Intimidation Weekend #MMA Recap: Mojo Horne, Lee Morrison score impressive wins on busy weekend

It was a busy weekend for Team Intimidation, with fighters competing in different corners of the world and on large shows. Most notably, longtime Team Intimidation member Billy “Mojo” Horne (12-4) made quick work of Kelly Pennington (2-3) in the main event at Absolute Action MMA 35 in Northern Kentucky. Mojo Horne poses with fansThe Cincinnati native submitted Pennington in less than two minutes with a rear naked choke. A Strikeforce and Bellator veteran, Horne (pictured with fans, right) made his first appearance in nearly a year, as he also submitted Trey Houston with a rear naked choke in the first round in his last outing at Bellator 78.

Also, new Team Intimidation member Lee Morrison (13-3) was victorious at M-1 Challenge 42 in St. Petersburg, Russia, as he earned a split decision over Mikhail Malyutin (27-11). The Washington product was also featured in MMAjunkie.com’s ‘Fight Path’ series leading up to his fight and is one of the newest member of Team Intimidation (pictured, left).

Lee Morrison MMAAt ONE FC 11 in Singapore, Ohio native Cody “The Wolverine” Stevens (11-6-1) came up just short in the biggest fight of his life, as he dropped a unanimous decision to veteran Shinya Aoki (34-6) in the night’s co-main event.

In Intimidation Alumni news, Jessica “Evil” Eye (11-1) was victorious in her UFC debut, as she took home a split decision win over former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman (16-3) at UFC 166 in Houston. Two other Intimidation Alumni – heavyweight Eric Prindle and welterweight Karl Amoussou – came up short at Bellator 104 on Friday night.

Jessica Eye MMA - BellatorMeanwhile, the Intimidation crew was live in Parma, Ohio near Cleveland at the PRIME Wrestling “Wrestlution” event where a large crowd took in some Independent Circuit pro wrestling on Sunday afternoon.

Upcoming this weekend, Team Intimidation will be busy at the Cage Fury Fighting Championships 28 event in Atlantic City, New Jersey as sponsored fighter and “The Ultimate Fighter 16” veteran Julian “Night Train” Lane (5-2-1) is set to take on undefeated prospect Paul Felder (5-0), and top female prospect Rebecca Heintzman (0-0) will make her pro debut after a perfect 6-0 amateur career. Also, Team Intimidation alum and UFC veteran Charlie Brenneman (18-5) will take on Kyle Baker (11-4) for the CFFC lightweight title in the main event.

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.

WWE superstars don Intimidation/Wright’s Gym tees in photos during visit to Pittsburgh

October 10, 2013 by  
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With WWE’s Monday Night Raw taking place in Pittsburgh earlier this week, a handful of the top pro wrestling superstars stopped in for workouts at official Intimidation Clothing dealer Wright’s Gym in Crafton just outside of the Steel City.

WWE Stars Wright's Gym PittsburghAll of those WWE superstars – including 2-time WWE champion Daniel Bryan, current United States champion Dean Ambrose, 4-time Intercontinental champion Kofi Kingston, former United States champion Antonio Cesaro, and current WWE tag team champion Seth Rollins – were given an official Wright’s Gym/Intimidation co-branded tee shirt.

The pro wrestling superstars were looking for a gym that is for elite athletes, and what they found was Wright’s Gym in Pittsburgh, who was also featured in a recent Intimidation Dealer Spotlight piece.

For more information, check out www.wrightsgym.com, or find them on Facebook.

For more custom gym apparel from Intimidation Clothing, visit IntimidationClothing.com.

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 Pro Wrestling Freedom anniversary event on October 5th in Corbin, Kentucky

October 1, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming Pro Wrestling Freedom first anniversary event, entitled Anniversario, on October 5 in Corbin, Kentucky.

PWF WrestlingThe main event will feature current PWF champion Kyle Matthews defending his title against Lennox Norris. Norris is one of only three men to defeat Matthews during his time in the organization and is the only loss that he has yet to avenge.

Along with its sponsorship of PWF events, Intimidation Clothing is also in the process of adding a custom PWF/Intimidation tee to the company’s expansive lineup of designs.

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.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Pro Wrestling Freedom event on September 21st in Williamsburg, Kentucky

September 16, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming event, Pro Wrestling Freedom presents Battle in the Burg, which is set to take place on September 21 in Williamsburg, Kentucky. The event takes place at the National Guard Armory, with bell time being 7:30 PWF Pro Wrestlingpm.

The main event will feature the first ever meeting between NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion Jason “The Gift” Kincaid and PWF Junior Ace “Picture Perfect” Jordan Kage. These two rising stars have defeated the best, and now they will square off to see who is truly the best pound for pound Junior Heavyweight in wrestling today.

Along with its sponsorship of PWF events, Intimidation Clothing is also in the process of adding a custom PWF/Intimidation tee to the company’s expansive lineup of designs.

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.

Intimidation Clothing announces acquisition of Indiana-based Headlock Gear

July 17, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the completed acquisition of the Indiana-based apparel company Headlock Gear. headlock01The Headlock brand focused on making t-shirts, and was primarily featured as professional wrestling walkout apparel.

“Intimidation continues to grow, and we are always looking for great additions to our company and brand,” stated Intimidation Clothing CEO Luke Jernigan. “Headlock Gear already has a built-in market in the professional wrestling realm, and we plan on making great use of those relationships that have already been built.”

Best known for sponsoring some of the best wrestlers in the Midwest, Headlock Gear made massive headway on the independent scene before being acquired by Intimidation. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed, but an agreement in the acquisition includes the distribution of the remaining Headlock Gear products through Intimidation’s strong list of sales channels.

“Headlock Gear was established in April of 2011 when we decided to develop apparel for pro wrestling,” said Headlock Gear owner Chris Kinser. headlock02“We sponsored and had various wrestlers represent HLg like WWE’s Kassius Ohno, former ROH World Champion Kevin Steen, and Former WCW World Tag Team Champion Scotty Riggs. HLg also developed Signature Series shirts for International Drake Younger and the Kentucky Buffet of Matt Cage and Alex Castle. Headlock Gear was worn by tons of independent wrestling of the Midwest.”

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 Clothing to sponsor and sell at PRIME Wrestling event in Cleveland, Ohio on June 14th

June 9, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that it will sponsor several bouts for TV taping and will have a booth selling at the PRIME Wrestling event in Cleveland, Ohio on June 14th. A night later, the brand will continue their dominance of combat sports in Northeast Ohio as they continue to sponsor the Rocktagon MMA events at Rocktagon XXVII on Cleveland.

Prime WrestlingTaking place at the Agora Theater in Cleveland, PRIME Wrestling will feature a tables match for the Prime Championship, as well as other Northeast Ohio favorites including Johnny Gargano, Krimson, and more. The event will be taped for future showings on FOX SportsTime Ohio, which is also the home of the Intimidation-sponsored NAAFS Cage Fighting show.

For more information, visit www.PRIMEwrestling.com.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel & combat sports training gear with a growing national presence and over 45 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 in selling the Intimidation brand can apply to become an Intimidation Clothing dealer and Intimidation products 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 sponsored pro wrestler Chris LeRusso participates in TNA’s Gut Check Challenge

January 29, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing sponsored professional wrestler Chris LeRusso is a candidate for the TNA Gut Check Challenge. A competition between wrestlers who have had tryouts with TNA, the fans get to vote who they would like to see earn a spot on the TNA main roster. Chris LeRusso - PWX WrestlingTo vote for LeRusso, click here and then vote for him in Bracket 2 (under his real name Christopher Kenny).

LeRusso got his start in pro wrestling after earning his black belt in Tae Kwan Do as a kid. From there, he entered pro wrestling school and carved out a niche for himself as a popular wrestler in the Tristate Area, winning several titles along the way. Also a member of Fight Club Pittsburgh, LeRusso trains alongside Intimidation-sponsored MMA fighters like Mark Cherico, Adam Milstead, Justin Steave and many more.

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 70 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 pro wrestler Chris LeRusso set for busy January at events in Pennsylvania & West Virginia

January 2, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing-sponsored pro wrestler Chris LeRusso is readying himself for a busy start to 2013. The fast-rising star will compete three times in six days, beginning January 6th in Wheeling, West Virginia. There, the Diamond Division Champion will compete against an opponent to be named at Black Diamond Wrestling at the Diamondplex. The following Friday, he will compete once again for Pro Wrestling eXpress at the Wrestleplex in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Chris LeRusso - PWX WrestlingThe following night, the scrappy warrior will return to West Virginia, this time in Shinnston, to compete for American Pro Wrestling Alliance. More information on all bouts can be found on his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chris.lerusso.

LeRusso got his start in pro wrestling after earning his black belt in Tae Kwan Do as a kid. From there, he entered pro wrestling school and carved out a niche for himself as a popular wrestler in the Tristate Area, winning several titles along the way. Also a member of Fight Club Pittsburgh, LeRusso trains alongside Intimidation-sponsored MMA fighters like Mark Cherico, Adam Milstead, Justin Steave and many more.

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 70 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 to sponsor Chris LeRusso in PWX “Best of Pittsburgh” qualifier this Friday

December 12, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of “The Untouchable” Chris LeRusso (@ChrisLeRusso) in a qualifying match for the last spot in the “Best of Pittsburgh” tournament this Friday in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Chris LeRusso - PWX WrestlingThe bout will be a four-way match-up in the Pro Wrestling Express organization at “Christmas Chaos.” The other competitors in the match-up will be Tony Johnson, Jason Cage and Tony Flash.

LeRusso got his start in pro wrestling after earning his black belt in Tae Kwan Do as a kid. From there, he entered pro wrestling school and carved out a niche for himself as a popular wrestler in the Tristate Area, winning several titles along the way. Also a member of Fight Club Pittsburgh, LeRusso trains alongside Intimidation-sponsored MMA fighters like Mark Cherico, Adam Milstead, Justin Steave, Cody Garbrandt and many more.

For more information on the PWX “Christmas Chaos” event, visit www.pwxtv.com.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle 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 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 Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and follow the Intimidation brand on Twitter.

Intimidation to sponsor Chris LeRusso in Pro Wrestling Express bout on Saturday near Pittsburgh, PA

November 21, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of “The Untouchable” Chris LeRusso (@ChrisLeRusso) in his rubber match against “The Trending Topic” Jack Pollock at the Pro Wrestling Express event in McKeesport, Pennsylvania on Saturday night. Chris LeRusso - PWX WrestlingAs the PWX 3 Rivers champion, LeRusso is one of the most popular wrestlers in the PWX organization and is on the verge of a title shot.

LeRusso got his start in pro wrestling after earning his black belt in Tae Kwan Do as a kid. From there, he entered pro wrestling school and carved out a niche for himself as a popular wrestler in the Pennsylvania/Ohio/West Virginia area, winning several titles along the way. Also a member of Fight Club Pittsburgh, LeRusso trains alongside Intimidation-sponsored MMA fighters like Mark Cherico, Adam Milstead, Justin Steave, and Cody Garbrandt.

Check out video of the last meeting between LeRusso and Pollock below.

For more information on the PWE “Do or Die” event, visit www.pwxtv.com.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle 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 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 Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and follow the Intimidation brand on Twitter.