Intimidation Weekend Recap: Successful weekend sees Intimidation on display across the USA

The Intimidation brand had one of their busiest weekends of 2014  as Intimidation Clothing crews were busy in four different states over the weekend, including Ohio, New York, Michigan, and Indiana.

Colosseum Combat MMA girlsIntimidation’s Indiana crew headlined the weekend at one of the Midwest’s premier MMA promotions – Colosseum Combat in Kokomo, Indiana. Fans once again witnessed another solid pro/am fight card which can easily rival anyone in the Hoosier State as Mark Slater’s Colosseum Combat MMA continues to be one of the most consistent Local MMA promotions in the country.

The Intimidate Cancer crew was on hand at the Hubbard Leukemia Society Fundraising Family Day in Hubbard, Ohio. Those in attendance had a fantastic response to the Intimidate Cancer division of the company where a portion of the proceeds go to fund cancer and leukemia research.

Intimidation’s newly-formed New York crew was on hand in Fredonia at the latest New York State Grappling Championships event, which featured some of the best grapplers from the region competing in the submission tournament. Intimidation sponsored grapplers Rebecca Heintzman and And Intimidation’s Michigan crew was at Prison City Fight League’s “25 to Life” in Jackson, Michigan.

Josh Longood MMALongtime Team Intimidation member Josh Longood successfully closed out his amateur career, as the Ohio fighter made his way to Kentucky for Turf Wars 18. Longood (pictured, left) picked up the Turf Wars bantamweight title with a second round submission over Elliott Blair, and now looks forward to his professional career. Meanwhile Intimidation alum Mojo Horne picked up a win in the night’s main event at the same event.

Also, four Intimidation alums were in action at the Bellator 120 pay-per-view event, including Alexander Shlemenko, Fabricio Guerriero, Mike Richman, and Shahbulat Shamhalaev.

Looking ahead, Intimidation will have a major presence at this weekend’s PinnacleFC 7 event in Pittsburgh, where Out of the Cage Clothing will represent the brand at their official booth. Intimidation is also set to sponsor co-main event fighter Khama “The Death Star” Worthy, as well as Bobby “White Trash BJJ” Emmons in his late replacement bout against A.J. Bosley.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle clothing & athletic 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 IntimidationClothing.com. 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.

 

Ring girls photo courtesy of Colosseum Combat MMA

Longood photo courtesy of Mike Wrobel – ShootItMMA.com

Weekend Recap: More National TV exposure as Ryan Thomas & Brian Rogers gain attention for Intimidation

Intimidation Clothing was featured on national TV multiple times over the weekend, including Spike TV, AXS TV and online at gfl.tv.

Ryan Thomas MMA First up, UFC/Bellator veteran and Colosseum Combat welterweight champion Ryan “The Tank Engine” Thomas (17-7) won his fifth straight fight as he submitted Rocky France with a triangle choke on the main card of XFC 25 on AXS TV. Thomas has finished all 5 of his consecutive wins, with four submissions and one TKO, and is now 3-0 under the XFC banner. Thomas (pictured, right) wore Intimidation’s new “Support Local MMA” tee during his walkout for this high-profile televised event.

Intimidation was also featured on Spike TV on Saturday night during Bellator 98, as longtime Team Intimidation member Brian “The Professional Predator” Rogers (10-6) unfortunately came up short in his Season 9 Middleweight Tournament quarterfinal bout against Mikkel Parlo. Intimidation’s most visible brand ambassador, Rogers is regularly seen on Bellator MMA promos after scoring the promotion’s #1 knockout at Bellator 61 and is a regular at Bellator’s public events. His walkout tee was Intimidation’s latest addition – the newest version of the Brian Rogers signature tee.

Brian Rogers BellatorAlso featured at Bellator 98 were two fighters who have previously been sponsored by Intimidation, as Jason Butcher (7-0) moved on in the tournament draw with a TKO over Giva Santana, while middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko (48-7) successfully defended his title in a 5-round slugfest against challenger Brett Cooper. Butcher has been sponsored by Intimidation many times in the past dating back to his amateur career while Shlemenko was sponsored at Bellator 50 by the Intimidation brand.

At Warriors Cub XVIII in New Jersey, Intimidation sponsored Muay Thai fighter Marcus Fisher put on a “body kick war” against Cyrus Washington in the co-main event, but ultimately came up short when Washington was awarded the unanimous decision. The bout was for the WBC Muay Thai Super Middleweight US National Title.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel & MMA training gear with a growing national presence and over 50 authorized dealers across the USA. The Intimidation brand is 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 the brand is well known for their popular Vintage Series, Local MMA t-shirts and Intimidate Cancer lines of merchandise. Anyone interested can become a dealer by applying to sell the Intimidation brand which is also available for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com. 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.

 

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Bryan “The Beast” Baker live on Spike TV in Bellator welterweight semifinals

February 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of Bryan “The Beast” Baker in the semifinals of the Bellator Season 8 Welterweight Tournament. Baker steps in as an alternate to take on Douglas Lima in the semifinals at Bellator 90 next week which will air live on Spike TV at 10 pm ET on Thursday, February 21st.

Bryan Baker MMAThis will be the first time that Intimidation sponsors “The Beast,” who has an overall record of 18-4 including an 8-3 record in Bellator. Originally a middleweight, Baker made it to the finals of the Season 2 middleweight tournament before losing to current champion Alexander Shlemenko. Then he made it to the Season 5 middleweight tournament semifinals before dropping to welterweight and entering the Season 6 Welterweight Tournament, where he again made the finals before losing to Karl Amoussou.

Also known for surviving leukemia, Baker is a fan favorite and immediately enters as one of the favorites to take the welterweight tournament crown despite being an alternate. Throughout his six year pro MMA career, Baker has fought for the WEC, King of the Cage, the MFC and of course Bellator. While in the WEC, Baker went 2-1 with his lone loss being a short-notice fight with perennial UFC top contender Chael Sonnen.

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. The Intimidation brand is regularly featured on multiple sporting events on SpikeTV, AXS TV, SportsTime Ohio, MTV2, FUEL TV and EpixHD 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 and is also known for their premium-quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts. Intimidation Clothing products can be found for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com and fans can follow the marketing wing of the company on Twitter, Intimidation Interactive Media, @IntimidationIM. Follow Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and @IntimidationMMA on Twitter.

 

Photo Credit: Bellator MMA

Weekend recap: Intimidation completes highly successful weekend at Midwest Fight Series in Indianapolis

Intimidation Clothing returned to the Hoosier State on Friday night for the second appearance of the Midwest Fight Series, an MMA promotion owned in part by UFC veteran Chris Lytle. It was the first pro/am event for MFS, and Intimidation was on hand with a highly successful night as both a presenting sponsor and at the company’s booth. Lytle himself stopped by to get a picture with the Intimidation crew after sporting the brand at weigh-ins the night before.Chris Lytle at Intimidation booth

Intimidation also sponsored Fabricio Guerriero in the Bellator featherweight tournament on Thursday night live on Spike TV, but he came up short in his bid to make it to the semifinals despite putting on a highly entertaining fight against Frodo Khasbulaev.

In the coming week, Intimidation will have yet anoth er fighter in Bellator tournament action, as Brian Rogers competes in the middleweight tournament Thursday night on Spike TV against Dan Cramer at Bellator 89 in Charlotte, North Carolina. “The Professional Predator” is looking to win the tournament to earn a rematch against new Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and possibly avenge his Bellator 66 loss to Andreas Spang. Spang is also a member of the 185 pound tournament on the opposite side of the bracket and fighting on the same card as Rogers on Thursday night.

The Intimidation crew will also be in attendance at UVC 22: Mayhem in Columbus on Saturday, where Intimidation will once again serve as a presenting sponsor with a fully-stocked both. Four of six professional fighters on the card will also be sponsored by the popular brand, including main eventer Dan Spohn, unbeaten welterweight Isaac Steele, and heavyweights Tim Dunn and James Dishong in their highly anticipated co-main event match-up.

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. The Intimidation brand is regularly featured on multiple sporting events on SpikeTV, AXS TV, SportsTime Ohio, MTV2, FUEL TV and EpixHD 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 and is also known for their premium-quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts. Intimidation Clothing products can be found for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com and fans can follow the marketing wing of the company on Twitter, Intimidation Interactive Media, @IntimidationIM. Follow Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and @IntimidationMMA on Twitter.

Intimidation to sponsor Bellator Season 2 Middleweight Tournament Winner Alexander Shlemenko live on MTV2 at Bellator 50 in Hollywood, Florida

September 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce their upcoming sponsorship of Alexander Shlemenko in his September 17 fight in Hollywood, Florida. Shlemenko, the winner of Bellator’s Season 2 Middleweight Tournament has been a pro since 2004 with over 45 career fights under his belt. Featuring a stellar 40-7 record, Shlemenko will enter the Bellator cage for the 6th time in his career having suffered his lone loss to Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard. The event, Bellator 50, will take place on Saturday, September 17th with the live televised tournament bouts airing on MTV2 beginning at 7 pm ET.

A native of Russia, Shlemenko has won 9 of his last 10 fights and with just 2 losses since 2006 is 18-2 in his past 20 fights. In his 4 Bellator wins he has defeated Matt Major, Jared Hess, Bryan Baker and Brett Cooper. Both Baker and Hess are also participants in Bellator’s Season 5 Middleweight Tournament alongside Shlemenko and another Intimidation sponsored Bellator Middleweight, Brian “The Predator” Rogers.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of premium MMA clothing & gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA. In addition to over 50 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts, the company is also becoming known for their MMA board shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.