Fighters of New York

May 16, 2016

Fighters of New York: Matt Bilella

A young local fighter, Matt “The Horror” Bilella collided with Arik Tahveez on the night of April 2nd, 2016 for the promotion New York Fight Exchange . Coming off of his MMA debut on December 9th, 2015 (which he lost by majority decision),... View Article

May 9, 2016

Fighters of New York: Jennie Nedell

One June 10th in Brooklyn, NY, professional kickboxer Jennie Nedell will be getting the chance to “rectify one of my losses,” in her words, at the Battle of the Millennium against Canadian fighter Anna Sheer. For this edition of Fighters... View Article

April 1, 2016

Fighters of New York: Codie Payne

American Top Team Whitestone’s Codie Payne (1-2 MMA) will be at it again this Saturday, in Queens, NY, at New York Fight Exchange. He is going up against mixed martial artist Yuting Hong in the WKA NY Lightweight (155lb) division. “They... View Article

April 1, 2016

Fighters of New York: Craig May

The upstart amateur MMA promotion New York Fight Exchange holds its next event on April 2nd in Jamaica, Queens NY, and is set to feature a slate of notable local fighters. New York Fighting recently spoke with one of those... View Article

March 31, 2016

Fighters of New York: Sam Hoenig

In the world of combat sports, it’s simple for one to call themselves a fighter. Fighting in the cage or in the ring is common. However, Sam Hoenig takes being a fighter to another level; fighting not only in the... View Article

March 30, 2016

Fighters of New York: Bobby Bodden

March 22, 2016 will go down as a red banner day for New York. It was the day that saw Mixed Martial Arts finally legalized in our beautiful state. However, now a new question arises – When will the UFC... View Article

March 29, 2016

Fighters of New York: Jenn Ventriglia

Thirty-year old Jenn Ventriglia started her Mixed Martial Arts journey a little later than others. At the age of twenty-eight her friend convinced her to try out a Jiu-Jitsu class that she was enrolled in, and since then it seems... View Article

Andre Shuler
March 16, 2016

Fighters of New York: Andre Shuler

Long Island native Andre Shuler is training for his seventh kickboxing bout, in his hometown, as he prepares to take on Deshawn Robinson. Training out of East West MMA in Coram, Long Island, this will be Shuler’s fifth year competing... View Article

March 3, 2016

Fighters of New York: Brian Kelleher

Leading up to last year’s showdown between Brian “Boom” Kelleher and Julio Arce at Ring of Combat 52 in September of 2015, the odds seemed heavily in favor of the defending bantamweight champion Arce. Running high on an undefeated professional... View Article

February 24, 2016

Fighters of New York: Andrew Ball

“I Love kickboxing and training, doing and teaching until I’m an old man…” In this edition of Fighters of New York, we spoke to twenty-eight year old Long Island, New York native Andrew Ball, who is currently is looking to get his “feet... View Article