Tag Archive: New York City

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July 14, 2017

Fighters of New York: Chris “Super Swiss” Lukusa

Friday, March 3rd, 2017. It was another packed house at the Broad Street Ballroom in Lower Manhattan for the Muay Thai promotion Friday Night Fights. The Swiss kickboxer Chris Lukusa paced anxiously in the warm-up area, a renovated gymnasium on... View Article

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July 14, 2017

Fighters of New York: Bartosz Botwina

The sound of timers going off is what greets guests as they walk into Evolution Muay Thai. Nestled on the second floor of 27th St and Broadway, the gym is lively and rambunctious. Head instructor and owner Brandon Levi walks... View Article

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July 6, 2017

The Fight Cave Ep 35: Ray Longo & Jennie Nedell

Matt took a trip to LAW MMA to talk to fighter Jennie Nedell and coach Ray Longo. Everything from Jennie’s upcoming Glory Kickboxing fight at MSG, to Ray’s passion for Kali, Knife Fighting, and Jeet Kung Do was discussed. They also share... View Article

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June 8, 2017

Getting to Know Muay Thai Fighter Ognjen Topic

Muay Thai fighter Ognjen Topic is light on his feet as he moves around the blue mats at North Jersey Muay Thai. The gym is relatively small, painted white, and composed of brick and concrete. As light pours in through... View Article

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March 6, 2017

Friday Night Fights – Recap

Friday Night Fights held their second show of the year at the Ball Street Ballroom this past Friday. Many of the best WKA judges refereed the bouts, with thirteen action-packed fights on the card filling the venue with excited fans. Fighters came... View Article

August 4, 2015

Behind the Fighter: Phillipe Nover

  In this edition of Behing The Fighter, we travel to New York City, and speak to a veteran of Mixed Martial Arts, UFC fighter, Phillipe Nover.  NewYorkFighting.com was able to grab a few minutes with the Brooklyn, New York... View Article

July 16, 2015

New York Fighting History: Sifu Ralph Mitchell

    “Do well what you do well, but more importantly… functionalize your art”   In the first episode of our new series, New York Fighting History, we get to take a look at one of the true pioneers of Martial Arts,... View Article