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Tom Atencio Talks Affliction, His MMA Career & UFC 126
By Scott Casber
The Official Radio Partner of PunchDrunkGamer, Takedown Wrestling Media’s Scott Casber talked to the founder of one of the biggest success stories in the fashion world, Tom Atencio of Affliction Clothing. The Seal Beach, California company has spread out in recent years to embrace the changing lifestyles of America and now the world. Affliction’s Tom Atencio is not afraid to take chances and make a few waves. Most MMA fans will remember Atencio’s rather public tirade against the UFC’s Dana White.
Ever the marketing genius, Atencio turned his passion for fashion and his battle with White into one of the most successful public feuds that fueled both empires. Over the years both the Affliction and UFC Brands have become worth 100’s of Millions of dollars. The buying public has weighed in with both dollars and sense!
Always quick with an educated opinion, Atencio talks clothing and UFC 126 as well as opening retail locations in our current economic conditions. A corporate renegade? Not anymore, Atencio and Affliction are true American success stories.
Going to UFC 126? Meet Randy Couture this Saturday:
When: 10 to 12 Noon
Where: the New Affliction retail store
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
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