WEC Announces Sponsorship Agreement with Musclepharm

January 4, 2010

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – World Extreme Cagefighting® announced today that MusclePharm will serve as the organization’s Official Sports Nutrition Company for 2010. Considered a leader in the sports nutrition industry, MusclePharm is committed to providing the best nutritional products to athletes and general consumers. MusclePharm’s commitment to athletes, in particular mixed martial artists, made the partnership attractive to WEC officials.

“We are pleased to have MusclePharm as our official sports nutrition company for 2010,” WEC Vice President Peter Dropick said. “They are dedicated to providing the best nutritional products to athletes of all levels. Because of that, they are a great fit for WEC.”

MusclePharm officials were equally excited to join forces with WEC, believing that the organization boasts some of the best athletes in the world.

“WEC has proven itself to be a leader in the fast-growing world of Mixed Martial Arts and we are excited to team up with the hottest organization in MMA,” MusclePharm President Brad Pyatt said. “WEC has the best athletes in the MMA world.  They have aggressively positioned themselves as a premier organization dedicated to showcasing the top athletic talent the MMA world has to offer. We are very proud to become the Official Sports Nutrition Sponsor of World Extreme Cagefighting.”

For more information on World Extreme Cagefighting, visit www.wec.tv. For more information on MusclePharm, visit www.musclepharm.com.

About World Extreme Cagefighting®

The WEC brand is recognized as one of the premier mixed martial arts organizations in the United States. WEC, founded in 2001, is the sister organization of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® and today features the most prominent light weight fighters in the world. Owned and operated by WEC Holdings LLC., and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., the WEC produces live and taped events annually that are distributed through the Versus network.WEC programming is also available on Fox Sports en Espanol. In addition to its U.S distribution, WEC programming is shown on The Score network in Canada, Setanta Sports in Australia, Globosat in Brazil, and Cadena Tres in Mexico. For more information and current WEC fight news, visit wec.tv. World Extreme Cagefighting® and WEC® are registered trademarks, trademarks, trade dress or service marks owned exclusively by WEC Holdings, LLC in the United States and other jurisdictions and are licensed to WEC Productions, LLC.

About MusclePharm

MusclePharm is based in Denver, CO.  Founded by retired NFL athlete, Brad Pyatt, MusclePharm was built by athletes, for athletes. MusclePharm’s objective is simple – to provide the nutritional tools to enable athletes to become the strongest, most powerful they can possibly be.  MusclePharm is fueled by of some of the greatest minds in the fitness and sports nutrition world.  With an advisory board consisting of professional athletes, experts in the fields of physical performance, strength, athletics and mixed martial arts, as well as two physicians specializing in physical performance and nutrition, it is no surprise to see that this young company is already taking the sports nutrition world by storm. MusclePharm is The Athlete’s Company.

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