(IRVINE, CA) – Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva has signed a sponsorship deal with Silver Star Casting Company for a clothing collection that will include a UFC 110 signature walkout tee for Spring 2010.
With the majority of his fights ending in knockouts or referee stoppage, Silva’s ruthless, street-fighting style has earned him the nickname “Axe Murderer” – a moniker and image that sits well with the edginess of the Silver Star brand.
“Silver Star is honored to be working with one of the most aggressive fighters in the sport,” says Silver Star president and CEO, Luke Burrett. “Wanderlei is a force to be reckoned with and always delivers fans an adrenaline -pumping fight.”
“I am excited to work with such a successful brand,” says Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva. “I really like the quality of the product and look forward to great success.
Making his debut at 185 pounds, Silva is expected to face top-ten ranked middleweight, Michael Bisping, in the co-main event on February 21, 2010 at UFC 110.
Silver Star Casting Company is an “in demand” lifestyle clothing brand with an innovative style. Based in the apparel hub of So. California, Silver Star delivers trend setting merchandise to retailers nationwide. Seen on athletes and celebrities alike the brand is available through Macy’s, Dillard’s, Tilly’s, Journey’s, Pac Sun, and more. In over 3,000 doors nationally and over 45 countries globally, Silver Star has been defining and setting apparel trends for over 16 years.