CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD, YCBD PR A) (the “Company”), one of the leading, and most highly trusted and recognized, cannabidiol (CBD) brands, announced today that it is extending its category-exclusive Official CBD marketing partnership with Bellator MMA, a wholly owned subsidiary of ViacomCBS. As part of the agreement, the cbdMD brand will be prominently featured on the mat at all Bellator MMA fights and throughout all Bellator MMA social media content.
“cbdMD has proven to be the trusted CBD brand amongst many of the leading Bellator MMA fighters. We are excited to help cbdMD grow its brand awareness among our global audience. With the onset of additional advertisement opportunities, we can generate significant brand awareness to help deliver increased sales conversion for the brand,” said Scott Coker, President of Bellator MMA.
Beginning July 24th, live on Paramount Network, Bellator 242: Bandejas vs. Pettis will headline the return of Bellator MMA and cbdMD will be prominently displayed. Bellator MMA, a leading mixed martial arts organization featuring the best fighters in the world, is broadcast to nearly one billion people in over 160 countries. In the U.S., Bellator can be seen on Paramount Network and DAZN, the world’s first truly dedicated LIVE sports streaming service.
About cbdMD, Inc.
cbdMD, Inc. is a nationally recognized consumer cannabidiol (CBD) brand whose current products include CBD tinctures, CBD capsules, CBD gummies, CBD topicals, CBD bath bombs and CBD pet products. cbdMD is also a proud partner of Bellator MMA and Life Time, Inc., and has one of the largest rosters of professional sports athletes who are part of “Team cbdMD.” To learn more about cbdMD and our comprehensive line of over 100 SKUs of U.S. produced, Non-THC1 CBD products, please visit www.cbdMD.com, follow cbdMD on Instagram and Facebook, or visit one of the 6,000 retail outlets that carry cbdMD products.
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1 Non-THC is defined as below the level of detection using validated scientific analytical tools