Intimidation to sponsor John Hawk live on Spike.com at Bellator 71 in Chester, West Virginia

June 9, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of “Big” John Hawk in his Bellator 71 fight in Chester, West Virginia. A product of the Strong Style Fight Team from Independence, OH, Hawk will face Tim Carpenter in a Light Heavyweight battle at the Bellator 71 event which will be held at the Mountaineer Casino & Resort in Chester, WV, on Friday night, June 22nd. Hawk vs. Carpenter is scheduled to be part of the Spike.com broadcast undercard with the MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

John Hawk MMA“Big” John Hawk (7-4, 2-1 Bellator) is coming off the biggest win of his career, a decision victory over highly rated prospect Marcus Vanttinen (21-4) at Bellator 66 in April. After defeatin Allan Weickert by TKO on Spike.com at Bellator 51 in his Bellator debut, he lost a close split decision to Roger Hollett (13-3, 1-0 Bellator) at Bellator 57 in November. Hollett is one of eight fighters expected to participate in the Bellator Summer Series 2012 Light Heavyweight Tournament and Vanttinen was scheduled to participate in the tournament before losing to Hawk at the Bellator event in Cleveland. Hawk will face Tim Carpenter (8-1, 3-1 Bellator) in what is rumored to be a reserve bout for the 205 lb tourney.

The Bellator 66 fight will mark the 7th straight fight in which the Intimidation brand has worked with “Big” John Hawk, one of the select fighters that has his own Intimidation signature t-shirt. Fans looking to support Hawk can purchase the John Hawk signature shirt (pictured) online from Intimidation at IntimidationClothing.com and at Intimidation booth at the Bellator event at the Mountaineer Casino & Resort.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & 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 premium-quality MMA fight shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.

Intimidation Clothing caps off fantastic streak of sponsorships during Bellator’s 6th season

June 3, 2012 by  
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As the Bellator Fighting Championship organization capped off a highly successful 6th season at Bellator 70 on May 25th, the Intimidation brand was able to capitalize on that success. Luis Nogueira MMAOver 12 Bellator tournament fights televised on MTV2 this past Spring, Intimidation sponsored fighters went 10-2 with both Luis Nogueira and Karl Amoussou both advancing to their tournament final to take place this summer. Bellator will return to action on Friday night June 22nd from the Mountaineer Casino in Chester, West Virginia.

Already one of the fastest growing brands associated with the MMA and combat sports industry, Intimidation Clothing’s presence in the past two seasons of Bellator events is getting noticed across the industry. Rarely can highlights be seen on Bellator programming that does not show multiple fights with Intimidation’s premium quality board shorts or the Intimidation logo. In fact, Brian Rogers’ Bellator 61 flying knee knockout was named Bellator’s best KO in the promotion’s history and is shown at the beginning of each Bellator television broadcast. Brian Rogers MMAIn addition, the Bellator highlights featuring Intimidation sponsored fighters have been broadcast on Spike TV, HDNet and more giving the Intimidation brand continued exposure across the USA and beyond.

Overall, Cleveland’s Bellator 66 saw the most love from the Intimidation brand as the company sponsored eight fighters at the event including local favorites Brian “The Predator” Rogers, Jessica Eye, Dan Spohn, John Hawk, Donny Walker and more. Because of the regional importance the brand also expects to have a major presence at Bellator 71 in West Virginia with Travis “The Terror” Clark, Dan “Dragon” Spohn, “Big” John Hawk and Josh Stansbury to be sponsored on the card already.

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 to sponsor Lightweight Joe Heiland live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 17, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of lightweight “Smokin” Joe Heiland at Bellator 66. Heiland, who has suffered just a single loss in eight pro fights, will make his Bellator debut as he faces Julian “Nitrane” Lane on the preliminary card in a 155 pound battle. The Bellator 66 event will take place on Friday, April 20th at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio with preliminary fights live on Spike.com at 6 pm and the live MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

“Smokin” Joe Heiland (6-1-1), a teacher by day has been a pro since 2007 and started his career with five consecutive wins. A product of the StrongStyle Fight Team from Independence, Ohio, the 30 year old Heiland has finished his opponent in three of his six pro wins. He face Lane (3-0), a 24 year old who has finished his opponent each time with two submissions and a TKO win.

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 to sponsor Lightweight Julian Lane live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 17, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of lightweight Julian “Nitrane” Lane at Bellator 66. Lane, who has started his pro MMA career at 3-0, will make his Bellator debut as he faces “Smokin” Joe Heiland on the preliminary card in a 155 pound battle. The Bellator 66 event will take place on Friday, April 20th at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio with preliminary fights live on Spike.com at 6 pm and the live MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

Julian “Nitrane” Lane (3-0) completed a 7-6 amateur career in March 2011 before making his pro debut last July and is a product of Wreckroom Athletics in Mansfield, Ohio. In his three pro fights the 24 year old Lane has finished his opponent each time with two submissions and a TKO win. His opponent Heiland (6-1-1), has finished his opponent in three of his six pro wins and will also be sponsored by the Intimdiation brand.

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 sponsored Jessica Eye & Brian Rogers interview tonight on ESPN Radio 850 WKNR

April 17, 2012 by  
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To Ohio MMA fans, Jessica Eye and Brian Rogers need no introduction. Jessica Eye MMABut to general sports fans in the region an interview on ESPN Radio can be a huge boost to their popularity from casual MMA fans. Intimidation Clothing sponsored Jessica Eye and Brian Rogers will be at the studios of ESPN Radio in Cleveland talking about Friday’s Bellator 66 event which will take place at the IX Center. The interview will take place during the 3 Deep Show hosted by Je’Rod Cherry, Will Burge & Emmett Golden during the 8 o’clock hour.

Jessica “Evil” Eye (6-1, 1-0 Bellator) will step into the Bellator cage for the second time in her career opposite Anita Rodriguez (5-2). Eye is one of several women rumored to be in the running for a Fall 2012 Women’s 125 Pound Tournament with the Bellator promotion. Brian The Predator Rogers MMAEye will be sponsored by the Intimidation brand for the 7th time in 8 pro fights featuring an Intimidation logo on her back and on the leg of her shorts with her fight broadcast on Spike.com. Her teammate at StrongStyle Martial Arts in Independence, Brian “The Predator” Rogers (9-3, 2-1 Bellator) looks to advance to the finals of Bellator’s Season 6 Middleweight Tournament when he faces Andreas Spang (7-1), a late replacement for his original opponent Bruno Santos. Rogers, whose fight will air live on MTV2 and in HD on EPIX, will once again wear Intimidation’s premium quality EliteFighterTM MMA board shorts along with the popular Mr. Tuff tee.

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 sponsored Brian Rogers looks for another signature win at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 16, 2012 by  
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Intimidation sponsored Brian “The Predator” Rogers will return to the Bellator cage this Friday night at Bellator 66. Brian "The Predator" RogersRogers, who is probably best known for his Bellator 61 flying knee KO of Vitor Vianna in the Middleweight Tournament quarterfinals, will face Andreas Spang in the Tournament’s semifinal round with the fight to be broadcast live on MTV2. Intimidation Clothing, a sponsor of Rogers since early 2011, will once again outfit Rogers with premium quality EliteFighterTM board shorts. The popular Mr. Tuff t-shirt will once again serve as his walkout shirt and is available for sale at PerformanceMMA.com. Bellator 66 takes place on Friday, April 20th at 7 pm ET at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is held in conjunction with the Northeast Ohio based NAAFS MMA promotion.

Brian “The Predator” Rogers is a fighter known for his 1st round knockouts, and his Bellator 61 performance added to that reputation as Rogers improved to 9-3, 2-1 Bellator. One of the best follows a fan could ask for on Twitter, the addition of @BRogThePredatorto the Bellator 66 fight card near his hometown in Cleveland, Ohio helped strengthen the event as one of the best fight cards in Ohio MMA history.

Rogers’ opponent was supposed to be Bruno Santos (13-0, 1-0 Bellator) who scored a decision win at Bellator 61. However an injury suffered by Santos caused a change in opponents as Rogers will now face fellow Strikeforce veteran Andreas “Sweet Swede” Spang. Spang will come into the fight 7-1 as a pro and, like Rogers, has a 1-0 record fighting for Strikeforce. Brian Rogers Bellator 66 bannerThe Bellator 66 fight will be Spang’s Bellator debut.

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 to sponsor John Hawk live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 16, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of “Big” John Hawk in his Bellator 66 fight in Cleveland, Ohio. A product of the Strong Style Fight Team from Independence, OH, Hawk will face Marcus Vanttinen in a Light Heavyweight battle at the Bellator 66 event which will be held at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday night, April 20th. Hawk vs. Vanttinen is scheduled to be part of the Spike.com broadcast undercard with the MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

John Hawk MMAHawk (6-4, 1-1 Bellator) will face Vanttinen (21-3), a fighter who will be making his Bellator debut at the event. Vanttinen will no doubt be walking into a hostile environment facing a home town favorite in Hawk, the former NAAFS Heavyweight Champion. Hawk defeated Allan Weickert by TKO on Spike.com at Bellator 51 in September 2011 before losing a close split decision to Roger Hollett (13-3, 1-0 Bellator) at Bellator 57 in November.

The Bellator 66 fight will mark the 6th straight fight in which Intimidation Clothing has worked with “Big” John Hawk, one of the select fighters that has his own Intimidation signature t-shirt. Fans looking to support Hawk can purchase the John Hawk signature shirt (pictured) online from Intimidation at IntimidationClothing.com.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & fight 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 premium-quality MMA fight shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.

Intimidation to sponsor Donny Walker in NAAFS Featherweight Title fight live on Spike.com at Bellator 66

April 15, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Donny “Eagle Eye” Walker in his NAAFS Featherweight Championship bout at Bellator 66. Walker, a 13-year MMA pro, will face Interim Champion Frank “The Tank” Caraballo at the Bellator event that will be co-promoted with the NAAFS. Bellator 66 will take place on Friday, April 20th at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Donny Walker NAAFS ChampionDonny “Eagle Eye” Walker (18-9, 0-2 UFC, @EagleEyeMMA) will step into the cage for the first time since UFC Fight Night 17 in September. Throughout his 27 career MMA fights Walker has fought primarily at 145 and 155 pounds, but made the drop to bantamweight while under contract with the UFC. Walker will make is Bellator debut opposite Frank Caraballo (8-4, 1-1 Bellator), a former lightweight who has won three straight fights at 145 lbs. Caraballo defeated Dustin Kempf by TKO after Kempf suffered a severe knee injury at Bellator 51 in September 2011.

Donny Walker has been sponsored by Intimidation Clothing since early 2010 including his entire NAAFS Featherweight Championship run and his signature win over Bellator Featherweight Tournament semifinalist Kenny Foster. Walker is 4-0 in fights where he wears Intimidation gear and the Intimidation brand is also the maker of the Donny “Eagle Eye” Walker signature shirt, the shirt he is wearing in the picture to the right and his walkout tee for Bellator 66, which was released in August 2010. Walker trains at the GriffonRawl MMA Academy in Mentor, Ohio which is owned by 4-time UFC veteran and TUF 9 lightweight semifinalist Jason “Dynamite” Dent.

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. The media and promotional wing of the company, Intimidation Interactive Media, handles everything from championship belts to MMA cage rentals, event photography and more. Fans can like Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and follow the Intimidation brand on Twitter.

 

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Intimidation to sponsor Dan Spohn live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 14, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Light Heavyweight Dan “Dragon” Spohn at Bellator 66. Spohn will step into the Bellator cage for the 3rd time in his career as he seeks his 7th win in 8 professional fights when he faces Attila Vegh (24-4-2) live on Spike.com. The winner is expected to earn a place in Bellator’s next Light Heavyweight Tournament, rumored to take place during their Summer Series in 2012. Dan Spohn @ Bellator 51Bellator 66 takes place on Friday, April 20th at 7 pm ET at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is held in conjunction with the Northeast Ohio based NAAFS MMA promotion.

Dan “Dragon” Spohn (6-1, @DragonSpohn) is the reigning NAAFS Light Heavyweight Champion and a 2-time Bellator veteran. While he currently fights for the Jorge Gurgel Academy of Mixed Martial Arts, he regularly trains with former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin in the Cincinnati area and UFC Welterweight Matt Brown in Columbus. After a successful start to his pro MMA career that saw him defeat John Hawk for the NAAFS 205 lb title in May 2011, Spohn made his Bellator debut in September where he scored one of the fastest knockouts in MMA history with a 9 second KO win over Dane Bonnigson at Bellator 51. Intimidation Clothing has sponsored Spohn in each of his past four pro fights including his February 2011 win over UFC vet Josh Hendricks. Spohn will once again wear Intimidation’s premium quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts in his fight at Bellator 66, an event that on paper is one of the best fight cards in Ohio MMA history.

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 sponsored Jessica Eye returns to Bellator cage at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 14, 2012 by  
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Intimidation sponsored Jessica Eye will return to the Bellator cage this Friday night at Bellator 66. Eye, one of the highest ranked female MMA fighters in the world, will face Anita Rodriguez in a 125 pound battle on the event’s preliminary card to be broadcast live on Spike.com. Intimidation Clothing, a sponsor of Eye since 2010 dating back to her second professional fight, will once again feature logos on Eye’s shorts and banner. Jessica Eye MMAA new Jessica Eye signature shirt is in the works and will be released during the Summer of 2012. Bellator 66 takes place on Friday, April 20th at 7 pm ET at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is held in conjunction with the Northeast Ohio based NAAFS MMA promotion.

Jessica “Evil” Eye, who completed her amateur career at 5-0 and is a combiined 11-1, won the Ring of Combat women’s 130 lb title in February 2011 with a 1st round TKO of Ashley Nee and also holds pro wins over Kelly Warren, Jennifer Scott, Casey Noland, Marissa Caldwell and Amanda LaVoy. Her 6-1 pro record, along with an impressive amateur win over Barb Honchak (5-1 pro, 4-1 amateur) in 2008, has Eye ranked by multiple MMA sites in the Top 10 fighters worldwide at 125 pounds. Eye’s opponent, originally scheduled to be Aisling Daly (13-2), is now Anita Rodriguez after Daly suffered an illness that did not allow her to train. Rodriguez has a 5-2 professional record and will make her Bellator debut at the event. She has five wins in her last six fights and avenged her pro debut loss to Jerry Sitzes in 2009.

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.

 

Photo courtesy of Hexlinc Photography

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