PEORIA, Ariz., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Antigua Group, Inc.—one of the nation's leading designers and marketers of apparel under the distinguished Antigua brand -- announced today that they have signed a multi-year license agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Under this new agreement, Antigua has been granted non-exclusive rights to produce men's and women's UFC lifestyle apparel, headwear and luggage to be distributed at the UFCStore.com, fan shops, sporting goods, specialty, department, military base stores, along with TV retail.
"We are proud to become a partner of the UFC," said Kevin O'Neill, Vice President of Licensed Sports Sales at The Antigua Group. "This new agreement starts immediately and allows us to provide UFC logoed product to a strong group of retailers including the UFCStore.com and increases our brands positioning as a premium licensed sports clothing, headwear and luggage provider."
About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries to 800+ million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS™, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a videogame franchise with EA SPORTS, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, Octagon™ branded apparel, best-selling DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit www.UFC.com and follow UFC at www.Facebook.com/UFC and on Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.
Headquartered in Peoria, Ariz., The Antigua Group, through its license sports division, holds license agreements with the NFL, Major and Minor League Baseball (MLB), the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), along with numerous American universities and colleges for men's, women's and children's apparel, headwear and luggage. Antigua additionally designs, produces and supplies product for corporate America and specialty retail managed under its corporate division. Its golf division also holds license agreements with the PGA TOUR, LPGA and the PGA of America.
Find Antigua on the web at: www.Antigua.com and ShopAntigua.com
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