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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Champion Nutrition Signs UFC Welterweight Thiago Pitbull Alves And WEC Lightweight Mike Brown

Courtesy of Champion Nutrition:

Champion Nutrition, a leader in performance sports nutrition, announced today it has completed sponsorship deals with American Top Team fighters Thiago "Pitbull" Alves and Mike Brown. Thiago "Pitbull" Alves is a top Welterweight contender in the UFC. Mike Brown is the top lightweight contender in the WEC and will fight Urijah Faber for the WEC title September 10th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL.

Sunrise, FL, August 12, 2008 -- Champion Nutrition, a leading manufacturer and marketer of sports nutrition products today announced the signing of two mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Thiago "Pitbull" Alves and Mike Brown. Both fighters fight from the American Top Team (ATT) gym located in Coconut Creek, Florida. This follows the earlier announcement that Champion Nutrition had become the Official Sponsor of ATT.

"By signing Mike Brown and Pitbull to sponsorship contracts we are supporting the fighters, their ATT Team and the sport of MMA in South Florida," says, Mark Post President of Champion Nutrition. "Mixed martial arts has been steadily gaining popularity but has never received more attention than it does today and by having Pitbull and Mike Brown represent Champion they will help us bring the Champion Nutrition brand to more MMA fans," says Post.

Thiago "Pitbull" Alves has a record of 21-4 and is currently the #3 ranked Welterweight in the UFC. He is one of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC with his recent success winning six consecutive fights decisively.

Mike Brown has a record of 19-4 is the current #1 Lightweight Contender in the WEC. Brown will fight for the title against current WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL September 10th.

Champion Nutrition is a Sunrise, FL based marketer and manufacturer of performance-based sports nutrition products. Champion maintains its own 135,000 square-foot GMP-certified manufacturing facility. Currently in their 25th year, Champion's attention to product formulation, quality, and taste have kept it as one of the most well-respected sports nutrition companies in the industry.

American Top Team (ATT) of Coconut Creek, FL is the premier mixed martial arts training academy in the world. ATT trains many of the top fighters in the UFC, WEC, Elite XC, and Pride organizations. Disciplines trained include, most notably, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, American Boxing, Muay Thai, and Kick Boxing.

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John Jarmul
Champion Nutrition