LAS VEGAS — XYIENCE Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC®, launches a nationwide contest Ronda Rousey Vegas Getaway on November 1. To enter the contest that runs through December 16, fans must complete an entry form on the contest websitewww.XYIENCE.com/Ronda and input the Julian date code found on the bottom of a can of Xenergy. The grand prizewinner selected at random will win autographed Armbar Nation apparel, airfare, hotel, and VIP tickets for two to UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2 that is December 28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where Rousey faces Miesha Tate as the co-main event. This will be the second time that Rousey (7-0-0) will defend her title in the UFC.
As a special bonus, the winner and a guest will also have the chance to meet the UFC women’s bantamweight champion during open workouts, along with her teammates Marina Shafir, Shayna Baszler and Jessamyn Duke.
Six weekly winners selected at random will receive items autographed by Rousey and her teammates including Armbar Nation apparel, photos and limited edition Xenergy Cherry Lime that features Rousey’s image. The contest is open to U.S. residents over the age of 18 and complete contest rules can be found at www.XYIENCE.com/Ronda.
An Olympic bronze medalist in judo, Rousey made history in November 2012 when the UFC announced that the former Strikeforce bantamweight champion would headline UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche on February 23, 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. She became the first woman to defend her title in the UFC, and since then the California native has shot even further to stardom.
Transcending the sport of MMA, the 26-year-old is currently featured in the hit reality television series The Ultimate Fighter 18 on FOX Sports 1. She and Tate, her longtime rival and UFC 168 opponent serve as coaches for opposing teams. Rousey also has a role in The Expendables 3, a Sylvester Stallone film and was the subject of a FOX Sports 1 documentary, Breaking Ground. She has been featured on the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s 2012 Body Issue, Sports Illustrated, Vogue, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine, among others. Although she is often recognized for her stunning looks and outspoken nature, she is most notable for her athletic accolades, which include a string of historic firsts in sports.
At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, Rousey took home a bronze medal for Team USA, becoming the first American to medal in women’s judo since it became an Olympic sport in 1992. In 2006, she won the bronze medal at the Junior World Championships, making her the first U.S. athlete to win two Junior World medals. At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, 17-year-old Rousey was the youngest contestant to compete in judo.
Rousey was named Female Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards in early 2012. According to leading industry publications and the Unified Women’s MMA Ranking, which is determined monthly by a panel of MMA journalists and is acknowledged as the only official women’s ranking in the sport, she is the No. 1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world.
About XYIENCE (pronounced zy-ince)
Headquartered in Las Vegas, XYIENCE’s sports nutrition products, which include Advanced Protein Complex, Pre-Workout Booster and Thermogenic Fat Burner, among others are designed to support an active and healthy lifestyle. The brand’s flagship product is Xenergy (pronounced zen-er-gy) –the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®). Launched in 2006, Xenergy is the first energy drink created by a nutrition company and the fastest growing brand in its category. Xenergy is a sugar-free, zero-calorie beverage that is made with all-natural flavors and colors. Xenergy energy beverages are available in Frostberry Blast, Cran Razz, Fruit Punch, Mango Guava, Blu Pomegranate, Cherry Lime, Tangerine and Melon Mayhem. The Xenergy energy family also includes: Xenergy + Lemonade Pineapple and Raspberry and Xenergy + Tea Honey Ginseng and Raspberry Acai. Xenergy + Hydration Grape and Tropical Punch are non-caffeinated beverages fortified with electrolytes and a blend of B vitamins.
Find these and other sports nutrition products from XYIENCE online at www.xyience.com, or at a retailer near you. Or connect with XYIENCE on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About Armbar Nation
Our goal is to empower MMA fighters by providing sponsorship opportunities. Proceeds from apparel sales are used to fund Ronda Rousey charities and offset training expenses of Armbar Nation-sponsored fighters. You can learn more and shop Armbar Nation online at www.ArmbarNation.com or connect with Armbar Nation on Facebook, Twitter and You Tube.