LAS VEGAS (Aug. 30, 2011) — XYIENCE, maker of Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC, invites mixed martial arts (MMA) fans to meet XYIENCE team athlete Wanderlei Silva, who fights in the UFC’s middleweight division. Silva will be signing autographs at the Circle K Store located at 6229 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The event coincides with UFC® Fight Night 25 Battle on the Bayou: Shields vs. Ellenberger that takes place on Sept. 17 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
“The UFC hasn’t been in New Orleans since 2000. I’m excited to come to New Orleans and meet my fans there,” says Silva who has achieved iconic status in MMA, having racked up 33 wins in his illustrious career. “XYIENCE does a really good job of supporting me and my team and putting me with the fans and building the excitement for a fight night. Also, thanks to XYIENCE for supporting my fighter, Jorge Lopez (11-1), on this card. Wand Fight Team appreciates the great support. Come see me at Circle K on Friday.”
A member of team XYIENCE since 2008 and a huge fan-favorite, Silva has a track record of drawing a large crowd to his autograph signings.
“In store events featuring an MMA icon like Wanderlei Silva are another way for XYIENCE to enable its retail partners to benefit from our affiliation with the UFC,” explains Rueben Rios, XYIENCE’s vice president of sales. “We anticipate a packed house and a great deal of excitement.”
For more information on XYIENCE, Xenergy or Wanderlei Silva, please visit www.xyience.com.
About XYIENCE (pronounced zy-ince)
Headquartered in Las Vegas, XYIENCE products support an active and healthy lifestyle and are held to the most stringent standards of excellence. Visit www.xyience.com for details.
About Xenergy (pronounced zen-er-gy)
Xenergy is the official energy drink of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is one of the fastest growing brands in its category. The first energy drink created by a nutrition company, Xenergy is a sugar- and calorie-free drink that’s fortified with vitamins. All-natural flavors provide a consistent supply of energy, without the “crash” inherent in most other energy drink brands. Xenergy Premium flavors include Cherry Lime, Cran Razz, Mango Guava and Blu Pomegranate. Xenergy Xtreme flavors include Fruit Punch, Orange Fuel and Cherry Rush. Xenergy is available throughout the United States and Canada.