Intimidation to sponsor unbeaten pro boxer Antonio Nieves in next bout on December 29th

December 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News, Sponsorships

Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of unbeaten professional boxer Antonio Nieves in his upcoming bout on December 29th. Nieves, who recently signed with Blue Wave Boxing, will look to keep his unbeaten record intact.

Antonio Nieves BoxingA Cleveland, Ohio native, Nieves is a member of the Strong Style and Old School Boxing teams. In 2011, he competed in the U.S. Olympic trials and was one of the nation’s top amateurs at 123 pounds. The featherweight turned pro last November, and has since earned victories over DeWayne Wisdom, Jesus Gonzales and Rafael Gramajo for a great start to his professional career.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of boxing inspired 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.

 

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Intimidation Clothing adds new dealers in the Cleveland and Youngstown markets

June 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Dealer Spotlight, News

The team at Intimidation Clothing has been hard at work in the past few weeks and that work can be seen throughout Northeast Ohio. Staying close to home in the Buckeye State where the Intimidation brand is headquartered and at its strongest, Intimidation is pleased to have added new dealers in Warren, Ohio near Youngstown and in Cleveland. The additions of these two dealers, along with two new dealers in Western Pennsylvania, gives the brand 25 total dealers with 14 in the state of Ohio alone.

Valiant MMA - Warren, OhioEntering June 2012 the Intimidation brand did not have a single dealer in Cleveland despite having multiple dealers surrounding the big city with two in Akron, Mentor and Ashtabula. That changed when Intimidation added Jazzy Looks to the team. Located on East 55th Street, Jazzy Looks stocks urban fashion apparel in a busy part of Cleveland and has added a variety of Intimidation products including the popular Hard Luck and Intimidation’s premium-quality EliteFighter board shorts.

Just 15 miles from Youngstown, Valiant MMA is looking to make a name for themselves in nearby Warren, Ohio. With Certified Personal Trainer Seth Carrino acting as the Head Instructor of MMA training at Valiant MMA & Fitness, the gym has a great location in Warren at 222 West Market Street in a high traffic area of the city. The first dealer in the Youngstown area, the addition of Valiant MMA came just days after Intimidation’s highly successful radio ad campaign during the UFC Fight Night event the week before.

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 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 Dealer Spotlight: GriffonRawl MMA Academy

January 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Dealer Spotlight, Featured Products

The first company to carry the Intimidation brand, the GriffonRawl MMA Academy is located in Mentor, Ohio and is owned and operated by 4-time UFC veteran Jason “Dynamite” Dent. Dent, who is best known for his time on The Ultimate Fighter Season 9, advanced to the semifinals in the on-show Lightweight Tournament before losing to eventual winner Ross Pearson. Jason Dent & Donny WalkerGriffonRawl MMA Academy was founded in 1997 and is also the home of UFC vet Donny “Eagle Eye” Walker as well as 6 pro MMA fighters and over 30 amateur fighters.

According to their Web site located at www.ohio-mma.com, the GriffonRawl MMA Academy is about 6,000 sq feet and is set broken into two sides. Side one has about 1,000 square feet of mats that is used for group training along with a row of 6 Thai Bags for striking classes. We use side one for warm ups and more for the beginners while side two is dedicated to the fight team. Side two is more for the GR fight team and advanced students seeing as it is where are Boxing Ring and Cage is set up. GriffonRawl features the official cage of Ohio’s premier MMA organization, the NAAFS, and they also rent the cage out to other local MMA promoters that may be interested. Side two also has some adjustable speed bags, heavy bags and showers for use.

Located behind the desk on side one at GriffonRawl MMA Academy is an entire Intimidation Clothing display featuring more than 15 different styles which includes Intimidation’s popular EliteFighter MMA board shorts as well as t-shirts, women’s shirts, hoodies and hats. In addition, GriffonRawl sells a co-branded GriffonRawl/Intimidation beanie which has been a huge hit and is the best place to buy the Jason Dent and Donny Walker signature shirts from Intimidation. GriffonRawl MMA AcademyGriffonRawl MMA Academy is located at 6090 Pinecone Dr., Mentor, Ohio 44060 and can be found online at www.ohio-mma.com.

Interested in becoming a dealer of authentic Intimidation Clothing products? We’d be glad to feature your company as well here at IntimidationMMA.com. Contact Intimidation today on Twitter or email us at info (at) intimidation-clothing.com.

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 Intimidation on Twitter.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Leave No Vet Behind boxing event in Cleveland, Ohio

November 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Fighter Sponsorships, News

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce their sponsorship of Newhouse Promotions & Volacious Hype Entertainment’s Leave No Vet Behind championship boxing event. The event, to take place at the Lavilla Conference & Banquet Center on Brook Park Road in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, November 12th, 2011, will feature an enticing main event as Mark “Too Sharp” Davis (15-0) facing Guillermo Sanchez for the WBC United States lightweight Championship. In addition, Miguel “Silky Smooth” Gonzalez (20-2) will be in action as well as Antonio Nieves and more.

The sponsorship of Newhouse Promotions & Volacious Hype Entertainment’s Leave No Vet Behind event marks the first boxing event in the state of Ohio sponsored by Intimidation Clothing as the company continues to build their name outside of the MMA world. Intimidation has also worked with Pennsylvania Cruiserweight Andres “Taylor Made” Taylor (19-1-2) and Minnesota Middleweight Caleb Truax (18-0-1) in the past year and a half.

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