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.

Foundation Fight Company & Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Chris Goldbaugh live on Spike.com at Bellator 71 in Chester, WV

June 15, 2012 by  
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Together with the fantastic team at Foundation Fight Company, Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of middleweight Chris Goldbaugh in his Bellator 71 fight in Chester, West Virginia. A local favorite who has a 3-1 pro record with three 1st round finishes, Goldbaugh will make his Bellator debut opposite Kevin Zalac. Chris Goldbaugh MMAAlong with the sponsorship from the Intimidation brand, Goldbaugh’s long time sponsor Foundation Fight Company will also sponsor the exciting middleweight at Bellator 71. The Goldbaugh vs. Zalac fight is scheduled to be part of the Spike.com broadcast undercard with the MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

Chris “Shenanigans” Goldbaugh (3-1) will seek his 4th straight win as he faces Kevin Zalac (3-2). A replacement for Travis Clark who was pulled from the card due to an illness in the family, Goldbaugh is a local fan favorite who completed a 8-2 amateur career while looking to improve to 4-1 as a pro. After winning his final five amateur fights Goldbaugh lost his pro debut in April 2010. Returning to the cage in early 2012, Goldbaugh has won three straight pro fights to improve to 3-1. In 11 combined ammy and pro wins Goldbaugh has finished all 11 opponents, 9 of those coming in the 1st round. The sponsorship of Goldbaugh is one of two by Intimidation Clothing and Foundation Fight Company as the two have also announced the sponsorship of Philadelphia based Brylan Van Artsdalen.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA. In addition to over 50 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts, the company is also becoming known for their premium-quality MMA fight shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.

Intimidation Clothing to sponsor Lightweight Joe Heiland live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 17, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of lightweight “Smokin” Joe Heiland at Bellator 66. Heiland, who has suffered just a single loss in eight pro fights, will make his Bellator debut as he faces Julian “Nitrane” Lane on the preliminary card in a 155 pound battle. The Bellator 66 event will take place on Friday, April 20th at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio with preliminary fights live on Spike.com at 6 pm and the live MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

“Smokin” Joe Heiland (6-1-1), a teacher by day has been a pro since 2007 and started his career with five consecutive wins. A product of the StrongStyle Fight Team from Independence, Ohio, the 30 year old Heiland has finished his opponent in three of his six pro wins. He face Lane (3-0), a 24 year old who has finished his opponent each time with two submissions and a TKO win.

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 Lightweight Julian Lane live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 17, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of lightweight Julian “Nitrane” Lane at Bellator 66. Lane, who has started his pro MMA career at 3-0, will make his Bellator debut as he faces “Smokin” Joe Heiland on the preliminary card in a 155 pound battle. The Bellator 66 event will take place on Friday, April 20th at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio with preliminary fights live on Spike.com at 6 pm and the live MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

Julian “Nitrane” Lane (3-0) completed a 7-6 amateur career in March 2011 before making his pro debut last July and is a product of Wreckroom Athletics in Mansfield, Ohio. In his three pro fights the 24 year old Lane has finished his opponent each time with two submissions and a TKO win. His opponent Heiland (6-1-1), has finished his opponent in three of his six pro wins and will also be sponsored by the Intimdiation brand.

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 to sponsor John Hawk live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 16, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of “Big” John Hawk in his Bellator 66 fight in Cleveland, Ohio. A product of the Strong Style Fight Team from Independence, OH, Hawk will face Marcus Vanttinen in a Light Heavyweight battle at the Bellator 66 event which will be held at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday night, April 20th. Hawk vs. Vanttinen is scheduled to be part of the Spike.com broadcast undercard with the MTV2 broadcast beginning at 8 pm ET.

John Hawk MMAHawk (6-4, 1-1 Bellator) will face Vanttinen (21-3), a fighter who will be making his Bellator debut at the event. Vanttinen will no doubt be walking into a hostile environment facing a home town favorite in Hawk, the former NAAFS Heavyweight Champion. Hawk defeated Allan Weickert by TKO on Spike.com at Bellator 51 in September 2011 before losing a close split decision to Roger Hollett (13-3, 1-0 Bellator) at Bellator 57 in November.

The Bellator 66 fight will mark the 6th straight fight in which Intimidation Clothing has worked with “Big” John Hawk, one of the select fighters that has his own Intimidation signature t-shirt. Fans looking to support Hawk can purchase the John Hawk signature shirt (pictured) online from Intimidation at IntimidationClothing.com.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & fight gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA. In addition to over 50 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts, the company is also becoming known for their premium-quality MMA fight shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.

Intimidation to sponsor Donny Walker in NAAFS Featherweight Title fight live on Spike.com at Bellator 66

April 15, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Donny “Eagle Eye” Walker in his NAAFS Featherweight Championship bout at Bellator 66. Walker, a 13-year MMA pro, will face Interim Champion Frank “The Tank” Caraballo at the Bellator event that will be co-promoted with the NAAFS. Bellator 66 will take place on Friday, April 20th at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Donny Walker NAAFS ChampionDonny “Eagle Eye” Walker (18-9, 0-2 UFC, @EagleEyeMMA) will step into the cage for the first time since UFC Fight Night 17 in September. Throughout his 27 career MMA fights Walker has fought primarily at 145 and 155 pounds, but made the drop to bantamweight while under contract with the UFC. Walker will make is Bellator debut opposite Frank Caraballo (8-4, 1-1 Bellator), a former lightweight who has won three straight fights at 145 lbs. Caraballo defeated Dustin Kempf by TKO after Kempf suffered a severe knee injury at Bellator 51 in September 2011.

Donny Walker has been sponsored by Intimidation Clothing since early 2010 including his entire NAAFS Featherweight Championship run and his signature win over Bellator Featherweight Tournament semifinalist Kenny Foster. Walker is 4-0 in fights where he wears Intimidation gear and the Intimidation brand is also the maker of the Donny “Eagle Eye” Walker signature shirt, the shirt he is wearing in the picture to the right and his walkout tee for Bellator 66, which was released in August 2010. Walker trains at the GriffonRawl MMA Academy in Mentor, Ohio which is owned by 4-time UFC veteran and TUF 9 lightweight semifinalist Jason “Dynamite” Dent.

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. The media and promotional wing of the company, Intimidation Interactive Media, handles everything from championship belts to MMA cage rentals, event photography and more. Fans can like Intimidation Clothing on Facebook and follow the Intimidation brand on Twitter.

 

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Intimidation to sponsor Dan Spohn live on Spike.com at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 14, 2012 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Light Heavyweight Dan “Dragon” Spohn at Bellator 66. Spohn will step into the Bellator cage for the 3rd time in his career as he seeks his 7th win in 8 professional fights when he faces Attila Vegh (24-4-2) live on Spike.com. The winner is expected to earn a place in Bellator’s next Light Heavyweight Tournament, rumored to take place during their Summer Series in 2012. Dan Spohn @ Bellator 51Bellator 66 takes place on Friday, April 20th at 7 pm ET at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is held in conjunction with the Northeast Ohio based NAAFS MMA promotion.

Dan “Dragon” Spohn (6-1, @DragonSpohn) is the reigning NAAFS Light Heavyweight Champion and a 2-time Bellator veteran. While he currently fights for the Jorge Gurgel Academy of Mixed Martial Arts, he regularly trains with former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin in the Cincinnati area and UFC Welterweight Matt Brown in Columbus. After a successful start to his pro MMA career that saw him defeat John Hawk for the NAAFS 205 lb title in May 2011, Spohn made his Bellator debut in September where he scored one of the fastest knockouts in MMA history with a 9 second KO win over Dane Bonnigson at Bellator 51. Intimidation Clothing has sponsored Spohn in each of his past four pro fights including his February 2011 win over UFC vet Josh Hendricks. Spohn will once again wear Intimidation’s premium quality EliteFighter MMA board shorts in his fight at Bellator 66, an event that on paper is one of the best fight cards in Ohio MMA history.

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 sponsored Jessica Eye returns to Bellator cage at Bellator 66 in Cleveland, Ohio

April 14, 2012 by  
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Intimidation sponsored Jessica Eye will return to the Bellator cage this Friday night at Bellator 66. Eye, one of the highest ranked female MMA fighters in the world, will face Anita Rodriguez in a 125 pound battle on the event’s preliminary card to be broadcast live on Spike.com. Intimidation Clothing, a sponsor of Eye since 2010 dating back to her second professional fight, will once again feature logos on Eye’s shorts and banner. Jessica Eye MMAA new Jessica Eye signature shirt is in the works and will be released during the Summer of 2012. Bellator 66 takes place on Friday, April 20th at 7 pm ET at the IX Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and is held in conjunction with the Northeast Ohio based NAAFS MMA promotion.

Jessica “Evil” Eye, who completed her amateur career at 5-0 and is a combiined 11-1, won the Ring of Combat women’s 130 lb title in February 2011 with a 1st round TKO of Ashley Nee and also holds pro wins over Kelly Warren, Jennifer Scott, Casey Noland, Marissa Caldwell and Amanda LaVoy. Her 6-1 pro record, along with an impressive amateur win over Barb Honchak (5-1 pro, 4-1 amateur) in 2008, has Eye ranked by multiple MMA sites in the Top 10 fighters worldwide at 125 pounds. Eye’s opponent, originally scheduled to be Aisling Daly (13-2), is now Anita Rodriguez after Daly suffered an illness that did not allow her to train. Rodriguez has a 5-2 professional record and will make her Bellator debut at the event. She has five wins in her last six fights and avenged her pro debut loss to Jerry Sitzes in 2009.

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.

 

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Intimidation to sponsor middleweight Jared Hess live on Spike.com at Bellator 58 in Hollywood, Florida

November 16, 2011 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce their sponsorship of Bellator Middleweight Jared Hess in his November 19 fight at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Hess, a Middleweight Tournament participant earlier this season, will step into the Bellator cage for the 8th time in his career which dates back to Bellator 4 in April 2009. Hess will face off with Brett Cooper in a fight that may or may not air on MTV2 as fans have the opportunity to Tweet @BjornRebney with their preference on which of three fights will be upgraded from the Spike.com preliminary card to the MTV2 televised card.

Jared Hess (11-3-1, 4-3 Bellator), a former All-American wrestler at the University of Central Oklahoma, will face Cooper (15-7, 2-2 Bellator) in a fight that was originally scheduled for the Spike.com preliminary card, but should his fight receive the most Twitter mentions, it may indeed air on MTV2. The Bellator Season 1 Middleweight finalist lost his first professional fight to Hector Lombard in the first Bellator Middleweight title fight at Bellator 12. After returning for Bellator’s Season 2 Middleweight Tournament and advancing to the semifinals, Hess severely dislocated his knee, causing the referee to stop the bout awarding his opponent, Alexander Shlemenko, the win. He then made his return to the cage 11 months later at Bellator 42 where he defeated Chris bell before falling to Bryan Baker at Bellator 50.

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA inspired clothing & gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA. In addition to over 50 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts, the company is also becoming known for their premium-quality MMA fight shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.

Intimidation to sponsor Adam Schindler live on Spike.com at Bellator 56 in Kansas City, Kansas

October 27, 2011 by  
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Intimidation Clothing is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Adam Schindler live on Spike.com in his Bellator 56 fight this Saturday night. Schindler (9-2) will face off with submission specialist Jeremy Spoon (11-0) at the Bellator 56 event which will be held at the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, KS, on Saturday, October 29, 2011.

Schindler, a participant in Bellator’s summer Featherweight Tournament, looks to bounce back after an opening round loss to Ronnie Mann at Bellator 46 in June 2011. The loss snapped a 6-fight win streak as Schindler looks for his 7th win in eight fights and a possible future Bellator Tournament spot at Bellator 56 against Spoon. Schindler is a 2-time Bellator veteran (1-1) who is also 1-0 fighting for Strikeforce where he scored a win in August 2010 at Strikeforce: Houston.

The Bellator 56 fight will mark the first fight in which Intimidation Clothing has worked with Adam Schindler as he will be wearing Intimidation’s premium-quality MMA board shorts as he steps into the Bellator cage .

Intimidation Clothing is a fast-growing brand of MMA apparel & fight gear based in Ohio with a strong presence throughout the Midwest USA. In addition to over 50 styles of high-quality, bold t-shirts, the company is also becoming known for their premium-quality MMA fight shorts, rashguards and more available online at IntimidationClothing.com. Fans can like Intimidation on Facebook and follow Intimidation Clothing on Twitter @IntimidationMMA.

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