Fighters of New York

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October 13, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Sophia Mirabella

A young athlete will make her kickboxing debut in the ring tonight at Lou Neglia’s Combat at the Capitale, but this is far from her first show. Tiger Schulmann’s Sophia Mirabella may be only fifteen years old, but the fighter... View Article

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September 29, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Erin Jimenez

It was a relatively warm day in April in New York City while women were sweating and packed together on the second floor of Evolution Muay Thai. They were doing a round-robin of sparring, while the fighter hosting the event,... View Article

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September 28, 2017

Lion Fight 38 Weigh-Ins Complete

The New York Fighting team made their way to Connecticut for the premier Muay Thai promotion Lion Fight’s event, held at Foxwoods Theater. On the card are several top New York Muay Thai fighters, including Renzo Gracie’s Elijah Clarke and... View Article

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September 22, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Angela Chang

Angela Chang’s face is familiar to many in the New York Muay Thai fight scene. A fighter out of Sitan Gym NY, the athlete has been training for the last four years. Those who know her, miss her–as she’s been... View Article

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September 8, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Grace Aveen

If you were to ask the Irish Grace Aveen what was her biggest accomplishment this year, she’d tell you it was when she stepped into the ring at the world’s biggest stage to fight on Triumph Kombat’s Full Rules Muay Thai... View Article

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September 1, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Jen Allen Russell

Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Jen Allen Russell is this week’s #FemaleFighterFriday. The professor and Black Belt under Tom DeBlass at Ocean County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu recently competed at IBJJF’s Master World Tournament in Las Vegas where she took home a silver medal.... View Article

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August 25, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Daria Albers

Fighter and coach Daria Albers now calls Physical Culture Collective in Brooklyn her home gym, but the universal athlete has long spent her time traveling and training around the world. As a 19-year-old in Germany, Albers used the sport of... View Article

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August 18, 2017

Female Fighter Friday: Andrea Jordan

Purple belt Andrea Jordan out of Pellegrino’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy is this week’s #FemaleFighterFriday. The athlete recently won her Fight to Win Pro bout via arm bar on August 5th, but it wasn’t her first rodeo–she also... View Article