Tag Archive: Featured

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March 7, 2020

Adam Kownacki: On a Journey To Be the Best

written by Naum Tanchuk / photos by Matt Culley   All lights are on Adam Kownacki.   A top-ten ranked heavyweight boxer with a precious undefeated record.  The Polish superstar is beloved  here in Brooklyn, NY and he brings with... View Article

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March 4, 2020

Behind the Fighter: Taneisha Tennant

This episode of “Behind the Fighter” takes you inside the mind of Invicta FC Bantamweight, Taneisha Tennant. Learn what inspired her to become a Martial Artist and Fighter, what she thinks of where Women’s MMA is currently and where it... View Article

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February 27, 2020

Training Day: Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA

Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA has long been known as one of the top gyms in NY, and the fight game in general. Led by head coach and co-owner, Keith Trimble, it has consistently produced high level fighters across the different genres of... View Article

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February 24, 2020

Ryan LaFlare: The Fighting Entrepreneur

written by Yusuf Adkins / edited by Kyle Antonelli In answering a litany of questions, Ryan LaFlare answered in a calmly and effortlessly.  Just Like training for a fight or wrestling match, he connected his answers methodically like a 1-1-2... View Article

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February 17, 2020

Fight Night: ROC 71

  On Friday February 21, 2020 the long and storied history of Ring of Combat adds another chapter when they return to the Tropicana in Atlantic City for ROC 71. As one of the sports longest running promotions, ROC has... View Article

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February 11, 2020

Don’t Leave it in Their Hands: Judging in MMA

written by Matt Culley / edited by Kyle Antonelli   This past weekend the world watched as Jon “Bones” Jones defended his title against a tough, young challenger in Dominick Reyes. Although some fans were upset over the decision going... View Article

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February 6, 2020

Katlyn Chookagian: On the Cusp

written by Jennifer Anderson / photo by Eric Coleman   This Saturday, February 8th, marks the UFC’s first title bouts of the new year with UFC 247.  A light heavyweight title fight, Jones vs Reyes, headlines the event, and the... View Article

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January 31, 2020

The Golden Age of Combat Sports

written by Matt Culley (matthew.culley) / edited by Kyle Antonelli (@kpa8_11)   “What do you want to watch?” This simple question takes on a much larger weight these days.The focus of the masses has been captured by our devices, digital... View Article

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January 28, 2020

Claressa Shields: The GWOAT

  written by Naum Tanchuk   Claressa Shields is a champion. It would be hard to describe her boxing career in any other way, with back-to-back Olympic gold medals and world championships in three different weight classes.  Not to mention... View Article

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December 17, 2019

Jon Calestine Seminar for Charity

written by Akbar Muhammed / photos by Edgar Rojas   On Sunday December 8th, a few short weeks before the holidays many were treated to an amazing seminar held at Renzo Gracie Fight Academy (RGFA) in Brooklyn, NY. The seminar... View Article