The following press release was sent out today, toting Jon Jones first sponsorship since being suspended by the UFC for fleeing a hit-and-run accident. In September he plead to the 4th-degree felony charge of fleeing the scene, and was issued 18 months of supervised probation.
GAT, A LEADING MANUFACTURER OF SPORTS NUTRITION PRODUCTS, TODAY SIGNED MMA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT JON “BONES” JONES TO AN ATHLETE SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT.
(PRWEB) NOVEMBER 04, 2015
GAT, a leading manufacturer of sports nutrition products, today signed MMA light heavyweight Jon “Bones” Jones to an athlete sponsorship agreement. Jones, the youngest champion ever in the history of the UFC organization, today joins the impressive line-up of world-class athletes at TEAMGAT.
“This is a very exciting athlete signing for GAT, Jon Jones is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, and we want to support Jon’s mission to once again become the world light heavyweight champion,” said Charles Moser, GAT CEO. “GAT strives to help all of our elite athletes reach their greatest potential, and be the champions of their sport.”
Widely regarded as the greatest mixed martial arts fighter ever, Jones (21-1-0) was recently reinstated to the UFC organization and is expected to fight again soon.
“I am very grateful to have such a terrific brand like GAT sponsor me as one of their athletes,” said Jones. “I look forward to working with TEAMGAT and to taking the GAT brand with me in becoming the number one name in MMA.”
“I was thrilled when Malki Kawa called me to discuss TEAMGAT expanding to include MMA athletes and signing Jon Jones as our first,” said Mark Post, Vice President of GAT. “I’ve been a fan of his since he entered the sport. Everyone at GAT is excited about signing Jon. The whole world will be watching when he gets back into action. TEAMGAT will be proud to be in his corner.”
Since 1998, GAT has been researching, formulating and distributing the highest quality sports nutrition supplements for male and female athletes, bodybuilders and fitness and health enthusiasts. Leading products include JetFuel, Nitraflex, JetMass and its newest products PMP and Amino GT. GAT products are available in over 7,500 brick-and-mortar and online retailers in the United States as well as over 40 countries worldwide.
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