleven fights – eleven finishes. The man known as “The Pride of Bloomfield” finally returned to the cage on Friday night and things went according to plan. Fighting for the first time in over a year for someone other than the popular NAAFS promotion in Northeast Ohio, Mark Cherico was able to fight closer to home on Friday night scoring another 1st round submission (Rear Naked Choke). Mark Cherico MMANow 2-0 as a pro, Cherico, who was recently referred to as the “best fighter from Pittsburgh” by one fan site, continues to live up to the hype.

Cherico, who signed an exclusive sponsorship deal with the Intimidation brand this past summer, was the 2011 NAAFS Amateur Featherweight Champion and has racked up an impressive string of 11 finishes in 11 total combined fights with 7 of those coming in the 1st round. A MMA Instructor at Fight Club Pittsburgh who also represents Renzo Gracie Pittsburgh, Cherico had been sponsored by Intimidation ClothingTM in each of the past four fights and has fought throughout Northeast Ohio despite his immense popularity in the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania region.

Mark “The Pride of Bloomfield” Cherico (2-0 pro, 9-0 amateur) made his NAAFS debut in August 2011 after a 7-0 record fighting for the American Hardcore, Rocktagon and Cage of Chaos promotions. He then won both of his NAAFS amateur fights scoring a submission of Mike Putnam in August and a TKO win over Russ Brletrick in November. After winning the NAAFS Amateur Featherweight title in November 2011 at the annual Night of Champions event in defeating Brletrick, Cherico enjoyed a successful pro debut with a 1st round rear naked choke win at NAAFS: Caged Fury 17 in Morgantown, WV. Intimidation Mark Cherico Women's Tank TopIn his 10 combined fights, Cherico has finished each opponent with nine submissions and one TKO. A fan favorite who is known for his entertaining introductions and celebrations, Cherico is one of several up and coming prospects along with Adam Milstead and others from Fight Club Pittsburgh, an official Intimidation dealer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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, AXS TV and SportsTime Ohio as well as MMA highlight shows on Spike TV and HDNet/AXS TV. In addition to over 70 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts and sweatshirts for men, women and children. 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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