Multiple Intimidation alumni to be featured on Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter, including Dan Spohn

Multiple alumni of the Intimidation Clothing brand are set to compete on the upcoming 19th season of The Ultimate Fighter, including long-time Team Intimidation member Dan “Dragon” Spohn (pictured). In a season featuring middleweight and light heavyweight fighters, Intimidation alumni and NAAFS vets Hector Urbina, Doug Sparks, Mike King and Josh Stansbury have also been announced as part of the cast.

Dan Spohn MMA - BellatorSpohn (8-3) has been a member of Team Intimidation, dating back to his fourth professional fight. Intimidation sponsored Spohn en route to his winning the NAAFS light heavyweight title, in his 9-second knockout win at Bellator 51, and his two most recent fights for the UVC in Columbus. The Cambridge native is a black belt in traditional kachido akijitsu. Spohn now makes his home in Columbus and holds victories over UFC veteran Josh Hendricks, John Hawk and current NAAFS champion Josh Stansbury.

Urbina (16-8-1) has been sponsored multiple times by Intimidation, and he is the former middleweight and reigning welterweight champion for the Intimidation sponsored NAAFS organization. Originally from Northwest Ohio, Urbina now lives in Florida where he trains with American Top Team.

Indiana native Doug Sparks (7-2) is another of the brand’s alumni as he has picked up 5 submissions while fighting on the regional scene. IN each of his past two fights he has been sponsored by Intimidation Clothing.

Originally from Central Ohio, Mike King (5-0) picked up the NAAFS light heavyweight title in 2010 before moving to Florida to train for his pro career. Now with American Top Team, King has been impressive on the regional scene, earning 4 of 5 victories via first round stoppage.

And finally, Josh Stansbury (5-2) is the reigning NAAFS light heavyweight champion and was also the amateur heavyweight champion for NAAFS in 2007.

These 5 fighters will join 27 other unsigned talents from across the country to compete for a chance to make “the house” in the debut episode on April 16th. Then, the 16 winners will be divided into two teams of 8 to be coached by former UFC champions B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar. The finalists in the middleweight and light heavyweight division will then compete for a UFC contract at the live finale in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 6th.

Jessamyn Duke with UFC Champ Ronda RouseyThe Intimidation brand is no stranger to the TUF house as the brand has worked with current UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank (TUF 15) as well as TUF alumni Jason Dent (TUF 9), Luke Zachrich (TUF 7) and more. Intimidation was a sponsor of Jessamyn Duke (pictured, right) during her time on TUF 18 and recently signed TUF 18 and UFC alum Roxanne Modafferi.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA style clothing & training gear with a growing national presence and over 50 authorized dealers across the USA. Known as the biggest supporter of local MMA, the Intimidation brand is also regularly featured on multiple sporting events on SpikeTV, AXS TV, SportsTime Ohio, MTV2, FUEL TV, The Comcast Network, Comcast  SportsNet and EpixHD as well as MMA highlight shows on Spike TV, AXS TV and more. In addition to over 110 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts and sweatshirts for men, women and children and is also known for their premium-quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts. Anyone interested in becoming a dealer can apply to sell the Intimidation brand as a dealer and they can be found for sale online at Fans can also follow the marketing wing of the Intimidation brand, Intimidation Interactive Media, @IntimidationIM, like Intimidation Clothing on Facebook or follow @IntimidationMMA on Twitter.

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3 Comments on "Multiple Intimidation alumni to be featured on Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter, including Dan Spohn"

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