Intimidation & UrFight alums nominated for 2015 BluegrassMMA Awards

December 14, 2015 by  
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Multiple Intimidation and UrFight alumni have been nominated for the 2015 BluegrassMMA Awards, including alums in nearly every category.

Adam Milstead MMABluegrassMMA covers local MMA events in the Ohio Valley region, including Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and Western Pennsylvania. One of the best MMA media outlets, they have a huge footprint in the area and employ some of the best MMA journalists.

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Voting for their 2015 Awards is underway, and runs through December 31st. Check out some of the Intimidation alums who have been nominated:

Pro Fighter of the Year: Adam Townsend, Joey Holt, Nick Browne, Rob Hanna

Pro Fight of the Year: Josh Longood, Khama Worthy, Antonio Castillo Jr., Justin Steave, Rob Hanna

adam-townsend01Pro Knockout of the Year: Adam Milstead, Nick Browne

Pro Submission of the Year: Adam Townsend, Eric Moell

Event of the Year: Colosseum Combat, Hardrock MMA, NAAFS, Pinnacle FC, RFO

Promotion of the Year: Colosseum Combat, Hardrock MMA, NAAFS, Pinnacle FC, RFO

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Intimidation to release signature tee for undefeated bantamweight Nathan “Mayhem” Maness, pre-orders underway

Nathan Maness signature teeIntimidation Clothing is pleased to team up with fast-rising, undefeated bantamweight prospect Nathan Maness on the latest addition to Intimidation’s signature shirt program. Maness (5-0 pro), who has fought at weights from 135 to 155lbs, joins a exclusive list of athletes with a signature tee from Intimidation which includes UFC Hall-of-Famer Ken Shamrock, UFC bantamweights Jessica Eye & Jessamyn Duke, Bellator MMA knockout artist Brian Rogers and a variety of UFC veterans and up-and-coming stars.

> CLICK HERE to buy the Nathan “Mayhem” Maness signature tee online today!

Nathan “Mayhem” Maness recently improved his undefeated professional MMA record to 5-0 in late March to extend his unblemished record which includes a 10-0 amateur record. A veteran of two formerly-sponsored local MMA promotions by Intimidation, HOOKnSHOOT and HardRock MMA, Maness made his pro debut in July 2013. A product of Team R.O.C. in of Albemarle, North Carolina, Maness trains with UFC vet Rodney Wallace and WSOF vet Jordan Rinaldi. At age 16 Maness and some friends began “putting together little tournaments outside after watching a few UFC events.” Eventually he took his training to the next level and continues to pass each test put before him. In a world full of fighters who will not take on tough tests, Maness is no stranger to the tough fight as his last three opponents have a combined 15-1 pro record in fights outside of against the man known as “Mayhem.”

The Nathan Maness signature t-shirt will be a men’s cut regular fit black shirt made from 4.5 oz combed ringspun 100% cotton which has a super soft feel and is lightweight.

> CLICK HERE to buy the Nathan “Mayhem” Maness signature tee online today!

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA clothing & fight 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 Eric Moell in Warrior FC flyweight title fight in Hazard, Kentucky

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Cincinnati-based professional featherweight star Eric Moell, who is set to compete for the flyweight title against Lee Spurgeon (1-2) at the upcoming Warrior FC event on March 21st in Hazard, Kentucky.

Eric Moell MMAMoell, who has been sponsored by Intimidation in the past, is currently 5-3 as a pro. After 3 quick victories under the Absolute Action MMA banner to kick off his career, he signed with XFC and competed on AXS TV twice in 2013, including at the Intimidation-sponsored XFC 23 event in Louisville in April 2013. He then returned to the regional scene and racked up two more quick stoppage victories before coming up short in his last outing. Overall, he has finished all five of his victims via submission in the first round, with just one of those wins taking more than 2 minutes.

During his 7-1 amateur MMA career which ended in 2011 when he turned pro, Moell was sponsored by the Intimidation brand in multiple fights. Moell is a member of Alliance MMA in Cincinnati and fans can follow him on twitter @ericmoell.

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 continues sponsorship of flyweight Cory Alexander at Absolute Action MMA 41

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of rising star Cory Alexander in his upcoming bout on Febryar 27th in Highland Heights, Kentucky. Cory Alexander MMAAlexander (7-6) is set to take on another fast rising fighter in Cody Gabelman (2-0) in a featured pro bout at Absolute Action MMA 41 at the Bank of Kentucky Center in Northern Kentucky, just outside of Cincinnati.

Alexander has burst onto the scene as one of the sport’s more exciting prospects, and his 6-2 record at 125 pounds has put given him national exposure. His only losses at his natural weight class are to Dustin Ortiz, who is now on the UFC’s roster, and Juan Puerta (8-4) in his most recent outing.

A former state placer in wrestling during high school, Alexander took up MMA on a whim when his former wrestling coach turned down a fight that was eventually offered to him. He propelled that experience into a 10-1 amateur record, and he now comes into this fight with wins in 4 of his last 5 outings.

Cory Alexander MMAThe SSF Submission Academy product will compete as a member of Team Intimidation for the third time, as he sported the Intimidation brand for his victory over Lathral Perdue in June and his most recent bout against Puerta last September.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing MMA inspired 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.

Weekend MMA Recap: Evans, Horne & Tickle score impressive wins sponsored by Intimidation

In a MMA busy weekend across the Ohio Valley, Intimidation Clothing was represented well, including events in Ohio, Michigan, and Kentucky. Multiple fighters picked up big wins while being sponsored by the brand, including a TUF vet, a title fight winner, and a potential future UFC star.

Chris Tickle w/Daron CruickshankIntimidation sponsored the “WXC 52: Evolution” event near Detroit on August 15th, including sponsoring some of the most notable fighters on the card. While veteran pro MMA fighter Eric Moon’s fight was scrapped at the last minute, TUF 15 veteran Chris Tickle (9-7) and new WXC welterweight champ David Evans (3-1) were both able to bring home wins for the brand. Tickle, pictured with TUF 15 teammate & UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank, earned a dominant unanimous decision victory over Andrew Morais (3-2), receiving scores of 30-27 on all 3 judges’ scorecards. Evans picked up a win in the main event, outlasting the more experienced DeQuan Townsend (7-3) to earn a unanimous decision in the 5-round title fight.

Intimidation also sponsored the successful EFP: Caged Madness 31 event in Akron, Ohio. Multiple notables were in action, including Bellator veteran Robert White (4-1) in the main event. Multiple fighters who have sported the Intimidation brand in the past competed at the event, including Reggie Parks (3-2-1), Bellator veteran Dustin Kempf (6-8), and more.

And finally, longtime Intimidation sponsored fighter Billy “Mojo” Horne (15-4) racked up his fourth straight victory at Turf Wars 20 in Northern Kentucky, as he dominated Donta Wade (3-1) over 3 rounds to earn a unanimous decision in the main event. There have been rumors floating around that Mojo could be on his way to a national organization very soon.

Also in action was Team Intimidation’s own Kyle “Kyote” Rozewski as he made his pro boxing debut in Toledo, Ohio. While a decision did not go his way, Rozewski continues to focus on his upcoming training trip in China.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA clothing & fight 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 veteran “Mojo” Horne at TURF WARS 20 near Cincinnati

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its continued sponsorship of veteran MMA fighter Billy “Mojo” Horne, who will be in action on August 16 just outside of Cincinnati in Florence, Kentucky. Horne (12-4) is set to take on Donta Wade (3-0) in a featured professional bout at TURF WARS 20. A veteran of the M-1 Global and Bellator MMA promotions, Horne will look to pickup his 7th win in 9 fights.

Mojo Horne poses with fansBilly “Mojo” Horne, a pro since 2007, completed a 7-1 amateur career before starting his pro career with six straight wins. Now 12-4 as a pro with wins over WEC and Bellator MMA veterans in recent fights, Mojo looks to continue to build on the biggest win of his career, as he dominated Trey Houston at Bellator 78 in Dayton just over a year ago. Horne then followed up that win with another first round submission victory over Kelly Pennington at AAMMA 35 earlier this year. Horne will walk out with a head to toe Intimidation sponsorship, including Intimidation’s premium quality MMA fight shorts, and is one of the most popular and successful MMA fighters in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing MMA-inspired lifestyle 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.

Weekend MMA Recap: Cory Alexander continues rise to top of Flyweight division rankings

Intimidation Clothing closed out the month of June on a tear, sponsoring multiple fighters and events across the country.

Cory Alexander MMANewly sponsored fighter Cory Alexander (7-5) continued his roll in the flyweight division, earning a victory over Latrel Perdue, a late replacement for WEC veteran Mike French, in the main event of Stateline MMA’s second annual “Clarksville BMF Invitational” in his home state of Tennessee. Alexander (pictured, right) is now 6-1 at 125 pounds with his only loss coming to current UFC star Dustin Ortiz. Intimidation also sponsored amateur fighter Tony Campbell at the event, who wore one of the neon green “Intimidate Cancer” tees to support his son, who has cancer.

Intimidation was also represented at the CFFC event in Philadelphia, as Rebecca Heintzman was sponsored in her bout against Katlyn Chookagian. Rebecca Heintzman MMAHeitnzman’s perfect record was snapped, as she dropped a close decision to the debuting fighter.

Intimidation also sponsored a highly successful TURF WARS event for the first time, as TURF WARS 19 went down in Northern Kentucky just outside of Cincinnati.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA clothing & fight 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 TURF WARS 19 on June 28 in Florence, Kentucky

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming TURF WARS 19 event, which is set to take place on June 28 in Florence, Kentucky, in the Greater Cincinnati area. This will be the first event of what promises to be many TURF WARS event sponsored by the Intimidation brand.

Local MMA - IntimidationA joint venture of veteran promoter Kerry Schall and longtime trainer/fighter Rod Housley, TURF WARS is run by former fighters and has experienced massive success in the Northern Kentucky area. Intimidation has been a major supporter of Kentucky MMA, including sponsoring Hardrock MMA, XFC, Absolute Action MMA and Spartan FC events in the past few years as well as numerous fighters from the state and at events inside the borders of the Bluegrass state and is a long-time sponsor of the popular BluegrassMMA.com MMA news site. Intimidation will not have a crew on hand at this event, but future events are expected to be represented with an official booth selling official Intimidation branded merchandise.

The TURF WARS 19 card features a whopping 17 bouts, including 5 professional contests. The main event features middleweights Keith Cunagin (5-5) vs. Steve Bell (1-2). Other notables on the card include debuting heavyweight Jesseray Childrey (0-0 pro, 8-0 amateur), bantamweight Jeremy Pender (9-8), and Charles Stanford (5-2).

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA lifestyle clothing & 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.

Weekend MMA Recap: Comer dominates as Intimidation scores record weekend at CFC3 in Mentor, Ohio

Intimidation Clothing continued a busy month of June this past weekend in Ohio, as Intimidation recorded a monster night at Coveted Fighting Championship 3 East of Cleveland in Mentor, Ohio.

George Comer & Luke JerniganThe story of the night was the co-main event, where longtime Team Intimidation member George “Bonesaw” Comer (5-1) dominated Joe Lile (5-2) en route to his fifth consecutive victory. The bout was billed as a match-up of two of the top lightweight prospects in the Midwest, but Comer was dominant throughout the 15 minutes on his way to earning a clear-cut decision victory scored 30-27 by all three judges. The win puts Comer (pictured w/Intimidation CEO Luke Jernigan) even closer to contention for a spot in a national organization.

In addition to Comer’s successes inside the cage, the new “Bonesaw Nation” signature shirt (pictured, on George, left) from Intimidation was a popular item at the Intimidation booth all night. Upon making its debut, the sales of the tee continues Comer’s climb as one of the most popular Team Intimidation fighters.

Intimidation will be back in action next weekend, sponsoring Stateline MMA’s second annual “Clarksville BMF Invitational” in Clarksville, Tennessee. Along with that event, Intimidation’s Michigan crew will be at another Mad Men Promotions event in Hillsdale, Michigan. Intimidation will also sponsor TURF WARS in Northern Kentucky for the first time, as TURF WARS 19 goes down on Saturday night.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA clothing & fight 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.

Weekend Recap: Buffalo, Columbus, Indianapolis & more get a taste of Intimidation during busy weekend

The Intimidation Clothing brand continues to spread across the country, typically with multiple events in multiple states sponsored each weekend. This past weekend was no different, with 5 events sponsored across four different states, and with crews at three of the events. The culmination of sponsoring events across the Midwest and beyond, this weekend once again proved that Intimidation Clothing is indeed the biggest supporter of Local MMA in the industry.

Kyle Rozewski w/Luke JerniganIntimidation was live on hand at TNT Fight Series in Buffalo, and as the New York MMA community continues the fight to get the sport legalized in the state, organizations like TNT and owner Don Lilly are doing all they can to prove that it will be an asset to the economy. Team Intimidation fighter Kyle “Kyote” Rozewski (pictured, right w/Intimidation CEO Luke Jernigan) was on hand providing commentary for the event, and he called the action as sponsored amateur fighter David Whitman moved his record up to 2-2 with a stoppage victory.

Intimidation was also on hand at IT Fight Series 26 in Columbus, Ohio, with the organization’s debut in the capital city. The night saw a whirlwind of finishes and fans flocking to the Intimidation booth. The fights were fast and furious in the cage and the night ended as Reggie Parks – a fighter that Intimidation has worked with multiple times – took home a split decision victory in the entertaining main event.

reggie-parks02_400Intimidation’s Indiana crew was also busy, covering the Art of War 10 event in Indianapolis. One of the most consistent events in the state, Mad Wolf Promotions continues to put on shows that draw fans, who in turn flock to the Intimidation brand. Intimidation was also a sponsor for EFP’s Caged Madness 29 in Midvale, Ohio, and Hardrock MMA 65 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Looking ahead, Team Intimidation will be on hand at Coveted Fighting Championship 3 in Mentor, Ohio next weekend, and Team Intimidation fighters George Comer and Bryon McCroskey will also be in professional action on the card.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA clothing & fight 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.

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