Tim “Fatboy” Dunn impresses with KO in pro debut at UVC 22 in Columbus, Ohio (video)

February 18, 2013 by  
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Intimidation is proud to sponsor a variety of great MMA fighters across the USA, and Tim “Fatboy” Dunn is one of the most impressive young fighters on Team Intimidation (#TeamIntimidation on Twitter). Tim Dunn MMADunn, who made his pro debut at UVC 22: Mayhem at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus against James Dishong over the weekend, proved why he was the  No. 1 ranked heavyweight in the Ohio MMA Amateur Heavyweight rankings.

After landing a couple of hard kicks early in the round and trading with the taller Dishong, Dunn landed a vicious left hook midway through the 1st round to drop Dishong and score the KO victory. Not only does the win put Dunn on the map as a pro, but it proves that his opponents will always need to be aware of the bricks he has for hands.

Dunn won the UVC heavyweight title twice as an amateur, including a 33-second knockout over Larry Shuck at UVC 19 last February that propelled him into the upper echelon of amateur fighters in Ohio. Tim Dunn MMAAfter that, he also won the American MMA Ohio Championships in the heavyweight division in Cincinnati, and then claimed the OFC interim heavyweight title with a TKO victory over Will Duffy in December.

Intimidation Clothing also served as a title sponsor of the UVC 22 event, and sponsored professional fighters Dan Spohn, Isaac Steele and Dishong.

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.

Weekend Recap: Intimidation sponsored pros impress at events in Columbus & Philadelphia

Along with being a title sponsor of the UVC 22: Mayhem event in Columbus, Intimidation Clothing was also a sponsor of all three professionals who were victorious at the event. Dan Spohn, Tim Dunn, and Isaac Steele all picked up professional victories to represent Team Intimidation well. In addition, Chris Dempsey picked up his second win in a row in Philadelphia.

Tim Dunn MMADan Spohn (pictured below, left) snapped a three-fight losing streak by submitting Chicagoan Rob Morrow in the UVC 22 main event with a rear naked choke. After showing off his counter punching in the first round, Spohn earned the takedown in the second and worked to take Morrow’s back to sink in the choke. Video of the fight is below.

After an 11-2 amateur career and being ranked the No. 1 heavyweight in Ohio, Tim “Fatboy” Dunn (pictured, right) made his professional debut at UVC 22 on Saturday night. With all of his “Fatboy” fans in attendance, he knocked out James Dishong in the first round to move his pro record to 1-0. Dishong looked good using his reach advantage landing his jab early in the fight, as the Ronin Training Center and Ohio Combat Sports product was also sponsored by Intimidation.

Isaac Steele capped off the night with a TKO victory over Tommy Roberts, as he moved his pro record to 4-0 and his overall record to 9-0 including his amateur career. Dan Spohn MMAThe Team Jorge Gurgel product looked great in his victory and despite being quite humble asked when his title shot will come in the post-fight interview. In addition, Intimidation sponsored multiple amateur fighters on the card including Corey Dulaney and three fighters from the popular Ronin Training Center in Columbus.

At XCC: Mayhem in Philadelphia, former collegiate All-American Chris Dempsey picked up his second straight win over Bellator MMA veteran Chris Wing. He moves up to 4-1 in his pro MMA career and looks to continue his winning ways.

“The Professional Predator,” Brian Rogers, was in also action at Bellator MMA 89 in the Season 8 Middleweight Tournament, but he was unfortunately unable to come away with a win against the tough Dan Cramer in Charlotte, NC. The highly motivated Rogers will undoubtedly be eager to step back into the cage in the coming months and will also be one of the select fighters signing autographs at the Intimidation booth at the 2013 Arnold Sports Festival.

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.

Weekend recap: Intimidation completes highly successful weekend at Midwest Fight Series in Indianapolis

Intimidation Clothing returned to the Hoosier State on Friday night for the second appearance of the Midwest Fight Series, an MMA promotion owned in part by UFC veteran Chris Lytle. It was the first pro/am event for MFS, and Intimidation was on hand with a highly successful night as both a presenting sponsor and at the company’s booth. Lytle himself stopped by to get a picture with the Intimidation crew after sporting the brand at weigh-ins the night before.Chris Lytle at Intimidation booth

Intimidation also sponsored Fabricio Guerriero in the Bellator featherweight tournament on Thursday night live on Spike TV, but he came up short in his bid to make it to the semifinals despite putting on a highly entertaining fight against Frodo Khasbulaev.

In the coming week, Intimidation will have yet anoth er fighter in Bellator tournament action, as Brian Rogers competes in the middleweight tournament Thursday night on Spike TV against Dan Cramer at Bellator 89 in Charlotte, North Carolina. “The Professional Predator” is looking to win the tournament to earn a rematch against new Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and possibly avenge his Bellator 66 loss to Andreas Spang. Spang is also a member of the 185 pound tournament on the opposite side of the bracket and fighting on the same card as Rogers on Thursday night.

The Intimidation crew will also be in attendance at UVC 22: Mayhem in Columbus on Saturday, where Intimidation will once again serve as a presenting sponsor with a fully-stocked both. Four of six professional fighters on the card will also be sponsored by the popular brand, including main eventer Dan Spohn, unbeaten welterweight Isaac Steele, and heavyweights Tim Dunn and James Dishong in their highly anticipated co-main event match-up.

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 unbeaten pro Isaac Steele at UVC 22 on Feb. 16 in Columbus, Ohio

February 10, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of unbeaten professional fighter Isaac Steele at UVC 22: Mayhem on Feb. 16 at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, Ohio. Steele is set to take on Tennessee native Tommy Roberts in a 170-pound bout in a featured fight at the event.

Steele has never lost in his MMA career, as he made his pro debut on the heels of a 5-0 amateur record in 2011. Since turning pro, he has gone 3-0, including two first round submission wins. Most recently, he earned a unanimous decision over Charles Dove Jr. at NAAFS: Caged Fury 18 in August. Now training at the Jorge Gurgel Academy near Cincinnati, Steele is one of the top prospects in the state of Ohio.

A former UVC amateur welterweight champion, Steele will return to UVC action for the first time since earning a TKO over Shane Gifford at UVC 10 in 2010. In addition to Steele, the Intimidation brand will sponsor heavyweights Tim Dunn and James Dishong along with light heavyweight Dan Spohn in the night’s main event.

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 heavyweight James Dishong in pro debut at UVC 22 in Columbus, Ohio

February 4, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of heavyweight James Dishong, who will make his professional debut at UVC 22 against Tim Dunn (0-0) on February 16 in Columbus, Ohio. James Dishong MMAThe matchup features two of the top three amateur heavyweights in Ohio, who agreed to meet months ago after never getting the opportunity to square off as amateurs.

A former UVC super heavyweight champion, Dishong made his goal of making the heavyweight division come true after dedicating himself to dropping weight. Upon making the heavyweight division, he immediately proved to be one of the top fighters in the Buckeye State before deciding to turn pro. Dishong has trained with some of the best in Central Ohio, as he started his career with jiu-jitsu black belt Dustin Ware at Ohio Combat Sports Academy before deciding to cross train at Ronin Training Center. Outside of the cage, Dishong works for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and is a US Army veteran.

In addition to Dishong, Intimidation will be sponsoring pros Isaac Steele, Dan Spohn and Dishong’s opponent, Tim Dunn, at the UVC event.

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 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 Tim Dunn in pro debut at UVC 22 in Columbus, Ohio

January 30, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of heavyweight Tim “Fatboy” Dunn, who will make his pro debut at UVC 22: Mayhem on February 16 at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, Ohio against James Dishong (0-0). Dunn (0-0) make his pro debut on the strength of four straight wins in 2012, which earned him 2012 Ohio MMA Amateur Fighter of the Year honors as well as a No. 1 ranking in the Ohio MMA Amateur Heavyweight rankings.

Tim Dunn MMADunn won the UVC heavyweight title twice as an amateur, including a 33-second knockout over Larry Shuck at UVC 19 last February that propelled him into the upper echelon of amateur fighters in Ohio. After that, he also won the American MMA Ohio Championships in the heavyweight division in Cincinnati, and then claimed the OFC interim heavyweight title with a TKO victory over Will Duffy in December.

The matchup against Dishong could be his toughest test to date, however, as the Portsmouth native takes on an opponent who is ranked No. 3 in the Ohio Amateur Heavyweight rankings.

Intimidation Clothing will also serve as a title sponsor of the UVC 22: Mayhem event, and will also sponsor professional fighters Dan Spohn and Isaac Steele.

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 Clothing to sponsor Bellator vet Dan Spohn in UVC 22 main event in Columbus, Ohio

January 28, 2013 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is proud to announce its sponsorship of light heavyweight Dan “Dragon” Spohn in the main event at UVC 22: Mayhem, which takes place on February 16th at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus, Ohio. Spohn (6-3) will make his UVC debut against Chicago product Rob Morrow (6-12) in a 205-pound bout.

Dan Spohn MMASpohn enters the bout looking for redemption, as he attempts to rebuild his career after three straight losses inside the Bellator cage. Two of the losses were split decisions – including one to current No. 1 contender Attila Vegh – and the third was a submission loss to Josh Stansbury that also cost him his NAAFS light heavyweight title. Ready for his road to redemption, Spohn has changed his training camp to the way it was earlier in his career, when he started off 6-0 including a 9-second knockout via knee strike in his Bellator debut.

Spohn also receives the opportunity to fight in his adopted hometown of Columbus for the first time, and he anticipates a very welcoming crowd made up of fans from Columbus and his hometown of Cambridge.

Intimidation Clothing will also serve as a title sponsor of the UVC 22: Mayhem event, and will also sponsor pro fighters Tim Dunn, James Dishong and Isaac Steele along with Spohn.

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.

 

Photo courtesy of Intimidation Interactive Media.