Intimidation Clothing & UrFight announce merger of two of Local MMA’s biggest supporters

Intimidation Clothing, LLC and UrFight are pleased to announce that the two companies have agreed to terms to team up in a never before seen merger. UrFight & Intimidation ClothingThe two brands, which both cater to the MMA/Combat Sports Industry, plan to take their individual strengths and combine them in what will surely benefit MMA fighters, gyms and promoters on the local level. After years of competing against each other, a newly-formed collaboration will work to better serve Local MMA and expand the awareness for both brands across the globe.

Long known for their personalized MMA fighter shirts, UrFight has proven to be the hardest working brand in the industry. Commonly seen at multiple Local MMA events across the South, Midwest and East Coast, the brand has sponsored several hundred fighters across the USA and plans to continue to expand their sponsorship roster.

“For years I have had a tremendous amount of respect for the UrFight team,” said Intimidation Clothing Founder Luke Jernigan, who will now serve as the Director of Marketing & PR for both brands. “They are the only brand that I ever found that could out-hustle Intimidation when we were at our peak, and their outside-of-the-box thinking is something I have always envied. To be able to team up with this group is going to be tremendous for the Local MMA market as we build both brands and take them to the next level.”

To kick the partnership off, both UrFight and Intimidation products will be available for sale at the Happy Valley Fight Series event in Elizabethton, Tennessee on Saturday, December 5th.

MMA fighters looking to benefit from the merger can apply for sponsorship with UrFight as long as they have a fight lined up in the near future. Continued expansion of Intimidation Clothing’s sponsorship program will be announced in the coming months.

Intimidation Clothing is a lifestyle brand of apparel targeting the Mixed Martial Arts and Combat Sports markets with a history of strong support for Local MMA. With a international reach which has included dealers in the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore and China, the Intimidation brand has been regularly featured on the backs of top-level MMA fighters in the UFC, Bellator MMA, WSOF and a multitude of Local MMA promotions. Anyone interested can apply to sell the Intimidation brand as a dealer and products are available for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can also like Intimidation Clothing on Facebook or follow @IntimidationMMA on Twitter and Instagram.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Cody Stevens at CFFC 35 in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of featherweight star Cody “The Wolverine” Stevens in his upcoming bout at CFFC 35 this weekend in Atlantic City. Stevens (11-6-1) is set to face Bellator and TUF 14 veteran Jimmie Rivera (12-1) in a featherweight bout that will serve as the evening’s co-main event.

Cody Stevens MMAStevens became a member of Team Intimidation last year, and he has been a staple on the Ohio MMA scene since making his amateur debut in 2006. A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Stevens won amateur and professional titles for the NAAFS, and he has faced some of the toughest fighters in the Midwest and the world. “The Wolverine” has faced Saul Almeida, TUF veteran Jeff Smith, and current UFC fighter Wilson Reis, and he holds victories over Anthony Durnell, UFC veteran Donny Walker and he earned a victory over UFC veteran Dustin Neace at RFO: Big Guns 12 in August 2013. Most recently, he competed against Asian MMA legend Shinya Aoki at ONE FC 11 in Singapore last October.

In 2012, Stevens won a scholarship to train at the legendary Tiger Muay Thai gym in Phuket, Thailand. Since moving to Thailand to train, Stevens has drastically improved as a fighter, and it has shown during his last 3 fights. This will mark the third straight fight where Stevens will wear the Intimidation logo in his fight.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing Ohio based MMA & MX clothing brand 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.

 

Photo courtesy of Mike Wrobel, ShootItMMA.com

Weekend MMA Recap: Rebecca Heintzman impresses Atlantic City, NJ crowd winning pro debut on highly successful weekend

There was some serious Team Intimidation flavor at the Cage Fury Fighting Championships 28 event over the weekend in Atlantic City, as two sponsored fighters were in action at the event. Following up on on a perfect 6-0 amateur career, Rebecca Heintzman (1-0) made a successful debut at the event, as she submitted Allison Haynes (0-1) in the second round of their bout. Rebecca Heintzman MMAHeintzman (pictured, right) continues to be a part of Intimidation’s support for women’s MMA, as the rising star is one of the sport’s best prospects. Also at CFFC 28, Julian Lane (5-3-1) dropped a razor thin split decision to unbeaten prospect Paul Felder (6-0) in one of the night’s featured bouts. Lane will now travel to Pittsburgh to headline Pinnacle FC 5 against another unbeaten foe in Joey Holt next month.

Team Intimidation was also represented well at the Extreme Cage Combat 18 event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as Intimidation served as a sponsor for the Canadian event. UFC veteran David Loiseau put on a show in the main event, as he claimed the ECC light heavyweight title with a 15-second TKO victory over Mike Kent. Matt McGrath also claimed the ECC welterweight title with a 3rd round TKO victory over Christ Franck at the event.

Team Intimidation was also on hand sponsoring the Blaze Kids Challenge near Chicago, as Premier Fight Supply represented the brand at the event. The event, designed to get kids to be more active, featured strength tests, explosion tests, speed tests, and more and continues Intimidation’s strong push into the Chicago market.

In Intimidation Alumni news, UFC veteran Charlie Brenneman (pictured, left) picked up a win over Kyle Baker in the CFFC 28 main event, and he is now 4-0 since being cut by the UFC last year and dropping to lightweight. Charlie Brenneman - IntimidationBrenneman seems poised to get the call from the UFC yeat again having now reinvented himself as a lightweight after a 4-4 run at 170lbs in the UFC from 2010-2012. Also, former Bellator tournament finalist Luis Nogueira returned stateside for the first time in more than a year, as the Brazilian submitted Frank Baca with an arm triangle choke in the first round at Bellator 105.

Looking ahead, Intimidation will have a busy first weekend of November, as Team Intimidation will be on hand sponsoring and selling at both the UVC 26 event in Columbus, Ohio, and Hardrock MMA 58 event in Bowling Green, Kentucky with crews on hand at both events.

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 FOX, 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.

 

Heintzman photo courtesy of CFFC.

Intimidation to sponsor Rebecca Heintzman in pro debut at CFFC 28 in Atlantic City, New Jersey

October 20, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is excited to announce its sponsorship of Rebecca Heintzman in her upcoming professional MMA debut later this month. Heintzman is set to compete at the Cage Fury Fighting Championships 28 event on October 26 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Heintzman will walk out wearing Intimidation’s new pink women’s “Support Local MMA” tee which she is pictured in.

Rebecca Heintzman MMAHeintzman polished off a perfect 6-0 amateur record late last year, as she claimed the NAAFS amateur women’s flyweight championship with a unanimous decision win over Rachel Sazoff at the Intimidation-sponsored NAAFS: Night of Champions 2012 event. The Western New York product was named the 2012 Breakout Amateur Fighter of the Year by Promoting Real Women, and she is also currently pursuing her doctoral degree in wetland ecosystems at Binghamton University. The elite athlete also played 2 years of lacrosse and 4 years of soccer while she was an undergraduate at Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania.

As an instructor at the Power of One MMA gym in Vestal, New York, Heintzman joins a growing group in that region sponsored by Intimidation. The brand recently sponsored an amateur event by TNT Promotions in the area, along with sponsoring professional fighter Kyle “Kyote” Rozewski, a native of the area who is also a leader in the fight to get MMA legalized and regulated in New York.

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 to sponsor Julian Lane at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 28 in Atlantic City, New Jersey

October 20, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Julian “Nitrane” Lane in his upcoming bout on October 26th. Lane (5-2-1) is set to travel to Atlantic City, where he will take on Paul Felder (5-0) in a featured professional bout at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 28.

Julian Lane MMAA veteran of The Ultimate Fighter 16, Lane also competed once for Bellator, where he stopped Joe Heiland with a guillotine in the first round at Bellator 66 in April 2012. He started a busy 2013 with a loss to Nick Duell in March fighting for the NAAFS then scored a first round submission over James Reese at Fight Time 15 in Florida in June. A fan favorite in Mansfield, he recently returned to his hometown for the first time since 2011, when he fought to a draw with fellow Bellator veteran Rocky Edwards at RFO: Big Guns 12 Resurrection. Known for his aggressive striking and power, Lane looks to add to the win column against the undefeated Felder as he fights for the CFFC promotion for the second time this calendar year.

Along with sponsoring Lane, Intimidation is also set to sponsor veteran amateur fighter Rebecca Heintzman in her professional debut at the event against Allison Haynes (0-0).

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.

Intimidation to sponsor UFC veteran Charlie Brenneman at CFFC 23 in Atlantic City, New Jersey

August 6, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of UFC veteran Charlie “The Spainard” Brenneman. Charlie Brenneman MMABrenneman returns to action at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 26 on August 17th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Fighting in the CFFC Lightweight title fight, Brenneman (18-5) is set to take on South Carolina product Ronnie Rogers, a veteran of nearly 30 professional fights and winner in 5 of his past 6 bouts.

Brenneman made the transition to 155 pounds after being cut from the UFC last year, and he celebrated his new weight class with a second round submission win over Eric Irvin at VFL 40 in January. He then signed a 3-fight deal with CFFC and proceeded to win two more fights to improve to 3-0 in 2013. The ultra-popular native of Central Pennsylvania owns 9 career stoppage victories and owns notable victories over Rick Story, Amilcar Alves and Jason High during his UFC days. Charlie Brenneman MMAHe now trains with Dan and Jim Miller in Eastern PA at the AMA Fight Club.

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.

Weekend Recap: Rozewski & Hanson impress as Intimidation continues sponsorship of NAAFS, Art of War MMA events

Intimidation Clothing continues to be the country’s biggest supporter of local MMA, and that much was evident in the sponsoring of two major local events in two Midwestern states over the weekend, as well as multiple fighters.

Tony Castillo & Dustin KempfNAAFS: Caged Vengeance 14 took place in Carrollton, Ohio, and Intimidation Clothing was on hand yet again. In addition to serving as a title sponsor for the event, Intimidation also sponsored the winners in both professional bouts, as Kyle Rozewski and Wes Hanson were both victorious. Rozewski (3-3) evened his pro record in the co-main event, as he submitted Rhett Northcraft (1-4) with a rear naked choke after dropping him with a head kick. In the main event, Wes Hanson (1-0) stopped Chaz Holloway (0-1) with a guillotine choke after a back-and-forth bout. Scheduled to fight in the night’s main event, Dustin Kempf (pictured, right with Tony Castillo) saw his opponent withdraw with an injury the week of the fight. Check out a full recap of the Caged Vengeance 14 event on the Ohio MMA News website.

Art of War 7 took place in Indianapolis, and Intimidation was on hand selling at its official booth as a continued sponsor of events by Mad Wolf Promotions. Intimidation sponsored amateur Cameron VanCamp earned the lightweight title by defeating Markus Hall via rear naked choke in the first round, and Dustin Parrish dropped an extremely close split decision to Sean Fallon in the main event in what was perhaps the most anticipated amateur bout in Indiana MMA history. For a full recap of the Art of War 7 event, check out the Bluegrass MMA website.

Intimidation will be back in action with two events this weekend, as the crew will travel to Athens, Ohio for UVC 25 at the Athens County Fair. Also sponsored will be the American Grappling Challenge event near Akron and a Saturday night MMA event from Victorium MMA in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Victorium MMA event in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming Victorium MMA event, “Episode II,” on August 10th in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Local MMA - IntimidationAs the only all professional MMA organization in Virginia, Victorium MMA is quickly rising as one of the premier promoters in the East. The event features 13 professional bouts, including the premiere of the 115-pound male division in the U.S.

Along with the MMA event, Victorium MMA is also supporting the We Support Sam and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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.

Intimidation to sponsor Andrew Osborne at CFFC 23 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 10, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of professional lightweight Andrew “Ozzy the Brute” Osborne in his upcoming bout at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 23 this weekend in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Osborne (6-5) is set to take on Mike Bannon (4-1) in a featured pro bout.

Andrew Osborne MMAWith a record of 3-1-1 in his last five bouts, Osborne is one of the best up and coming fighters on the east coast. After going on a 4-fight unbeaten streak, he lost via arm bar to Ryan LaFlare when he stepped up in weight class to challenge for the Ring of Combat welterweight title in January. Known for his well rounded style, Osborne has taken on all comers in his 2-year career and plans to continue to do so.

CFFC 23 will also feature the organizational debut of UFC veteran Charlie Brenneman, who will also be sponsored by Intimidation for the second consecutive fight.

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 to sponsor UFC veteran Charlie Brenneman at CFFC 23 on April 12 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 4, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of UFC veteran Charlie “The Spainard” Brenneman in his upcoming main event bout at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 23 on April 12 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Charlie Brenneman MMABrenneman (16-5) is set to take on Florida product Robert Goodridge (5-1) in a 155-pound bout at the event, which takes place just outside of Philadelphia.

Brenneman made the transition to 155 pounds after being cut from the UFC last year, and he celebrated his new weight class with a second round submission win over Eric Irvin at VFL 40 in January. Now, he returns to lightweight and has a new home after signing a 3-fight deal with CFFC. The ultra-popular native of Central Pennsylvania owns 8 career stoppage victories and owns notable victories over Rick Story, Amilcar Alves and Jason High during his UFC days. Charlie Brenneman MMAHe now trains with Dan and Jim Miller in Eastern PA at the AMA Fight Club.

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 Clothing products can be found for sale online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can also learn more about everything from MMA blood work to championship belts from Intimidation Interactive Media, the marketing wing of the company on Twitter, Intimidation Interactive Media, @IntimidationIM. Follow Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and @IntimidationMMA on Twitter.

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