CarrierDirect Sponsors Matt Mitrione in UFC Fight Night 68 on Saturday, June 6

Top Quote Mitrione Faces No. 9 Ranked Heavyweight Fighter Ben Rothwell in Co-Main Card Event. End Quote
  • Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) June 05, 2015 - CarrierDirect, a highly regarded advisory firm to transportation and logistics companies announces their sponsorship of No. 12 heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione in his UFC heavyweight showdown against Ben Rothwell this Saturday, June 6 in New Orleans at 10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.

    In the biggest fight of his career and the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 68, Mitrione will appear entering the octagon sporting a CarrierDirect branded hat and logo on the fight shorts.

    "The CarrierDirect family are avid UFC fans, and couldn't be more proud and excited to sponsor Matt Mitrione in UFC Fight Night 68," said Erik Malin, Executive Vice President of CarrierDirect. "Besides being a genuine guy and devoted dad, his unmatched athleticism sets him apart from other fighters in his weight class and we can't wait to see what he does on Saturday night."

    CarrierDirect has sponsored various UFC fighters in the past, including Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski.

    Mitrione enters Saturday's matchup against Rothwell off a three fight knockout streak, with his last fight against Phil De Fries ending by knockout in the first 19 seconds of the first round. The former NFL player will look to emerge as a top heavyweight contender with a win on Saturday night.

    For more information on UFC Fight Night 68 or CarrierDirect, visit or To keep up to date on Mitrione in the days and hours leading up to the big fight, follow him and CarrierDirect on Twitter ( @ ) mattmitrione, ( @ ) CarrierDirect dot

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    CarrierDirect is a leading advisory firm to freight carriers and third-party logistics companies, supporting their efforts to become top enterprises in their space. For more information on CarrierDirect visit Follow them on Twitter at

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