Who’d have thunk that UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would have to make a plea to the general public to get a t-shirt?!
No, things aren’t that bad… they’re actually that good.
Rousey could obviously purchase a castle full of t-shirts if she wanted to, but she and the UFC announced a contest on Friday so that you can try and get Rousey to wear a shirt that you design… plus, you’ll get a whole bunch of cool schwag if you win.
According to the UFC announcement:
The UFC is calling all fans, artists and designers to show off their creativity and submit a design that will be worn by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as her Walkout T-shirt at her next fight. The UFC and Rousey are looking for a creative, unique design that showcases her personality. There is no cost to enter and entries must be received by Friday, Oct. 31.
In addition to Rousey wearing the T-shirt, the winning designer will also receive The Ultimate UFC Pack, which includes a limited edition, custom-made EA SPORTS UFC Octagon Kit autographed by Rousey, Monster UFC Octagon Headphones and Earbuds, and T-shirts printed with the winning design. The EA SPORTS UFC Octagon Kit includes a custom skinned Sony PlayStation 4 console and two controllers, a copy of EA SPORTS UFC and a pair of Century UFC fight gloves.
“I’m excited to see all of the designs from our fans,” said Rousey. “Walkout T-shirts are an expression of the fighter and this contest gives one lucky designer the opportunity to be represented as part of the fight night.”
Anyone interested in participating in the contest should submit designs online at www.UFC.com/RondaTee during the contest period. The designs must be original and include the UFC logo and name “Ronda ‘Rowdy’ Rousey” or “’Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey.” Entries should be designed at 300 dpi or be in vector format and saved for web as a 1200 x 1200 JPEG file. For complete details and official rules, visit www.UFC.com/RondaTee. Contest ends Oct. 31, 2014. No purchase necessary.
The winning design will be announced in Nov. 2014 and will be worn by Rousey at her next fight.
Rousey is expected to step in the cage with Cat Zingano at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, so come one, get this lady a shirt!
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