Mitrione Faces No. 9 Ranked Heavyweight Fighter Ben Rothwell in Co-Main Card Event
Online PR News – 05-June-2015 – Santa Fe Spring, Calif. – SHIFT Freight, a progressive LTL carrier, announces their sponsorship of No. 12 heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione in his UFC heavyweight showdown against Ben Rothwell this Saturday, June 6 in New Orleans at 10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.
In the biggest fight of his career and the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 68, Mitrione will take on Rothwell wearing SHIFT Freight fight shorts.
“As the company continues to grow, we’re proud to sponsor fighters like Matt Mitrione,” said Joe Bartone, President of SHIFT Freight. “We’ve got some huge UFC fans in the SHIFT family, and we know it’s popular within the freight community. We’ve also had a history of sponsoring UFC underdogs, who’ve come out on top in their matches. It’s fun to see these guys go out there and give it their absolute all.”
SHIFT Freight has sponsored various UFC fighters in the past, including Rafael Dos Anjos and Andrei Arlovski.
Mitrione enters Saturday’s matchup against Rothwell off a three fight knockout streak, with his last fight against Phil De Fries ending by knockout in the first 19 seconds of the first round. The former NFL player will look to emerge as a top heavyweight contender with a win on Saturday night.
For more information on UFC Fight Night 68 or SHIFT Freight, visit http://www.ufc.com/event/ufc-fight-night-new-orleans-2015 or http://shiftfreight.com/ . To keep up to date on Mitrione in the days and hours leading up to the big fight, follow him and SHIFT Freight on Twitter @mattmitrione, @SHIFTFreight.
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