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February 22, 2021

Fighters of New York: Jared Gordon

  written by Joseph Doria III  The word adversity does not begin to describe the trials and tribulations that UFC featherweight Jared Gordon has faced in his life. Time and time again, he has proved that he can overcome anything... View Article

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January 11, 2021

Fighters of New York: Mike Misa

written by Joseph Doria III   The transition between two different types of fighting is a tremendous challenge that is difficult for any fighter. Not only does it require both a mental and physical change, but a significant amount of... View Article

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December 8, 2020

Fighters of New York: Krista Hannaford

written by Joseph Doria Krista Hannaford is a rising amateur in the expanding world of Mixed Martial Arts. Her tremendous footwork, striking, and fighting IQ give her an advantage over her opponents. Her path to this career, however, was unlike... View Article

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October 20, 2020

A Fair Share: Women’s Pay in MMA

written by Matt Culley / edited by Kyle Antonelli There was a time, back in the earlier days of Mixed Martial Arts, when Dana White and the UFC did not see any value in having women fight in the Octagon.... View Article

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October 8, 2020

The Fight Cave: EP 89 w/ Nick Pace

UFC and Bellator vet Nick Pace joins the guys for episode 89!   Topics disused in The Fight Cave: – Look Back: Holm vs Aldana – Matchmaker Moment: Holly Homs Carlos Condit Michael Chandler – Fight Cave 5: Top 5 Submissions... View Article

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September 17, 2020

Photo Sessions: Female Fighters

  Talented photographer Derwin S. Joza Sr has covered the local combat sports scene for years. Recently, Derwin began photographing some of these athletes outside of competition, offering a beautiful contrast to the rugged, and sometimes bloody, fight photos that... View Article

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July 13, 2020

The Journey: Alex Ecklin

  written by Jacques Blain Imagine having a passion. Imagine taking that passion and making a business, a source of income. The obvious thing to do is to invest your time and energy into building that business and making it... View Article

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July 6, 2020

Here Comes the BOOM

written by Casey Lynn   Here comes the “BOOM.” A Long Islander born and raised, Brian “Boom” Kelleher has lived the fight life for over a decade.  From mopping floors in an Ithaca gym, to winning two fights amidst a... View Article

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June 26, 2020

Merab Dvalishvili: All the Way from Georgia

written by Casey Lynn   All the way from Georgia. No, not that Georgia. Georgia, a country at the intersection of Europe and Asia, is a former Soviet republic that’s home to Caucasus Mountain villages and Black Sea beaches. It’s... View Article