BlueGrace Logistics(R) Sponsors MMA Fighter Carlos Condit in November 17th Matchup Against George St. Pierre #1 Ranked Freight and Logistics Company in the 2012 Inc.500 Supports UFC Contenders for the Year's Most Anticipated MMA Matchup. Tampa, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tampa's BlueGrace Logistics' (www.mybluegrace.com) sponsorship of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Interim Titleholder Carlos Condit continues as the fighter competes in the year's most anticipated UFC welterweight championship matchup against George St. Pierre. The live event will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at The Bell Centre in Montreal. The Condit vs. GSP showdown will be broadcast on UFC 154. BlueGrace Logistics has been heavily involved with the sponsorship of MMA fighters, cross-branding the sport with the services of a leading transportation logistics provider. Carlos Condit sponsored by BlueGrace Logistics in 11/17 matc BlueGrace Logistics will sponsor Carlos Condit, UFC Interim Champion in the year's most anticipated fight to be broadcast on UFC154 on Saturday, November 17, 2012 against Georges St. Pierre. BlueGrace Logistics is well known for the success of tying MMA events into their corporate culture to drive internal productivity and success with business development. "We are proud to sponsor Carlos Condit because he is a driving force that represents good sportsmanship and tremendous work ethic," says BlueGrace President and CEO Bobby Harris. "As we continue to grow, it's important for us to have a role model who works hard, plays hard and can model how that translates into success. Condit does that for BlueGrace." Carlos Condit, "The Natural Born Killer", is a Mexican-American Mixed Martial Artist hailing from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Condit formerly fought in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC), where he was WEC welterweight champion. Condit currently holds the UFC Interim Champion Crown; earned in the last 18 months, while Georges St. Pierre underwent surgery for a torn anterior-cruciate ligament in his knee. BlueGrace has held several ongoing sponsorships, and has built an ongoing business relationship with Condit. Condit engages with BlueGrace on Twitter to interact with employees, fans and advocates of the BlueGrace Brand. BlueGrace Logistics is one most progressive logistics service providers, with a strong brand and national presence in the transportation industry. BlueGrace recognized early the popularity and potential for growth that MMA offers and has spent the past several years sponsoring and promoting fighters and high profile events. This year BlueGrace Logistics ranked #20 Overall and #1 in Logistics and Transportation on this year's Inc. 500 List. With 7,378% revenue growth from 2009-2011, BlueGrace has exploded in a booming logistics industry, and now has over 25 franchise locations across the United States. With a combination of creating an engaging corporate culture, exposure through sports marketing (MMA), franchising the business and continuing to develop strong relationships with leading carriers, BlueGrace Logistics sees no signs of slowing down. About The Ultimate Fighting Championship The Ultimate Fighting Championship is the world's leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN Entertainment, Bell ExpressVU, SaskTel Max™, Shaw Pay-Per-View, Viewers Choice, and WOWOW in Japan, and via the Internet worldwide on Yahoo! Sports, and commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world. For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit www.ufc.com. For more information about BlueGrace Logistics, visit www.mybluegrace.com, or call 800.MY.SHIPPING About BlueGrace Logistics Founded in 2007, BlueGrace Logistics offers complete, customized transportation management solutions to customers throughout the United States and around the globe. Led by President & CEO, Bobby Harris, an industry leading public figure and finalist in Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award. Mr. Harris is an industry early adopter for creating a social media centered corporate culture that drives business and engages his audiences. BlueGrace is based in Riverview, Fla. with satellite offices in Salt Lake City and Chicago. The company has increased revenue by 7,378 percent from 2009-2011. It also launched a franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan, with 25 active locations to date. In 2012, BlueGrace was ranked #20 overall and #1 in Transportation & Logistics by Inc. Magazine on the Inc. 500 List. The company offers best -in-class freight services and support, including: •Less Than Truckload (LTL) •Truckload Services (TL) •International and Domestic Air & Ocean Freight •Enterprise-Level Logistics Management •State-of-the-Art Technology, BlueShip® TMS •Service Desk Support •Freight Auditing Services ### A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15807 CONTACT: Natalie Rockefeller Lane, Marketing Manager, Ph: 813.658.1930 BlueGrace Logistics Logo
BlueGrace Logistics(R) Sponsors MMA Fighter Carlos Condit in November 17th Matchup Against George St. Pierre
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