Intimidation to sponsor Matt “Angerfist” Anderson at Friday’s UVC 23 event in Columbus, Ohio

Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce that it will sponsor welterweight/middleweight Matt “Angerfist” Anderson (@AngerFistMMA) in his UVC debut at UVC 23: Invasion on May 10th. Anderson is set to take on fellow Ohioan Jeremy Karshner in a featured professional middleweight contest at the event.

Matt Anderson MMAA native of Central Ohio who has spent time training in Logan, OH, Matt “Angerfist” Anderson (0-1 pro, 6-3 amateur) completed his amateur MMA career in October 2012 before dropping his pro debut in February 2013. As an a amateur Anderson was the International Cage Fighting Alliance Welterweight Champion, former National Fighting Circuit Welterweight Champion and the 2007 Bando National Champion. Four of his last five fights as an amateur were title fights for the NFC, OFC and ICFA. His opponent for this fight, Karshner, will be making his pro debut completing a 6-4 amateur career in December 2012.

Along with serving as a title sponsor for the UVC event, Intimidation will once again sponsor at least one pro in the evening’s top three professional bouts. Anderson joins main event competitor Luke Zachrich and co-headliner Dan Spohn as well as pros Joe Heiland and Cornelius Godfrey as well as multiple amateurs who will also be sponsored by the popular clothing brand, and Intimidation will also be live on scene selling its popular brand of t-shirts, hats, hoodies, and more.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of lifestyle apparel & combat sports 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.

Kirk, Penn & Stansbury score wins to highlight stellar weekend for Intimidation Clothing

The Intimidation brand was out in full force over the weekend sponsoring fighters in Minnesota, Ohio and West Virginia and had yet another great weekend. In addition to selling at Bellator 71 in Chester, West Virginia, at an event that featured several local fighters and the opening round of the Summer Series 2012 Light Heavyweight Tournament, Intimidation representatives were also on hand at NFC 7: Field of Fury in Carroll, Ohio talking to many of the top MMA related businesses from the Columbus/Central Ohio area. Once the dust settled the weekend proved to be a highly successful one with new sponsorships and additional dealers expected to come from the events.

William Penn MMAOn Friday night at Bellator 71 the Intimidation brand had five fighters scheduled to be sponsored but after John Hawk’s fight was cancelled just four stepped into the Bellator cage. The big winner on the night was Josh “The Sandman” Stansbury who submitted Dan Spohn in the first round to win the NAAFS Light Heavyweight title in his Bellator debut. Now 4-2, Stansbury is riding high with four straight wins and some new hardware.

On Saturday night at NFC 7 in Carroll, Ohio, the main event featured William “The King” Penn (pictured, right) in yet another impressive performance as he scored a TKO win over Jason Riley. While both men wore Intimidation’s premium quality EliteFighter board shorts, Penn, a Bellator veteran, won his 4th straight fight. He now has wins over a UFC veteran josh Hendricks in November 2011 for the NAAFS and a win over Strikeforce vet Riley this past weekend for the NFC.

Also on Saturday the Intimidation brand sponsored Bellator veteran Nick Kirk for the first time. Coming off his first career pro loss at Bellator 67 in May, Kirk bounced back nicely scoring a TKO win at the 4:59 mark of round one. Kirk used improved boxing skills to defeat his opponent by TKO and improve to 8-1 as a pro.

Another busy weekend is upcoming for Intimidation with the company’s first ever sponsorship of a RFO event in Mansfield, Ohio. In addition to selling at RFO: Mansfield Mayhem 12 the brand will be sponsoring several amateur fighters including Ryan Lose, Joe Callari and Dan Ramacciato from GriffonRawl MMA Academy, Brandon Poindexter from the Evolve Fight Team and Jake Anderson.

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 regularly being featured on multiple events on MTV2, EpixHD and SportsTime Ohio as well as MMA highlight shows on Spike TV and HDNet. 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 Clothing to sponsor Bryant Whitaker at NFC 7 in Carroll, Ohio

June 15, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Indiana based welterweight Bryant Whitaker at the June 23rd NFC 7 event. Whitaker, a product of Area 52 MMA in Muncie, Indiana, one of Intimidation’s newest authorized dealers, will face off with Columbus, Ohio based Nathan Clark (1-0) in a 160 pound catchweight battle. The event, NFC 7: Field of Fury will take place on June 23rd in Carroll, Ohio.

Bryant Whitaker (1-1) completed an amazing 30-3 amateur MMA career in late 2011 making his pro debut in January 2012. After winning his pro debut he faced off with another of the top prospects in the Midwest in Zach Freeman (5-0) where he lost via 1st round submission. Now looking to bounce back, Whitaker will take on Buckeye MMA’s Nathan Clark just 30 minutes from his home gym. No doubt walking into hostile territory, the Area 52 MMA product will look to spoil the party for the hometown crowd.

The sponsorship of Bryant Whitaker adds to a growing presence by the Intimidation brand in both Central Ohio and throughout Indiana. Area 52 MMA in Muncie, Indiana, is one of three new dealers expected to become official in the coming week and Intimidation Clothing has already announced a huge push in the Columbus, Ohio area with the announced title sponsorship of UVC 20 at the Ohio State Fair on August 4th. In addition, Intimidation has also announced sponsorships of both TUF & Bellator vet Luke Zachrich and Strikeforce vet Jason Riley on this NFC 7 card.

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 Clothing to sponsor Strikeforce veteran Jason Riley at NFC 7 in Carroll, Ohio

June 11, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Columbus based heavyweight Jason Riley at the June 23rd NFC 7 event. Jason Riley MMAA 2-time Strikeforce veteran, Jason Riley (9-6) is a product of Buckeye MMA and will face off with another Midwest based heavyweight, Indiana’s William “The King” Penn (6-3). The event, NFC 7: Field of Fury will take place on June 23rd in Carroll, Ohio.

Jason “The Juggernaut” Riley (9-6, 0-2 Strikeforce) has faced many high level heavyweights including former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia and Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier. Riley will look to return to his winning ways after a 15 month layoff since fighting at Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson in Columbus, Ohio in March 2011.

Riley’s originally scheduled opponent, Mike Gordon (4-1), has been replaced by Indianapolis based heavyweight William “The King” Penn (6-3), a winner of 6 of his last 8 fights. Since losing his pro debut, Penn’s lone losses have come to UFC Heavyweight and rising star Stipe Miocic and Bellator Heavyweight Blagoi Ivanov. Most recently Penn defeated UFC veteran Josh Hendricks by KO in November 2011.

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 Clothing to sponsor Bellator and TUF 7 veteran Luke Zachrich at NFC 7 in Carroll, Ohio

June 11, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Luke Zachrich at the June 23rd NFC 7 event. Zachrich (10-2), a Bellator and TUF 7 veteran, will return to the cage for the first time in over two years as he faces Marcus Finch on the pro/am card. The event, NFC 7: Field of Fury will take place on June 23rd in Carroll, Ohio.

Luke Zachrich MMALuke Zachrich was last seen inside the cage at Bellator 16 when he lost to Eric Schambari via submission in the quarterfinals of the Bellator Season 2 Middleweight Tournament. Since that time he has remained busy training and in business and opened the Ronin Training Center in Columbus, Ohio, in late 2011 with athletes from the Ronin gym excelling in MMA events, grappling tournaments and more. In addition to Zachrich, UFC Welterweight Matt Brown regularly trains at the Ronin Training Center along with Strength Coach Andy Katzenmoyer, former NFL linebacker and Ohio State football star.

The sponsorship of Zachrich comes as part of a major expansion into the Columbus and Central Ohio market by the Intimidation brand which includes the sponsorship of heavyweight Jason Riley at this same event and the recently announced title sponsorship of UVC 20 at the Ohio State Fair. In addition, the Intimidation brand expects to announce the addition of multiple new authorized dealers selling Intimidation products in the Central Ohio area in the coming months.

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.