Tag: "new york"


Opening night at “Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Art Gallery”

With 2014 being the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, all sorts of celebrations are happening in various ways around America. One of the more interesting ones is this special traveling art show, courtesy of Gallery 1988. We were at opening night of the “Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Art Gallery” at the Gallery 69 in Tribeca, NYC, and […]


“Road to Glory USA” brings welterweight tournament to NYC in March

Glory Sports International (GSI), the parent company of the world’s new premiere kickboxing league, announced today that it will bring it’s ROAD TO GLORY USA development fight series designed to identify America’s next great kickboxing superstars, to Capitale in New York, N.Y., on Friday, March 22. The winner of the eight-man, single-elimination welterweight (170 pounds/77 […]


Update on Zuffa’s lawsuit against New York

Justin Klein on The Fight Lawyer has an update on the case of Zuffa VS The State of New York. Just to loosely summarize, Zuffa is suing NY on the grounds that they are going against their constitutional rights. On January 5, 2012, there was a status conference before Judge Kimba Wood in Zuffa et […]


“New York MMA” makes its theatrical debut this month

Kahleem Poole-Tejada’s documentary, “New York MMA” is making its debut in a proper theatre, and you can come and support the film! At the end of this month in Lyons, NY, fans of the sport and good movies are encouraged to come to this showing and see a fine film that showcases the struggle of […]


One Man in the Way of MMA in New York

BY PETER LAMPASONA It’s April in New York. Beaches are opening on Long Island. Fair-weather joggers are more easily coaxed into Central Park. And Albany is square in the middle of the political horse trading that is the legislative session. Among the issues being debated on the capital is a perennial battle for the sanctioning […]


Frank Shamrock pushing for MMA in New York at the State Assembly

Looks like New York has a new spokesperson to help push MMA in New York, and it’s Frank Shamrock! Shamrock, who is in the process of moving to New York and filming a reality series called “Ungloved” all about the journey, has stepped up to the plate to help educate the masses and politicians about […]


Reminder! Tomorrow is the rally for MMA in NY and you better be there!

It’s time to be heard, East Coast MMA fans! Tomorrow, February 8, starting at 12 noon, a rally will be held for the support of legalized and regulated mixed martial arts in New York State. The gathering will be at 250 Broadway, Manhattan, New York, 10007, which is conveniently across the street from City Hall, […]


New York State Assembly Majority leader Ronald Canestrari still hates MMA despite knowing little about it

We have all heard from NY assemblyman Bob Reilly, MMA’s most vocal opponent in New York, but the man with more say is actually Ronald Canestrari. Representing District 106 in the State Assembly of the state of New York, Canestrari has announced his position on MMA at last to Peter Lampasona of USCombatSports.com and made […]


The Garden’s return to glory starts with MMA

BY PETER LAMPASONA Madison Square Garden hosted its first heavyweight title fight in 1882 when John L. Sullivan defended his title against Joe Collins. Since that time, the little building at 4 Penn Plaza and its three predecessors have become known as the Mecca of boxing, with Manhattan being the ultimate fight town. Yet, the […]


Shine Fight: Ricardo Mayorga VS Din Thomas NY Press Conference

On April 15, 2010 at Victor’s Cafe in NYC, Shine Fight Promotions held a press conference to promote their May 15 pay-per-view event, Shine Fight: World’s Collide, with the main event being boxing champion Ricardo Mayorga making his 4 0z. gloved debut against MMA and UFC veteran Din Thomas. Back in December, Din spoke with […]