Intimidation sponsors West Virginia Grappling Open & ADCC North American Trials

December 8, 2014 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that its continued sponsorship for West Virginia Grappling Open events, continuing with the upcoming official ADCC North American Trials on December 13 & 14 in Charleston, West Virginia. The partnership between the two brands started with the successful ADCC Gi & NoGi US Nationals on December 7, 2013 in Charleston, West Virginia. Coordinated by West Virginia grappling and mixed martial arts pioneer Butch Hiles, the events have immediately become some of the most prestigious in the United States.

WVGO logoAbu Dhabi Combat Club has been in existence since 1998 and is considered the Olympics of Submission Grappling. Competitors representing 48 countries and covering five continents compete all over the world in hopes of making it to the ADCC World Championship, which takes place biannually. The World Championships have been held in Abu Dhabi, Brazil, Spain, England, China, and more.

The December 13 & 14 event features gi & no gi tournaments, and there are cash & prizes up for grabs to the winners. The event also includes men’s, women’s, kids, teens, and masters divisions.

Intimidation has become a major player in the grappling community, sponsoring Hiles’ West Virginia Games in the past as well as multiple American Grappling Challenge events along with WVGO events for the foreseeable future. In addition, the Intimidation brand had a very strong presence in West Virginia’s first year of legalized MMA in the state (2012).

For more information on this WVGO event, visit the event page on the WVGO website.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of fight lifestyle clothing & MMA 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 West Virginia Grappling Open State Championships on August 16th in Charleston

July 29, 2014 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming West Virginia Grappling Open State Championships, which is set to take place on August 16 in Charleston, West Virginia. Coordinated by West Virginia grappling and mixed martial arts pioneer Butch Hiles, the WVGO events have immediately become some of the most prestigious in the United States.

The West Virginia GamesThe August event features the addition of new weight classes with cash prizes on the line, including Women’s No Gi Absolute and more. The event is part of the West Virginia Games, which the Intimidation brand has also sponsored in the past and offers cash prizes for each BJJ division.

Intimidation has become a major player in the grappling community, sponsoring Hiles’ West Virginia Games in the past as well as multiple American Grappling Challenge events along with WVGO events for the foreseeable future. In addition, the Intimidation brand had a very strong presence in West Virginia’s first year of legalized MMA in the state (2012).

WVGO logoFor more information on this WVGO event, visit the event page on the WVGO website.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of fight lifestyle clothing & MMA 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 Butch Hiles’ West Virginia Grappling Open event on June 7

May 20, 2014 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that it will continue to sponsor West Virginia Grappling Open events, including the upcoming Double Elimination Gi & No Gi Tournament on June 7 near Charleston, West Virginia. Coordinated by West Virginia grappling and mixed martial arts pioneer Butch Hiles, the events have immediately become some of the most prestigious in the United States.

WVGO logoKnown as “A Grappling Tournament for Everyone,” the latest WVGO event takes place at Hoover High School in Clendenin, West Virginia. Packed with top level competition, the tournament features competitors from West Virginia and surrounding states.

Intimidation has become a major player in the grappling community, sponsoring Hiles’ West Virginia Games in the past as well as multiple American Grappling Challenge events along with WVGO events for the foreseeable future. Intimidation also recently signed on as a multi-event sponsor for the New York State Grappling Championships in Western New York. In addition, the Intimidation brand had a very strong presence in West Virginia’s first year of legalized MMA in the state (2012).

For more information on this WVGO event, visit the event page on the WVGO website.

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 sponosor WVGO grappling event on March 22nd in West Virginia

March 18, 2014 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that its continued sponsorship for West Virginia Grappling Open events, continuing with the upcoming Gi & No Gi Grappling Open on March 22 in Clendenin, WV. The partnership between the two brands started with the successful ADCC Gi & NoGi US Nationals on December 7 in Charleston, West Virginia. Coordinated by West Virginia grappling and mixed martial arts pioneer Butch Hiles, the events have immediately become some of the most prestigious in the United States.

WVGO logoThe March 22 event features double elimination gi & no gi tournaments, and there is also $700 in cash up for grabs to the winners. The cash divisions will be single elimination format and will feature two Weight classes, 170 and under and 171 and above. The event also includes men’s, women’s, kids, teens, and masters divisions.

Intimidation has become a major player in the grappling community, sponsoring Hiles’ West Virginia Games in the past as well as multiple American Grappling Challenge events along with WVGO events for the foreseeable future. In addition, the Intimidation brand had a very strong presence in West Virginia’s first year of legalized MMA in the state (2012).

For more information on this WVGO event, visit the event page on the WVGO website.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of fight lifestyle clothing & MMA 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 Clothing to sponsor the Wes “Limp Noodle” Lane at NAAFS: Caged Fury 19 in Morgantown, West Virginia

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that sponsored pro bantamweight Wes “Limp Noodle” Lane at NAAFS: Caged Fury 19 in Morgantown, West Virginia. Lane, who fights out of Charleston, last fought at the Reality Cage Combat/NAAFS on August 25th in Charleston, where he was also sponsored by the Intimidation brand. The event, NAAFS: Caged Fury 19, will take place in conjunction with Reality Cage Combat on Saturday, September 15th at the Morgantown Events Center at the historic Waterfront Place Hotel located just minutes from the WVU campus in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Wes Lane MMAWes Lane, a 2002 West Virginia state champion wrestler at 140 pounds, will return to the cage at bantamweight for the third time after a successful 135 pound debut in May. Also a pro boxer, Lane (3-2 MMA) was in action just over a week ago where he scored a unanimous decision win to improve to 2-0 fighting at 135 lbs. Lane is a product of Butch Hiles MMA & BJJ, an official Intimidation dealer and has been sponsored by the Intimidation brand in each of the past two fights.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle clothing & MMA 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 sponsored Gainey, Khashkanov, Lane, Steave & Worthy score weekend wins

August 26, 2012 by  
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It was yet another busy weekend for the Intimidation brand as the company sponsored several fighters from Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia at MMA events in Indiana and West Virginia. Branden Hinkle & Mark Coleman with Intimidation CEO Luke JerniganThe Intimidation crew was live at NAAFS: Caged Fury 18 in Charleston and was once again very well received by the West Virginia crowd at the fights. Also in attendance at the event was UFC Hall of Famer Mark “The Hammer” Coleman and Intimidation sponsored UFC veteran Branden “The Iron Lion” Hinkle (pictured with Intimidation CEO Luke Jernigan, right). Here is a look at Intimidation sponsored winners this weekend:

Carson Gainey – The natural flyweight scored another win at bantamweight at Absolute Cage Fighting in Indianapolis, Indiana. The win not only improved Gainey’s record to 9-10-1 as a pro but was also his second win over Darnell Davis (8-4) in as many fights.

Ruslan Khashkanov – Making his U.S. and Strong Style Fight Team debut Khashkanov faced a tough test fighting against long-time Intimidation sponsored Eli Garshnick. Khashkanov improved to 11-5 when two judges saw the fight 30-27 in his favor while the 3rd judge saw it 29-28 in favor of Garshnick, a product of Cold Steel MMA in Johnstown, PA.

Wes Lane – The crowd favorite and local product Wes “Limp Noodle” Lane stepped into the cage in the Charleston Civic Center for the second straight fight while sponsored by Intimidation and earned is second straight win in the process. Justin Steave MMALane (3-2 pro) is now 2-0 fighting as a bantamweight and could be looking at making some noise in the NAAFS 135 lb division considering the promotion has no pro series Bantamweight Champion.

Justin Steave – The 2010 NAAFS Amateur Featherweight Champion who won his pro debut was able to snap the two fight losing streak that followed. After a brief exchange standing Steave was able to take the fight to the ground and pound on his opponent until forcing the referee stoppage in the 1st round. Steave, pictured to the left, wore a co-branded Intimidation Clothing neon green Catastrophe Inc tee as he evened his pro record to 2-2.

Khama Worthy – Worthy, a product of PTT in Pittsburgh, bounced back from losing his pro debut in June with a 3rd round TKO win. Facing Cleveland’s Victer Crenshaw, Worthy emerged with a win for the Steel City to improve to 1-1 as a pro after winning the 2011 NAAFS Amateur Lightweight Championship.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA lifestyle apparel & 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 the Wes “Limp Noodle” Lane at NAAFS: Caged Fury 18 in Charleston, West Virginia

August 20, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that sponsored pro bantamweight Wes “Limp Noodle” Lane this Saturday night in Charleston, West Virginia. Lane, who fights out of Charleston, West Virginia, last fought at the Reality Cage Combat event in May, the first MMA event in Charleston, where he was also sponsored by the Intimidation brand. The event, NAAFS: Caged Fury 18, takes place in conjunction with Butch Hiles’ Reality Cage Combat on Saturday night at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia.

Wes Lane, a 2002 West Virginia state champion wrestler at 140 pounds, will return to the cage at bantamweight after a successful 135 pound debut in May. Also a pro boxer, Lane (2-2 MMA) will face Brandon McMahan (1-1) on Saturday night in what is expected to be an entertaining bout. Lane is a product of Butch Hiles MMA & BJJ, an official Intimidation dealer.

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.

 

Amoussou, Hinkle headline 6-0 weekend for Intimidation sponsored pros at MMA & boxing events

Intimidation sponsored pro fighters in MMA and boxing scored an undefeated record this weekend at events across the USA. While Bellator 69 was playing out on MTV2 with Karl Amoussou in action in the semifinals of their Season 6 Welterweight Tournament in Louisiana, the Intimidation crew was at the first MMA event in the history of Charleston, West Virginia. A night after sponsoring Reality Cage Combat in Charleston, Intimidation traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, to sponsor Newhouse Promotions’ No Vet Left Behind boxing event and complete the stellar weekend.

Karl Amoussou – Fighting in the semifinals of the Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament, Amoussou scored a split decision win over previously unbeaten David Rickels on MTV2 to advance to the Tournament final. Amoussou will face Bryan Baker in the Welterweight Tournament final expected to take place during the 2012 Summer Series.

Branden Hinkle – In a battle that featured a 14-year pro and UFC veteran versus a prospect, the experience won out as Branden Hinkle earned a TKO win in round 2. After his opponent weighed in at 218 pounds for their scheduled light heavyweight bout, Hinkle, while wearing Intimidation’s EliteFighter board shorts, punished Roane on the ground raining down with punches and elbows for the win.

Antonio Nieves BoxingWes Lane – The man nicknamed “Limp Noodle” with a sea of fans waving foam noodles throughout the night made sure those fans went home happy as he scored a TKO win. With the win Lane improves to 2-2 after a successful debut at 135 pounds.

Eric Moon – After taking the fight on just a couple days notice, MASH fight Team member Eric Moon scored a _ win. A fighter who has been sponsored by Intimidation many times in the past two years, Moon traveled from Michigan to West Virginia for the 170 lb fight which improves his record to 10-9-1.

Matt Garretson – After struggling at the start of his pro career, Matt Garretson picked up his first pro win at the Reality Cage Combat event. One of many from the Butch Hiles BJJ & MMA gyms across the region, Garretson sent the fans home happy after locking in a rear naked choke in the 2nd round.

Antonio Nieves – Rounding out the weekend for Intimidation was Antonio Nieves (pictured, right), a product of Strong Style Martial Arts and Old School Boxing, improved to 2-0 as a professional scoring a majority decision. Nieves has now fought both of his professional fights for Intimidation sponsored Newhouse Promotions which holds boxing events in Cleveland, Ohio.

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 Wes Lane & Matt Garretson at Reality Cage Combat in Charleston, West Virginia

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorships of West Virginia’s own Wes Lane and Matt Garretson at Friday’s Reality Cage Combat event in Charleston, West Virginia. Both fighters are members of Butch Hiles BJJ and will represent the Mountain State as the event is being billed West Virginia vs. The World. The Reality Cage Combat event takes place on Friday, May 18th at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia and will be first MMA event ever held in Charleston.

Wes Lane, a 2002 West Virginia state champion wrestler at 140 pounds, will make his debut fighting at bantamweight (135 lbs). Also a pro boxer, Lane (1-2 MMA) will face Kentucky’s Christopher Sallie (0-1) on Friday night in what is expected to be an entertaining bout. Another Butch Hiles BJJ product, Matt Garretson (0-3) will also be a draw for the local fans on Friday night. A pro since early 2011, Garretson will look to defeat Michael Cockerham and pickup his first pro win after a 3-year amateur career that saw him go 4-3. The sponsorships of both Lane and Garretson come in conjunction with Intimidation’s sponsorship of UFC vet Branden Hinkle in the night’s main event.

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 UFC vet Branden Hinkle in Reality Cage Combat main event in Charleston, West Virginia

May 12, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship 3-time UFC veteran Branden Hinkle at Friday’s Reality Cage Combat event in Charleston, West Virginia. Branden Hinkle MMAHinkle, who recently signed autographs at the Intimidation booth for local fans at an event in Ashtabula in April, is a local hero and native of Jefferson, Ohio. The Reality Cage Combat event takes place on Friday, May 18th at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia and will be first MMA event ever held in Charleston.

A 3-time UFC veteran,”The Iron Lion” Branden Hinkle (15-11-1) boasts notable wins over Jorge Rivera, Kevin Jordan and Sean Gannon at UFC 55. A pro since 1998, Hinkle has fought in Mexico, Japan, Korea, Brazil and France with just over half of his pro fights on record coming in the USA. The former WEF Heavyweight Champion will be fighting at 205 lbs in this fight and was a NCAA Division II National Wrestling Champion in college.

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.

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