Georges St. Pierre Autograph Contest
If you watched UFC 158®, you saw that Georges St. Pierre fought a smart and calculated fight in route to his victory over Nick Diaz. If you follow SafeAuto’s Facebook page, you are well aware that the state minimum auto insurance company had logo representation during the primetime bout.read more
The week leading up to the fight we decided to give away a 16x20 signed poster of Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit from UFC® 143. SafeAuto receives fantastic interaction from UFC® fans throughout their various social media channels. Why wouldn’t we hook-up an avid fan (who was randomly selected) with this great prize?
The contest generated 267 comments, an all-time record for SafeAuto’s Facebook page. The lucky winner was Chris Trulove from Georgia. As an avid UFC® fan, we are extremely excited to provide Chris with the signed poster.
If you entered the contest and didn’t win, don’t be too bummed out. We are giving away a Georges St. Pierre signed hat! That’s right; you can win an autograph from GSP. Mike Sloan from Sherdog.com calls St. Pierre “One of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport.”
All you have to do is send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us who won our ‘Do The Jingle’ contest (Hint: visit www.safeauto.com/dothejingle).
What You Don’t Know About the SafeAuto Fight Team
SafeAuto has been honored to sponsor countless top notch UFC® fighters over the years. We are well aware of their outstanding record inside of the Octagon™ and the great job these warriors have done representing the leader in state minimum auto insurance coverage. There is information about members of the SafeAuto Fight Team that the most knowledgeable UFC® fans may not be aware of.read more
When training, SafeAuto Fight Team member Clay “The Carpenter” Guida resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in an RV down by the river!
Heavyweight fighter Travis “Hapa” Browne starred in a SafeAuto commercial with Norm Macdonald. What many people don’t know is that Norm convinced Travis Browne to fight his friend, Josh.
Before becoming a fighter, Bart Palaszewski trained whilst working as a photographer and graphic designer and holding other computer jobs. After seeing his first MMA event, Bartimus was hooked!
Erik “Goyito” Perez worked as a carpenter and in a tortilla factory before he started fighting. Perez was granted permission by UFC® president Dana White to walk out to the Octagon™ for his UFC 155 bout in a custom-designed luchador mask by Victor Martinez.
Nate Diaz’s favorite musician’s are Eminem and Led Zeppelin. Diaz was an official presenter at the 97.9 DUB Car Show and Concert in Dallas, Texas.
If you followed our social media channels, maybe you were familiar with the above mentioned information. If not, hopefully you learned some fun facts! Be sure to stay tuned to the SafeAuto Insurance Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube channels for behind-the-scenes UFC® content.
Nate Diaz will Represent SafeAuto on UFC on Fox Bout vs. Henderson
The SafeAuto logo has become a staple inside the Octagon since the state minimum auto insurance company became an official sponsor of the UFC®. This Saturday, the brand will receive more tremendous publicity as the red SA insignia will be present on Nate Diaz’s trunks as he takes on Benson Henderson in a nationally televised UFC® on Fox bout for the lightweight championship.read more
Diaz has been a part of the SafeAuto Fight Team for the majority of the 2012 calendar year. He even surprised fight fans in Dallas when he made an appearance at the SafeAuto booth at the DUB Car Show to sign autographs. This Saturday, it will be no surprise to see an action packed fight for the championship belt.
“I don’t think I’ve got a chance of winning any type of decision,” said Diaz to Inside MMA. “So I gotta go out there and do what I can do to try and finish my opponent, try to be the best fighter and win the fight.”
While fighters such as Diaz are contending for the championship, SafeAuto is always striving to be associated with championship caliber UFC® athletes. “It’s cool to be associated with a company that’s so involved with the UFC®,” stated Diaz.
The championship fight in Seattle, Washington will certainly be a memorable one. Being associated with a championship UFC® bout is an event that the affordable car insurance company is very proud of. Be sure to tune in this Saturday on Fox to catch all of the action!
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SafeAuto To Give Away Amazing UFC® Prizes During the Holiday Time
Thanksgiving is fast approaching which means that American’s will soon begin to feverishly shop for holiday gifts. While people certainly shop for auto insurance, it isn’t the type of gift that is typically placed under the Christmas tree.read more
As an official sponsor of the UFC®, SafeAuto Insurance is giving away amazing memorabilia from the Ultimate Fighting Championship that fans everywhere will be bragging about. Signed gloves, posters and hats from top fighters such as Chuck Lidell, Jon “Bones” Jones, Chael Sonnen, Junior Dos Santos and Phil Davis are some of the amazing gifts that SA will give away through their various social media channels.
For our first contest, we will be giving away an official UFC® signed glove from Jon “Bones” Jones. If you can name the music contest that SafeAuto runs beginning in January (hint: visit our website to find out) you will be entered into a random drawing for your chance to win this amazing gift!
Email your answer to email@example.com for your chance to win. Stay tuned to our Facebook page where we will be announcing the winner on 11/14/12.
SafeAuto Facebook Fans Win Big at the “VIP at the UFC” Contest in Minneapolis
You won’t meet two bigger UFC® fans than Michael Schweigert Hogart and Frank Horak. While attending broadcasting school together, the two hosted their own MMA radio show. With such a familiarity with the growing sport of mixed martial arts, the two couldn’t believe what they were about to experience courtesy of SafeAuto Insurance.
The diehard fans won airfare, hotel, tickets to the UFC® on FX bout in Minneapolis, plus a private meet and greet with SafeAuto Fight Team member Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne at the weigh-ins. “Not only did we get to meet one of our favorite fighters in Browne, we also got to meet Randy Couture and my dream girl, women’s Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey,” stated an ecstatic Schweigert.
As an official sponsor of the UFC®, the state minimum auto insurance company will run several contests on their Facebook page to reward the rapid UFC® fan base. “Even though ‘Hapa’ couldn’t pull of the win, overall this trip was a once in a lifetime experience,” said Schweigert. “I’ve been bragging to all of my friends non stop about the access we got this weekend!”
SafeAuto tries to constantly stay engaged with their social media following. The “VIP at the UFC” Facebook contest was another example how they were able to excite their online following. “It really speaks volumes about SafeAuto that they would reward fans like this, it’s just amazing!” stated Schweigert.read more