Weekend MMA Recap: Parrish & Whitaker impress as Intimidation scores another winning weekend in Indiana, Kentucky & Michigan

The first weekend of April was busy for Intimidation Clothing, as fighters and events were sponsored all over the country to start a month filled with action.

Multiple fighters were in action at the Midwest Fight Series event in Indianapolis, as Dustin Parrish and Bryant Whitaker both picked up wins on the card. Dustin Parrish MMAFor Parrish (1-0), it was a successful first foray into the pro ranks after a 9-1 amateur career that saw him as one of the most heralded amateurs in the Hoosier State. Parrish (pictured, right) took a split decision victory over Frank Sloan while Bryant Whitaker (4-2) took a second round submission victory over fellow Team Intimidation fighter Kyle Nickle (2-2) at the same MFS events. With the win Whitaker (pictured, left) has won 3 in a row after a 1-2 start to his professional MMA career. Also on the card, Intimidation sponsored fighter Cameron VanCamp (0-0-1) fought to a majority draw against Cody Groves (0-1-1) in his professional debut. In amateur action Chris Tanner improved his record with a first round submission victory and David Dever dropped a TKO loss to David Stephens.

The Intimidation Indiana/Kentucky crew had a busy weekend, first putting together a banner night at Hardrock MMA 64 in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday, and then appearing at the POP!CON comic con event in Evansville, Indiana on Saturday. Team Intimidation fighters were in no short supply at the POP!CON event, as Ruben Perez, Ryan Conaway, Markus Hall and Patrick Ruby all made appearances at the Intimidation booth to greet and interact with fans and sign autographs. The Intimidation Michigan crew also had a successful night at the Exiled MMA: Insurgent event in Cedar Springs, Michigan.

Bryant Whitaker MMAThe Hardrock MMA 64 event was bittersweet for Team Intimidation, because despite a successful night at the Intimidation booth, the planned professional debut of longtime Team Intimidation fighter Brandon Hurst was scratched at the last minute due to his opponent pulling out of the fight with an injury.

In Washington, sponsored fighter and Bellator MMA veteran Scott Thometz (6-3) dropped a hard fought battle, as he succumbed to a TKO against Jacob Boysen (6-1).

This weekend, Intimidation will invade Western New York once again on the back of cornerstone Team Intimidation fighter Kyle “Kyote” Rozewski. First up, Rozewski will be on hand to provide a seminar at Robert Koch’s International Black Belt Academy in Alden, New York with Team Intimidation in attendance followed by Intimidation’s sponsorship of the New York State Grappling Championship in Fredonia, NY.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA inspired clothing & 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.

 

Parrish Photo Credit: Ten Foto

Whitaker Photo Credit: Midwest Fight Series

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor welterweight Kyle “Cowboy” Nickle in Indianapolis, Indiana

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of Kyle “Cowboy” Nickle, who is set to continue his professional MMA career this weekend in Indiana. Nickle (2-1) is set to compete at the upcoming Midwest Fight Series event in Indianapolis on Saturday.

Kyle Nickle MMAThe Team Hyten MMA product is one of the many fast rising young stars in Indiana, as he has earned a pair of impressive TKO victories in his pro career after posting a 5-0 amateur record. Nickle looks to continue his winning ways when he steps into the cage on Saturday opposite rival Bryant Whitaker, another Intimidation sponsored athlete.

In addition to sponsoring Nickle, Intimidation Clothing is also set to sponsor Cameron VanCamp, David Dever, Bryant Whitaker, Dustin Parrish, and Chris Tanner at the Midwest Fight Series event on April 4 in Indianapolis.

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.

Intimidation to sponsor rising star Bryant Whitaker on April 4 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of Bryant Whitaker, who is set to continue his professional MMA career this weekend in Indiana. Whitaker (3-2) is set to compete at the upcoming Midwest Fight Series event in Indianapolis on Saturday opposite another Intimidation sponsored fighter in Kyle Nickel.

Bryant Whitaker MMAAfter a 10-0 amateur career, the “Magic Man” Whitaker turned pro in January 2012 and immediately earned a TKO in less than a minute in his pro debut. He then fell short with a step up in competition, but he returned to his winning ways in his past two outings, which have both been victories. First it was a submission of Joel Miller in July, and then a decision victory over David Booth last October.

In addition to sponsoring Whitaker, Intimidation Clothing is also set to sponsor Cameron VanCamp, Dustin Parrish, Kyle Nickel, David Dever and Chris Tanner at the Midwest Fight Series event on April 4th in Indianapolis.

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.

Weekend Recap: MMA promotions in Indiana, Missouri & Pennsylvania get heavy dose of Intimidation

The Intimidation brand has claimed to be one of the biggest supporters of local MMA in the USA for years and the company’s strong footprint in the Midwest was further cemented over the weekend. Sponsoring events and fighters in Indiana, Missouri and Pennsylvania, Intimidation’s name continues to grow in the Midwest and surrounding states as the company’s expansion efforts become bigger and bigger.

Intimidation - Local MMAAs it has with each event, Intimidation sponsored the most recent Midwest Fight Series event over the weekend in Indianapolis. Owned in part by UFC veteran Chris Lytle, the organization has become one of the fastest-growing in the Midwest. The Intimidation Clothing booth was hopping all night, and Intimidation sponsored pro fighter Bryant Whitaker picked up his second win with a first round guillotine choke over Joel Miller.

Intimidation also sponsored the ShoFIGHT organization for a second time, as the organization held an event in Branson, Missouri. Intimidation continues to make waves in the Show-Me State, sponsoring multiple events and upcoming fighters.

The Steel City also featured an Intimidation sponsored event, as Gladiators of the Cage took place on the North Shore of Pittsburgh over the weekend. While Pennsylvania may not be considered the Midwest, the Intimidation brand has long been one of the biggest supporters of the growth of MMA in and around Western PA.

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, FOX 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 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 to sponsor James Mogollon & Bryant Whitaker at Midwest Fight Series event in Indianapolis

July 8, 2013 by  
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Since its inception earlier this year, Intimidation Clothing has been a major sponsor of Chris Lytle’s Midwest Fight Series, which holds events in the Indianapolis area. Along with sponsoring all of the MFS events to date, Intimidation has a crew at each event selling its popular brand of t-shirts, hats, hoodies, fight shorts, and more.

James Mogollon MMANow, Intimidation will continue to support the organization through sponsoring of professional fighters. Two pros will be sponsored by the brand on the upcoming event on July 19th in Indianapolis, as welterweight Bryant Whitaker and lightweight James Mogollon look for victories.

After a 10-0 amateur career, Whitaker turned pro early last year and immediately earned a TKO in less than a minute in his pro debut. He has since fallen short with a step up in competition, but he returns looking to right his ship when he takes on Joel Miller in a featured bout on July 19th.

After going 5-0 as an amateur, James Mogollon (pictured) will make his professional debut at the same event when he faces Henry Goonen in a featured lightweight bout. As an amateur, he finished four of his five opponents, showing that he was well-rounded with two knockouts and two submissions.

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 and is also known for their premium-quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts. 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.

 

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Intimidation Clothing to sponsor, attend Indiana Cage Fighting’s Destruction event in Sullivan, Indiana

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of the ICF: Destruction in Sullivan, Indiana. Already a fight card with over 20 amateur fights scheduled, the fast-growing Intimidation brand will continue their support of local MMA by making their first trip to the Southwest region of the state to support and work alongside the highly experienced staff of the Indiana Cage Fighting promotion. Throughout the night special guests Mark Coleman, Wes Sims and Frank Dux will be available for autographs and fan photos, and the new Intimidation Wes Sims “Raising Ruckus” Tour shirts will be available for sale. The event, ICF: Destruction, will take place on Saturday, September 15th at the Downtown Gym in Sullivan, Indiana and also includes a submission grappling tournament earlier in the day.

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Intimidation CEO Luke Jernigan (middle) with UFC Hall of Famer Mark Coleman (left) and TUF 10, UFC & Strikeforce vet Wes Sims (right).

No stranger to the state of Indiana, the brand has built a fantastic relationship with the ICF in recent months. “I cannot speak enough about the enthusiasm of the staff at Indiana Cage Fighting,” said Luke Jernigan, President & CEO of Intimidation Clothing, LLC. “Together with our fantastic relationships with other fighters, gyms and MMA promotions in the region, we intend to continue to build the Intimidation brand throughout the state and support local MMA in Indiana.”

The Intimidation Clothing brand is regularly seen at Colosseum Combat events in Kokomo, Indiana and on the backs of pro fighters Sean McCorkle, William Penn, Bobby Emmons, Carson Beebe, Casey Dyer, Bryant Whitaker and Carson Gainey, all of which are from Indiana or regularly fight inside the Hoosier State. Intimidation regularly sponsors Outlaw DFF fighters and will have 11 fighters sponsored from Team Outlaw fighting at the event with four of them competing in title fights.

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Outlaw Trey Ross shows off his belt sporting an Intimidation shirt and hat. Ross will seek his second belt at ICF: Destruction.

In addition to sponsoring The Complete Cutman, David Maldonado, the brand is expected to be seen much more regularly in Southwest Indiana with the ICF’s own Shane Conner now repping the brand as a regional Account Executive. While the company currently has a single Indiana-based official dealer, Area 52 MMA in Selma, with Shane’s work spreading the word and the support of this event and others that is expected to change in the near future.

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.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Carson Gainey at Absolute Cage Fighting event in Indianapolis, Indiana

August 21, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Ohio based flyweight/bantamweight Carson Gainey for his fight on Saturday night. Gainey, a pro since later 2008, will step inside the cage as a pro for the 20th time as he faces Darnell Davis (8-3) in a rematch of their June 2011 fight which Gainey won via unanimous decision. Carson Gainey MMAThe event, promoted by Absolute Cage Fighting, will take place on Saturday, August 25th at the Marriott on East 21st in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Carson Gainey (8-10-1) will fight for the 4th time in 2012 on Saturday as he looks to break a 3-fight losing streak. After a banner year in 2011 which saw Gainey go 3-0-1 in four fights, the former Ohio University wrestler has dropped three straight fights outside of his home state all via submission in 2012. No 5-3-1 in his last eight fights, the Youngstown Ohio native who struggles to find fighters at his natural weight class (125 lbs) will once again fight at 135 pounds in facing Davis. In addition to Gainey the Intimidation brand will also sponsor Indiana-based Bryant Whitaker at the Absolute Cage Fighting event.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA style t-shirts & training gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA and a growing national presence regularly being featured on multiple events on MTV2, EpixHD and SportsTime Ohio as well as MMA highlight shows on Spike TV and HDNet. In addition to over 70 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 the Intimidation brand on Facebook and follow Intimidation on Twitter.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Bryant Whitaker at Absolute Cage Fighting event in Indianapolis, Indiana

August 21, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Indiana based Bryant Whitaker for his fight on Saturday night. Whitaker, a product of Area 52 MMA near Muncie in Selma, Indiana, one of Intimidation’s newest authorized dealers, will be in action for the first time since April after a June fight in Ohio was cancelled the week of the fight. The event, promoted by Absolute Cage Fighting, will take place on Saturday, August 25th at the Marriott on East 21st in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Bryant Whitaker (1-1) completed an amazing 30-3 amateur MMA career in late 2011 making his pro debut in January 2012. After winning his pro debut he faced off with another of the top prospects in the Midwest in Zach Freeman (5-0) where he lost via 1st round submission. Now looking to bounce back, Whitaker gets the opportunity to fight in his home state of Indiana as the Area 52 MMA product will look to improve to 2-1 as a pro.

The sponsorship of Bryant Whitaker adds to a growing presence by the Intimidation brand throughout the state of Indiana which includes the summer announcement that Intimidation has signed on to become a title sponsor of Colosseum Combat MMA events in and near Kokomo, Indiana. In addition to Whitaker the company will also sponsor Ohio-based Carson Gainey at the same event. In addition, Area 52 MMA in Selma, Indiana, became the company’s first dealer in Indiana and is also the home of Intimidation sponsored TUF vet Casey Dyer, and the company has built a strong presence in Southern Indiana with the sponsorship of pro Bobby Emmons as well as the Outlaw Fight Team near Vincennes.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA style t-shirts & training gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA and a growing national presence regularly being featured on multiple events on MTV2, EpixHD and SportsTime Ohio as well as MMA highlight shows on Spike TV and HDNet. In addition to over 70 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 the Intimidation brand on Facebook and follow Intimidation on Twitter.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Bryant Whitaker at NFC 7 in Carroll, Ohio

June 15, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Indiana based welterweight Bryant Whitaker at the June 23rd NFC 7 event. Whitaker, a product of Area 52 MMA in Muncie, Indiana, one of Intimidation’s newest authorized dealers, will face off with Columbus, Ohio based Nathan Clark (1-0) in a 160 pound catchweight battle. The event, NFC 7: Field of Fury will take place on June 23rd in Carroll, Ohio.

Bryant Whitaker (1-1) completed an amazing 30-3 amateur MMA career in late 2011 making his pro debut in January 2012. After winning his pro debut he faced off with another of the top prospects in the Midwest in Zach Freeman (5-0) where he lost via 1st round submission. Now looking to bounce back, Whitaker will take on Buckeye MMA’s Nathan Clark just 30 minutes from his home gym. No doubt walking into hostile territory, the Area 52 MMA product will look to spoil the party for the hometown crowd.

The sponsorship of Bryant Whitaker adds to a growing presence by the Intimidation brand in both Central Ohio and throughout Indiana. Area 52 MMA in Muncie, Indiana, is one of three new dealers expected to become official in the coming week and Intimidation Clothing has already announced a huge push in the Columbus, Ohio area with the announced title sponsorship of UVC 20 at the Ohio State Fair on August 4th. In addition, Intimidation has also announced sponsorships of both TUF & Bellator vet Luke Zachrich and Strikeforce vet Jason Riley on this NFC 7 card.

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.