Intimidation sponsored XFC to hold open tryouts on January 25th in South Carolina

January 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Event Sponsorships, Local / Regional MMA, News

The Intimidation Clothing-sponsored XFC is scheduled to host its next open tryout later this month, as the organization will look to lock down new talent on January 25th at Charleston MMA in Hanahan, South Carolina, which is also an official Intimidation Clothing retailer.

Dom O'Grady - XFCThe tryouts have an exciting prize on the line – a 5-fight contract with one of the few national MMA organizations in the United States. The Florida-based promotion has had its events broadcast on AXS TV for the past few years, and looks to grow even more heading into 2014 with international expansion scheduled.

Joby Sanchez won the XFC’s last open tryout in 2012, and he has gone on to win his first two bouts under the XFC banner.

For more information on the tryouts, visit the page here.

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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. 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 Conflict MMA event in Charleston, South Carolina on June 1st

Intimidation Clothing continues to branch out into new markets, and the popular clothing brand will head to Charleston, South Carolina on June 1 to sponsor an event by Conflict MMA Promotions, entitled “Fight Night at the Point 9.”

Intimidation - Local MMAIn the main event, XFC veteran Jeremy “Lil Beast” Severn (2-0) will take on veteran Lawson McClure (8-4), as he looks to pick up his third first round stoppage in as many outings. The rest of the card features some of the top fighters from the Carolinas, including four professional bouts and two amateur title fights.

In addition to sponsoring the event, authorized Intimidation dealer Charleston MMA will be live on hand selling its popular brand of t-shirts, hats, fight shorts, and more.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel & combat sports 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, 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. Intimidation products can be found for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com and fans can follow the marketing wing of the Intimidation brand, Intimidation Interactive Media, @IntimidationIM. Follow Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and @IntimidationMMA on Twitter.

Intimidation Clothing adds Charleston MMA as first authorized dealer in South Carolina

April 21, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the addition of Charleston MMA as the brand’s first authorized dealer in the state of South Carolina. As part of Intimidation’s continued growth and expansion, the addition of Charleston MMA to the Intimidation dealer locator comes just a few weeks after sponsoring two of the gym’s fighters, Jeremy Severn and Jason Hicks, at XFC 22 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charleston MMA - South Carolina“The addition of Charleston MMA represents our push beyond the Midwest,” stated Luke Jernigan, President & CEO of Intimidation Clothing, LLC. “Combined with our sponsorships of multiple events in Kentucky, including XFC 23 this past weekend, fans will start to see the Intimidation brand represented in the Southeast at a much larger rate. Together with our national marketing efforts, our regional growth strategy continues to be a major focus as we add new dealers and sponsor additional MMA promotions and events throughout the regions we have targeted.”

Located in Hanahan, South Carolina, Charleston MMA has been open for nearly a year and features some of the best trainers in the state of South Carolina. The state of the art facility features 7,000 sq feet of space with over 3,200 sq. feet of mat space, a 20 ft MMA cage, a 20 ft boxing ring and more.  Charleston Mixed Martial Arts will cater to the student looking to hone in on a particular martial art and for both the non-competitor or competitor to provide options for everyone.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel & MMA 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, 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. Intimidation products can be found for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com and fans can follow the marketing wing of the Intimidation brand, Intimidation Interactive Media, @IntimidationIM. Follow Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and @IntimidationMMA on Twitter.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Jeremy Severn live on AXS TV at XFC 22 in Charlotte, North Carolina

February 18, 2013 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of unbeaten lightweight prospect Jeremy “The Lil Beast” Severn at XFC 22 live this Friday night in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jeremy Severn MMASevern (1-0) is set to take on Aaron Osborne (0-0) in a highly anticipated match-up that will be part of the XFC 22 broadcast live on AXS TV. The bout pits North vs. South in a battle of the Carolinas, and has received tons of attention from local media.

After beginning his wrestling career at a young age and then joining the United States Air Force at age 19, Severn had a desire to continue competition when his days in the Air Force were done. That’s when he made his way to the Charleston MMA gym in South Carolina and immediately took to the sport. As a teammate of XFC 22 headliner Jason Hicks, who will also be sponsored by Intimidation Clothing, Severn looks to continue his winning ways inside the cage.

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 80 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 to sponsor Jason Hicks at XFC 22 live on AXS TV in Charlotte, North Carolina

February 18, 2013 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of Jason “The Ronin” Hicks live at XFC 22 on Friday night. Jason Hicks MMA Hicks (5-0) is set to take on Scott Holtzman (3-0) in the night’s main event live on AXS TV with the winner of the bout receiving a shot at lightweight champion Nick Newell later this year.

A member of Full Force MMA & Muay Thai, Hicks fights out of Charleston, South Carolina and looks to stay unbeaten when he takes on Hotlzman. Unbeaten in XFC competition with a 2-0 record, Hicks is looking for his third straight stoppage victory and fifth overall when he fights close to his home in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Intimidation is also set to sponsor Jeremy “The Lil Beast” Severn at the XFC 22 event as well.

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 80 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 sponsored Branden Hinkle inducted into West Liberty Hall of Fame

September 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing sponsored fighter Branden Hinkle has been inducted into the West Liberty Hilltoppers Hall of Fame, as the longtime mixed martial artist excelled during his collegiate career at the West Virginia school.

Branden Hinkle MMAFrom the school’s release:

Branden Hinkle was a rare two-sport champion during his time at West Liberty and the multi-talented athlete has carved out a professional career in a third sport after graduation.
Hinkle was an All-Ohio wrestler and All-Conference tennis standout at Jefferson (Ohio) Area High School during the early 1990s and continued to excel in both sports at West Liberty.
A three-time NAIA All-America wrestler, Branden was the 1995 NAIA national champion at 190 pounds and earned runner-up honors at 190 pounds as a senior in 1996. Hinkle also won a WVIAC tennis championship in 1995.
Hinkle continued to wrestle after graduation, earning U.S. national freestyle All-America honors and winning two Northeastern U.S. Freestyle titles before turning to mixed martial arts.
The former Hilltopper has fought all over the world during his lengthy pro career, winning the Korean heavyweight title and the World Extreme Fighting heavyweight crown along with the Reality Super Fighting light-heavy championship.
Still active in the light-heavyweight division, Branden lives in Steubenville, Ohio where he teaches youth wrestling and trains several MMA fighters. He is the son of Marsha and the late Jack Hinkle and has two sisters, Stacy and Jennifer.

A professional since 1998, Hinkle is a three-time UFC veteran who boasts notable wins over Kevin Jordan, Jorge Rivera, and Sean Gannon – who he defeated via first round TKO at UFC 55. “The Iron Lion” has fought in Mexico, Japan, Korea, Brazil and France during his illustrious career. Most recently, he competed at Reality Cage Combat in West Virginia earlier this year, where he picked up a second round TKO victory.

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.

 

Photo Credit: Intimidation Interactive Media

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 Clothing to sponsor The West Virginia Games in Charleston over Labor Day weekend

August 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Event Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce sponsorship of the upcoming West Virginia Games, taking place September 1st and 2nd in Charleston, West Virginia. The two day festival features a variety of fitness activities including beach wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and submission wrestling, volleyball, long-distance running events and more. The West Virginia GamesThe sponsorship of the West Virginia Games marks the second consecutive weekend in which the Intimidation brand has been featured at a sporting event in the state capital of Charleston after Intimidation was a presenting sponsor of NAAFS: Caged Fury 18 in conjunction with Reality Cage Combat at the Charleston Civic Center on August 25th.

Intimidation products will be available at the event at the Foundation Fight Company booth throughout the weekend. For more information including a complete schedule of events, visit www.thewvgames.com.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel & combat sports 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 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  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

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 Ruslan Khashkanov at NAAFS: Caged Fury 18 at Charleston, West Virginia

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of middleweight Ruslan Khashkanov at NAAFS: Caged Fury 18 this Saturday night. Khashkanov (10-5), who recently began training with the Strong Style Fight Team in Independence, Ohio, will face Pennsylvania-based Eli Garshnick (8-4) in a bout that was originally scheduled for the NAAFS Rock ‘N Rumble event last weekend. 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.

Ruslan Khashkanov, a 11-fight veteran of Russia’s M-1 Global promotion, has faced many top-tier Russian fighters on the biggest fight cards in hos home country. He is the lone fighter to ever defeat Rustam Khabilov (11-1), a fighter now representing Jackson’s MMA, and has faced Magomed Sultanakhmedov, Murad Magomedov, Enoc Solves Torres and more. The 27 year old now regularly trains alongside UFC Heavyweight Stipe Miocic, Bellator Middleweight Brian Rogers and more.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA style 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 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.

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