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
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
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 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
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
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CONTACT: Natalie Rockefeller Lane, Marketing Manager, Ph: 813.658.1930
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