XYIENCE, the maker of Xenergy, the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), announces its 2011 team of heavy-hitter mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes includes Wanderlei Silva, Matt Serra, Dan Hardy and Jon Jones.
Jan 11, 2011 – LAS VEGAS —XYIENCE, the maker of Xenergy, the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which has been touted by beverage trade publications as a powerhouse in the competitive energy drink category, has renewed contracts with heavy-hitter mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes Wanderlei Silva, Matt Serra and Dan Hardy. Jon Jones, a light heavyweight signed with XYIENCE last month. All four athletes fight in the UFC. Jones, recently named Breakthrough Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards, will face Ryan Bader at UFC 126 in Las Vegas on Feb. 5, 2011.
“We are proud to have some of the greatest talent in MMA as a part of our team,” says Jessica Lautman Hughes, XYIENCE’s marketing director. “Our ambassadors have added to the success of our brand and we in turn work to create a program that will enable them to achieve their goals professionally.”
Spokesmodels Amber Nichole Miller and Amanda Corey have also renewed commitments with XYIENCE. Miller, a longtime model and former UFC octagon girl, has been the face of the Xenergy Premium brand since 2008. In addition to appearing in numerous national magazines, she hosts the brand’s webisode, Tap Into MMA, which offers MMA fans a behind-the-scenes look at special events and interviews with UFC athletes and MMA personalities.
Corey, a reality television star and former Hawaiian Tropic model, originally signed in early 2010 as the face of Xenergy Xtreme. Since then, she has represented the brand in magazines including Fighters Only, MMA Authority, Black Belt and Ultimate MMA.
UFC cutmen Jacob “Stitch” Duran and Don House join brand ambassadors and leading MMA trainers Dave Camarillo and Vinny Magalhaes. Camarillo, the noted Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach, trains some of the leading UFC fighters including Cain Velasquez, Josh Koshcheck and Mike Swick out of American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) in San Jose, Calif. Magalhaes, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Royler Gracie, coaches at Tapout Training Center in Las Vegas.
Through televised broadcasts of UFC events, the XYIENCE brand reaches some 100 million-television households in North America. As a part of XYIENCE’s UFC sponsorship relationship, its logo receives prime positioning on the mat and bumpers of the octagon. This often results in a fight’s critical moments taking place on or next to the XYIENCE and Xenergy logos, and translates into millions of viewer impressions for XYIENCE. Internationally, XYIENCE reaches more than 420 million television households via UFC broadcasts and Pay-Per-View broadcasts.
About XYIENCE (pronounced z’eye-ence or zy-ince)
XYIENCE nutritional products provide clean, sustainable energy necessary for an active lifestyle. Established in Las Vegas in 2004, XYIENCE supports the mixed martial arts lifestyle and is one of the fastest-growing brands in its category. All products are held to the most stringent standards of excellence to enable professional and amateur athletes and fitness enthusiasts to reach their goals in training and life. Visit www.xyience.com for details.
Xenergy (pronounced zen-ergy)
Xenergy is the official energy drink the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The first energy drink created by a nutrition company, Xenergy is a sugar- and calorie-free drink that’s fortified with vitamins. All-natural flavors provide a consistent supply of energy, sans the “crash” inherent with most other energy drink brands. Xenergy Premium flavors include Cherry Lime, Cran Razz, Mango Guava and Blu Pom. Xenergy Xtreme flavors include Orange Fuel, Lemon Blast, Citrus Slam, and Cherry Rush. Xenergy is available throughout the United States and Canada.
XYIENCE is the original fight nutrition brand. Its supplements provide ultimate nutrition for peak performance and include products such as NOX-CG3—for increasing strength and stamina and aiding in post-exercise recovery and XY-PRO, an advanced protein complex. XYIENCE supplements are available throughout the United States and Canada.
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XYIENCE is the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Xenergy, is one of the fastest-growing in its category. XYIENCE also produces supplements that provide ultimate nutrition for peak performance.