MLW issued the following:
MLW and Hot Topic announce merchandise licensing partnership
Hot Topic to feature the world of Major League Wrestling and its fighters
Major League Wrestling (MLW®), a new era premier fighting organization, today announced their licensing partnership with Hot Topic, Inc., the leading omnichannel platform for music, entertainment and pop culture merchandise.
Hot Topic will have the licensing rights to the hit wrestling league MLW, and its roster of popular fighters to offer fans merchandise, fashion apparel and accessories.
The collection launches today at: https://www.hottopic.com/pop-culture/shop-by-license/major-league-wrestling/
The first wave of MLW merchandise from Hot Topic features MLW branded apparel as well as product featuring World Heavyweight Champion Alex Hammerstone, Jacob Fatu, Taya Valkyrie. Davey Richards, and Microman.
“This partnership with Hot Topic is another step in continuing to align ourselves with the hottest brands and platforms,” said Court Bauer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MLW. “We look forward to bringing merchandise inspired by our diverse and popular fighters to Hot Topic and it kicks off today.”
About Hot Topic
Hot Topic, Inc. is the leading omni-channel merchandise destination for entertainment and music fans comprised of three unique brands: Hot Topic, BoxLunch and Her Universe. Known for its celebration of individuality, the portfolio of brands offer licensed apparel, accessories, collectibles, and more, that appeal to a diverse global audience. Based in Los Angeles, CA, the company operates a digital commerce platform as well as 800 Hot Topic and BoxLunch stores that serve as a source for community, discovery and inspiration. For more information, visit hottopic.com, boxlunch.com and heruniverse.com.
About Major League Wrestling
Major League Wrestling (MLW®) is a sports media holding company, offering television content, action figures, apparel, live events, and ancillary entertainment. MLW operates in major markets throughout the United States and Mexico, including New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, and Tijuana. One of the fastest growing wrestling leagues today, MLW programming is available worldwide on YouTube, FITE.tv, beIN Sports, Ayozat TV on SKY in the United Kingdom and in over 20 countries and counting.
MLW events showcase diversity and the full spectrum of professional wrestling, with athletes representing countries around the world with fighting styles, including: technical, Japanese strong style, lucha libre, King’s Road brawling, MMA, catch wrestling, hybrid wrestling, submission grappling and other disciplines.
For more information visit MLW.com and follow MLW on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.