For Immediate Release:
November 17, 2011
WEST COAST AUTHENTIC SPONSORS MIGUEL TORRES FOR UFC 139
Deerfield Beach, Fla. – Authentic Sports Management (ASM) today announced that the leading source for extensive and original inventories of sports photos and autographed memorabilia, West Coast Authentic, will sponsor top UFC 135-pounder Miguel Angel Torres in his UFC fight in San Jose this Saturday night, November 19.
West Coast Authentic will be on display in the Octagon, visible on Torres fight shorts as well as the walk-in banner that serves as the camera backdrop during official fighter introductions. Torres’ walk-in entrance and entire fight against Pace will stream live on the UFC’s highly popular Facebook page, which has registered over six million “Likes,” at Facebook.com/UFC.
“We are pleased to support Miguel Torres at UFC 139 this weekend, not only is he a fan favorite and one of the most exciting fighters to watch in the Octagon, he is also a great ambassador for the sport,” said Jason Bobbitt, Owner, West Coast Authentic. ”We will be cheering for Miguel, and we wish him the best of luck for a fantastic fight Saturday night.”
West Coast Authentic is no stranger to the sport of MMA. The company and its trademark logo is a fixture in the world-famous Octagon, having served as a sponsor for other UFC greats including Anthony Johnson, Kenny Florian, Jon Jones, Melvin Guillard, Dominick Cruz, Gray Maynard and Ben Henderson, among others.
West Coast Authentic recognizes the immense popularity of UFC fighters and the powerful marketing potential inside the Octagon. With the “UFC on FOX” event attracting more than eight million viewers in its historic network debut Saturday, Nov. 12, West Coast Authentic has proven to be in the right place at the right time with its sponsorship choices.
UFC 139 takes place live from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California this Saturday night. The preliminary fights, including Torres vs. Pace, will begin at 6:00 p.m. ET live on Facebook.com/UFC. The Spike TV telecast of two preliminary bouts will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Pay-Per-View, featuring the headlining main event between Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Miguel Torres is part of the premier roster of fighters with ASM, including “Suga” Rashad Evans, Kenny Florian, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, Matt Mitrione, Jake Shields, Melvin Guillard, Jorge Santiago, Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante, Tyrone Spong, Claude Patrick, Yuri and Danillo Villefort, and Cosmo Alexandre. Companies interested in sponsorship information for Jake Shields or other ASM athletes should email email@example.com.
About West Coast Authentic – www.westcoastauthentics.com @westcoastAuth
West Coast Authentic (WCA) is home to one of the most extensive and original inventories of sports photos and autographed memorabilia in the world. At WCA, our mission is to grow your collection and make the experience fun, while attracting a whole new audience of collectors for generations to come. WCA is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and subscribes to their code of ethics in fundraising, and is a proud member of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce.
About Authentic Sports Management - www.AuthenticSportsMgmt.com @authsportsmgmt
Founded in 2010 and based in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Authentic Sports Management (ASM) is a premier sports management and marketing company with a mandate to help clients grow and succeed while building foundations, a personal brand and establishing a life-long positive legacy. Led by Glenn Robinson, President, Neal Tabachnick, General Counsel and Jon Rubinstein, Senior Partner, ASM primarily represents and supports top athletes in mixed martial arts, the fastest growing sport in the world.
Jen Wenk, APR