Intimidation to sponsor undefeated Rob Hanna in co-main event at PinnacleFC 6 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Rob Hanna in his upcoming co-main event bout at PinnacleFC 6 on March 29th. Hanna (3-0) will travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to take on Intimidation alum Joey Holt (3-1) in a featured professional bout at Pittsburgh Challenge Series 6. Rob Hanna MMAIn addition to sponsoring Hanna, Intimidation will also be on hand with an official booth selling its popular brand of t-shirts, hats, hoodies, fight shorts, and more.

Hanna recently opened his own gym in Dayton, as Team EFS is one of the newest gyms in the state of Ohio. He’ll be back in the cage for the first time since earning a decision victory over Rocky Edwards at Bellator 78 in October 2012. Prior to that, Hanna earned victories over Nate Clark and Brian Burgan. Prior to his amateur career, Hanna posted an impressive 13-2 amateur record and won titles in 6 different organizations.

Along with sponsoring Hanna, Intimidation is also set to sponsor top-ranked amateur Jerrell Hodge (10-1) in his amateur featherweight title fight. Official representatives will also be on hand at the Out of the Cage Clothing booth selling Intimidation branded t-shirts, hoodies and Mark Cherico signature tees.

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 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.

 

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Intimidation sponsored Mojo Horne in action at Absolute Action MMA 37 in Florence, Kentucky

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the continued sponsorship of middleweight Billy “Mojo” Horne at Absolute Action MMA 37 on January 11th in Florence, Kentucky. Mojo Horne poses with fansA veteran of the M-1 Global and Bellator MMA promotions, Horne (12-4) will look to pickup his 7th win in 9 fights when he takes on UFC veteran Sean Salmon (18-20) in one of the night’s featured pro bouts.

Billy “Mojo” Horne, a pro since 2007, completed a 7-1 amateur career before starting his pro career with six straight wins. Now 12-4 as a pro with wins over WEC and Bellator MMA veterans in recent fights, Mojo looks to continue to build on the biggest win of his career, as he dominated Trey Houston at Bellator 78 in Dayton just over a year ago. Horne then followed up that win with another first round submission victory over Kelly Pennington at AAMMA 35 earlier this year. Mojo Horne MMAHorne will walk out with a head to toe Intimidation sponsorship, including Intimidation’s premium quality MMA fight shorts, and is one of the most popular and successful MMA fighters in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel 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.

Intimidation Weekend #MMA Recap: Mojo Horne, Lee Morrison score impressive wins on busy weekend

It was a busy weekend for Team Intimidation, with fighters competing in different corners of the world and on large shows. Most notably, longtime Team Intimidation member Billy “Mojo” Horne (12-4) made quick work of Kelly Pennington (2-3) in the main event at Absolute Action MMA 35 in Northern Kentucky. Mojo Horne poses with fansThe Cincinnati native submitted Pennington in less than two minutes with a rear naked choke. A Strikeforce and Bellator veteran, Horne (pictured with fans, right) made his first appearance in nearly a year, as he also submitted Trey Houston with a rear naked choke in the first round in his last outing at Bellator 78.

Also, new Team Intimidation member Lee Morrison (13-3) was victorious at M-1 Challenge 42 in St. Petersburg, Russia, as he earned a split decision over Mikhail Malyutin (27-11). The Washington product was also featured in MMAjunkie.com’s ‘Fight Path’ series leading up to his fight and is one of the newest member of Team Intimidation (pictured, left).

Lee Morrison MMAAt ONE FC 11 in Singapore, Ohio native Cody “The Wolverine” Stevens (11-6-1) came up just short in the biggest fight of his life, as he dropped a unanimous decision to veteran Shinya Aoki (34-6) in the night’s co-main event.

In Intimidation Alumni news, Jessica “Evil” Eye (11-1) was victorious in her UFC debut, as she took home a split decision win over former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman (16-3) at UFC 166 in Houston. Two other Intimidation Alumni – heavyweight Eric Prindle and welterweight Karl Amoussou – came up short at Bellator 104 on Friday night.

Jessica Eye MMA - BellatorMeanwhile, the Intimidation crew was live in Parma, Ohio near Cleveland at the PRIME Wrestling “Wrestlution” event where a large crowd took in some Independent Circuit pro wrestling on Sunday afternoon.

Upcoming this weekend, Team Intimidation will be busy at the Cage Fury Fighting Championships 28 event in Atlantic City, New Jersey as sponsored fighter and “The Ultimate Fighter 16” veteran Julian “Night Train” Lane (5-2-1) is set to take on undefeated prospect Paul Felder (5-0), and top female prospect Rebecca Heintzman (0-0) will make her pro debut after a perfect 6-0 amateur career. Also, Team Intimidation alum and UFC veteran Charlie Brenneman (18-5) will take on Kyle Baker (11-4) for the CFFC lightweight title in the main event.

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 sponsored Mojo Horne in action at AAMMA 35 on October 19th in Kentucky

October 9, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the continued sponsorship of middleweight Billy “Mojo” Horne at Absolute Action MMA 35 on October 19th in Williamstown, Kentucky. Mojo Horne MMAA veteran of the M-1 Global and Bellator MMA promotions, Horne (11-4) will look to pickup his 6th win in 8 fights when he takes on Kelly Pennington (2-2) in the night’s main event.

Billy “Mojo” Horne, a pro since 2007, completed a 7-1 amateur career before starting his pro career with six straight wins. Now 11-4 as a pro with wins over WEC and Bellator MMA veterans in recent fights, Mojo looks to build on the biggest win of his career, as he dominated Trey Houston in his last outing at Bellator 78 in Dayton just under a year ago. Horne will walk out with a head to toe Intimidation sponsorship, including Intimidation’s premium quality MMA fight shorts, and is one of the most popular MMA fighters in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region.

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 tees 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.

Multiple Intimidation sponsored fighters nominated for Ohio MMA Awards from OHMMA.com

December 26, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing has long been a major part of the Ohio MMA scene, and that much is evident in the 2012 Ohio MMA Awards, which are presented by OHMMA.com. Voting for the awards is now underway, and many Intimidation-sponsored fighters and organizations are up for awards.

luke-zachrich_300Gym of the Year – Two of the gyms nominated – Evolve MMA and Strong Style MMA – are official Intimidation dealers, and Intimidation has also worked with multiple fighters from each of the four gyms nominated. In addition to Luke Zachrich (pictured, left) and several amateurs from Ronin Training Center, Intimidation has worked with Stipe Miocic, Jessica Eye, Brian Rogers, Forrest Petz and more from Strong Style, Travis Clark Doug Kulbis and most of the amateur fight team at Evolve and also works with Jason Butcher from the Jorge Gurgel Academy.

Amateur Fighter of the Year – Intimidation has sponsored Tim Dunn and Jerrell Hodge, two of the favorites for the award. Dunn won three titles – UVC, RAMA, and OFC – in his four bouts this year and is expected to turn pro in early 2013. Hodge won the NAAFS amateur bantamweight title and could repeat in 2013 if he decides to stay active after the new year.

Knockout of the Year – Intimidation-sponsored fighter Brian Rogers (pictured, right) is a clear favorite for the award, as his knockout over Vitor Vianna was named as the best knockout in Bellator history earlier this year. Intimidation-sponsored Nick Duell and Isaiah Chapman are also nominated for the award, as are amateur fighters Hodge and Dunn.

Brian Rogers Bellator 61Submission of the Year – Longtime Intimidation-sponsored Jessica Eye submitted Zoila Gurgel in perhaps the biggest upset of the year at Bellator 83, and Kenny Jackson and Jason Butcher have also been sponsored by Intimidation in 2012.

National Event of the Year – Intimidation was present at both Bellator 66 and Bellator 78, selling at both events and sponsoring many fighters on both cards while longtime sponsored fighter “Relentless” Roger Bowling fought on the Strikeforce card in Columbus in March.

Ohio Event of the Year – UVC 20, RFO Big Guns 11, and NAAFS Night of Champions were all sponsored by Intimidation, and this award is currently one of the closest in voting.

Isaiah Chapman v Dustin KempfFight of the Year – Nearly every fight features a fighter who was sponsored by Intimidation, including the Isaiah Chapman vs. Dustin Kempf (pictured, left) fight where both fighters were sponsored by the brand.

National Fighter of the Year – Stipe Miocic and Daniel Straus have both been sponsored by Intimidation in the past, and Brian Rogers recently signed a new extension with Intimidation for 2013. Intimidation also sponsored a Matt Brown MMA seminar at GriffonRawl MMA Academy in 2010.

Pro Fighter of the Year – The three favorites – Caraballo, Chapman, and Eye – have all are regularly sponsored by Intimidation, and all three could be seen on the national stage in 2013.

Story of the Year – Jessica Eye had the biggest win of her career when she submitted Zoila Gurgel at Bellator 83, and that win is nominated for Story of the Year. Stipe Miocic is also nominated for the award for his rise as one of the UFC’s top heavyweight prospects, and Intimidation-sponsored fighters Dan Spohn and John Hawk are also nominated for the award.

Jessica Eye MMA - BellatorTO VIEW ALL OF THE OHIO MMA AWARDS, CLICK HERE.

 

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 Clothing & Bellator middleweight Brian Rogers agree to extended sponsorship deal

December 23, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce the extension of its sponsorship agreement with top Bellator middleweight Brian “The Professional Predator” Rogers. Rogers (10-4) is one of the most active MMA fighters on Twitter, and can regularly be seen Tweeting with his fans from his account, @BRogthePredator. Rogers will once again be seen in head to toe Intimidation products throughout all of 2013.

Brian Rogers MMAOne of the most marketable and likable fighters in all of MMA, Rogers is based out of Northeast Ohio and is a key member of the Strong Style Fight Team that also boasts Team Intimidation members Jessica Eye, Forrest Petz, John Hawk, Nick Duell and more. Rogers went 2-1 in Bellator in 2012, including a nominee for Ohio MMA Knockout of the Year with his flying knee over Vitor Vianna at Bellator 61. That knockout was already named the top knockout in Bellator history earlier this year.

A truly great person in and outside of the cage, Rogers took a hiatus from his job as a special education teacher in 2012 to focus on being a full-time fighter, but he plans on returning to that career when his time as a fighter is done.

A longtime member of Team Intimidation, Rogers has a signature shirt available from Intimidation and burst onto the national scene with a TKO win at Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson. Brian Rogers MMA - Bellator Most recently, Rogers scored a dominating 30-27 unanimous decision win at Bellator 78 in Dayton, Ohio. As first reported by OHMMA.com, Rogers will return to the Bellator cage at Bellator 89 on February 14th in Charlotte, North Carolina as a member of the upcoming Season 8 Bellator Middleweight Tournament on Spike TV.

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.

 

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Intimidation Clothing’s Luke Jernigan on ESPN Radio-Ashtabula today at 4:20 pm ET

November 1, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing President & CEO Luke Jernigan joins 970 WFUN – ESPN Radio’s affiliate in Ashtabula, Ohio.

Jernigan joins “The Sports Report” hosts Russ Simione and Cody Slaybaugh at approximately 4:20 p.m. ET to discuss the latest happenings in the world of Mixed Martial Arts including a recap of last Friday’s Bellator 78 event that took place in Dayton, Ohio, where Brian “The Predator” Rogers won live on MTV2. In addition Jernigan will take a look at upcoming MMA events including this weekend’s Bellator 79 event and the latest UFC news. This all comes at a time where the Intimidation brand has been getting a large amount of exposure on radio & internet broadcast programs.

A free stream of the show is available at www.espn970wfun.com.

Intimidation sponsored Brian Rogers nominated for Knockout of the Year at World MMA Awards

October 29, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that sponsored fighter Brian “The Professional Predator” Rogers (10-4) has been nominated for Knockout of the Year at the World MMA Awards for his flying knee KO of Vitor Vianna at Bellator 61 earlier this year. Known for his devastating knockout power, Rogers has compiled a long list of highlight reel knockouts and is one of the most popular middleweights in Bellator. Brian Rogers KO - Bellator 61In his 10 pro wins, Rogers has won via 1st round stoppage nine times with 8 KO/TKOs.

A longtime sponsored fighter, Rogers also has his own Intimidation Clothing signature t-shirt. Most recently, Rogers earned a unanimous decision over Dominique Steele at Bellator 78 on Friday night. The former special education teacher is now a full-time fighter, and he made headlines when he had a fundraising drive to raise money for his former school prior to his last fight.

Video of the knockout can be found HERE. Fans can vote for Rogers for the Knockout of the Year award by clicking HERE.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of athletic apparel & MMA 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.

Rogers, Butcher & Horne cap 3-0 night for Intimidation Clothing at Bellator 78 in Dayton, Ohio

The Intimidation brand had yet another great night on Friday, October 26th in Dayton, Ohio at Bellator 78. Brian Rogers MMA - BellatorThe company featured three sponsored fighters in action with two on the live Spike.com prelims along with Brian “The Predator” Rogers on the MTV2 broadcast. The three professional fighters did not disappoint with all three winning in dominant fashion to cap off a 3-0 night for the Intimidation brand with two more impressive finishes inside the Bellator cage.

On the preliminary card Intimidation once again worked with middleweights Jason Butcher  and Billy “Mojo” Horne  as the two entered the event facing opponents with a combined 15-0 record. Neither fighter made their family, fans or sponsors sweat as both scored 1st round submission victories improving Mojo’s record to 11-4 with Butcher remaining undefeated at 5-0. For Mojo, the end came after landing solid ground and pound before locking in the rear naked choke at 3:30 in the 1st round. Meanwhile, Jason Butcher fended off the aggression of his opponent to control Asher’s head and eventually got the tap due to a 1st round guillotine choke just 93 seconds into the fight.

Jason Butcher MMA - BellatorFinally, fighting on the MTV2 televised portion of the Bellator 78 card Brian “The Predator” Rogers nearly guaranteed himself a spot in Bellator’s next middleweight tournament, expected to take place this January on Spike TV. Fighting before family, friends and fellow Intimidation-sponsored teammate Jessica “Evil” Eye, Rogers (10-4, 3-2 Bellator) scored his most technical win of his pro career with a dominating unanimous decision win. When all was said and done Rogers won all three rounds in a 30-27 on all three judges’ scorecards and appeared to be very pleased with his performance. He spoke with Jimmy Smith in the cage after the fight and proclaimed that he is the most exciting middleweight on Bellator’s roster while holding up his Ice Block Cooler.

Meanwhile, two previously sponsored fighters also score wins to keep the night perfect for those related to the Intimidation brand. On the MTV2 televised portion of the card Season 6 Featherweight Tournament Champion Daniel Straus locked in a rear naked choke late in the 2nd round to improve to 21-4 (7-1 Bellator). Strauss will return to Bellator in 2013 to fight the winner of the Bellator Featherweight title fight between Pat Curran and Patricio Freire. Billy "Mojo" Horne MMA - BellatorOn the Spike.com broadcast Rob Hanna improved to 3-0 as a pro scoring a split decision win in his first fight since Intimidation sponsored him at UVC 20 in Columbus in August 2012.

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 IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and follow the Intimidation brand on Twitter.

 

Intimidation Clothing’s Luke Jernigan on ESPN Radio-Ashtabula today at 4:20 pm ET

Intimidation Clothing President & CEO Luke Jernigan joins 970 WFUN – ESPN Radio’s affiliate in Ashtabula, Ohio.

Jernigan joins “The Sports Report” hosts Russ Simione and Cody Slaybaugh at approximately 4:20 p.m. ET to discuss the latest happenings in the world of Mixed Martial Arts including a recap of Saturday’s NAAFS: Caged Vengeance 12 event that took place in Streetsboro, Ohio, as well as discuss the latest news in the MMA world. In addition Jernigan will take a look at upcoming MMA events including this weekend’s Bellator 78 event in Dayton, Ohio which features Brian “The Predator” Rogers fighting live on MTV2. This all comes at a time where the Intimidation brand has been getting a large amount of exposure on radio & internet broadcast programs.

A free stream of the show is available at www.espn970wfun.com.

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