EFC WORLDWIDE Fighter Luke Michael signs exclusive apparel deal with Durban based Hunter MMA
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 03 FEBRUARY, 2014- HUNTER MMA entered in to a 1 year – 3 fight sponsorship agreement with rising EFC Worldwide star Luke “The Young Gun” Michael. HUNTER MMA will be his exclusive clothing and technical apparel sponsor.
“Luke is an all-round fighter and has lots of potential going forward and he can definitely be an EFC champion, I have watched his amateur fights as well as all his pro fights and I believe that he will go far, by being associated with Hunter MMA I think we can help him get there” said HUNTER MMA founder Sandro Avellini
Luke Michael went pro as an MMA fighter in 2014 after an undefeated amateur career of 7 wins and no losses. After winning the Cape Fight League title he was signed by the EFC and won his promotional debut by first round submission over Texier Kabesa. The deal with HUNTER MMA comes after a strong win over Regis Muyambo. Luke is hoping to fight in front of his home town crowd at EFC 39 in Cape Town on the 7th May.
In response to the exciting new alignment, Michael's Manager Mat Barlett states “Luke has worked hard as an athlete and also an ambassador for MMA and his sponsors, this deal with HUNTER MMA allows us to continue to move Luke forward to where he wants to be. HUNTER MMA is by far the best South African MMA brand and we are very proud to be part of their growth in South Africa.”
HUNTER MMA is growing and expanding to provide apparel to other sporting disciplines including cycling and bodybuilding and is confident that this type of partnership will pay off “ We are looking at expanding hunter MMA with Hunter athletics and covering a variety of sports and we need professional athletes like Luke to help us do that. He is young humble guy with his head focused in the right direction” said Avellini
Mat Barlett predicts great things for Michael, saying “I feel Luke is the next big thing in MMA. He's young, confident, and shows and exceptional work ethic; he is a fighter with heart and talent, as well as a class act both in and outside of the Hexagon. I have no doubts that he is on track to be the EFC Lightweight champion.”
Luke Michael says, “I am really excited to be supported by HUNTER MMA. The clothing is top quality and I know that their service is second to none. I am looking forward to entering the hexagon wearing Hunter MMA”
Luke Michael has a pro record of 2 wins and 0 losses
Get in touch with Luke on Facebook: www.facebook.com/luke.michael.90 or Twitter: @LukeMichaelMMA
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