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Five Star Vintage clothing sponsors Ultimate Fighter



May 26, 2006


Blue Marlin Corp announced today that they have signed on to sponsor undefeated Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez, SPIKE TV’s 2005 Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC®) under their Five Star Vintage by Blue Marlin clothing brand. The sponsorship will commence this Saturday, May 27, 2006 during the sold-out pay per view event “UFC 60” where Diego Sanchez will fight John “The Natural” Alessio live at the STAPLES CENTER in Los Angeles.

“We are extremely excited to sponsor Diego Sanchez,” says Blue Marlin CEO Erik Stuebe. “He is a very stylish man who is a fierce competitor in the ring. In the world of our customer Diego, and Ultimate Fighting, is a nightly addiction via pay per view events and SPIKE TV. We look forward to a long relationship with this champion and are excited to see him win again this weekend.”

Diego Sanchez, a long time fan of the Five Star Vintage by Blue Marlin brand, will enter the ring wearing a custom Five Star Vintage track jacket as well as sporting the brand’s signature ‘Five Stars” on his shorts throughout this match which will receive over 4 million fans across the world.

About Five Star Vintage by Blue Marlin:

Five Star Vintage by Blue Marlin is the leading designer of international sports inspired clothing. The company specializes in premium quality men’s track jackets, sweats, t-shirts, knitwear and headwear. Five Star Vintage products are sold in over 300 better department store doors including Macy’s and approximately 300 specialty stores. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with sales offices and showrooms in New York City and Los Angeles.

About The Ultimate Fighting Championship:
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® brand 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., the UFC® organization produces approximately eight live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed through cable and satellite providers. In addition to its U.S. distribution, UFC fight programs are distributed throughout the world including broadcast on WOWOW, Inc. in Japan, Globosat in Brazil and Bravo in the United Kingdom. Zuffa, LLC licenses the distribution of its fight show DVDs through Studioworks Entertainment, a Ventura Distribution company. For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit

Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Ultimate Fighting®, UFC®, The Ultimate Fighter®, Submission®, As Real As It Gets®, The Octagon™ and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks, trademarks, trade dress or service marks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks referenced herein may be the property of Zuffa, LLC or other respective owners.

See Diego ’Nightmare" Sanchez Live on Pay-Per-View - Saturday, May 27th from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles


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