THURSDAY, MAY 23
BROAD STREET BALLROOM
41 Broad St., NY, NY
The event was LIVE-STREAMED by Puglife Chronicles with expert commentators and our great friends, Jorge & Dave!
All Proceeds Went To
JASON KLABAL vs. VIRGIL "BIG V" RANAUDO
Boxing became a way to a healthier life, Jason became so fit he wanted to test his skill by competing. This is Jason's second show with us he is currently 1-0 and a very exciting heavy weight fighter, we are very happy to have him back with us....
"THE BIG V"
Out of Freehold New Jersey we bring you Virgil, The Big V!” Ranaudo o o o BACK FOR HIS 2ND BOUT AFTER HIS DEBUT TRIUMPH! Father of 3 Virgil remembers fondly watching the boxing greats with his dad....
SARAH CUNNINGHAM vs. JOANNA YAGERMAN
From the Boxing Rich Heritage of Ireland, we bring you Sarah Cunningham! RETURNING AFTER HER TRIUMPHANT DEBUT! 1-0. Sarah fell in love with NYC after having spent a summer here when she was 21......
JAY GRDINA vs. CHRIS PETERSON
I love sports — I have a lot of friends that are pro athletes - of which a handful are boxers. I started in boxing for the fitness aspects and immediately became hooked. It’s a passion and a way of life for me. I always wanted to see how I would do in the ring...
"I have learned how much of boxing is a mental game, where each small step builds confidence for the next, bigger challenge. Gleason's Give A Kid A Dream charity helps kids apply that same lesson to their lives, and I am happy to fight for them" ...
NICK "BABYFACE" CLARY vs. JOSHUA ALDRIDGE
Out of Long Branch New Jersey we bring you Mr. Nick Clary. At 26 this is his first bout as we are proud, he chooses Fighters 4 Life for his debut. Nicks love of boxing was fostered by the memories of watching Gatti vs Ward, May of 2002, with his dad...
“I love boxing because it allows me to better myself in more ways than one. Without giving some long list of things that boxing has done for me the two most important are: I’m becoming more physically fit with each passing week of training..."
JOHN-PETER CRUZ vs. MICHAEL LEE
I've always been drawn to boxing. Maybe because it was the Tyson era and looked like fun. Can't get enough of boxing movies these days either. Unfortunately, I never had the money to pay for lessons as a kid. I took some lessons here and there...
From Queens NY training at MENDEZ BOXING GYM we bring you Mr. Michael LEE!! Michael started boxing at Syracuse University through the school's boxing club. Until that time he enjoyed boxing as a spectator, but that was the first time...
JOSHUA TEICHER vs. JOSEPH TETRO
A successful promo film editor and filmmaker. Joshua's talent is apparent in and outside the ring as he embraces each new project and goal with positivity, creativity, and enthusiasm.
From a young age Joe enjoyed watching fights with his Grandfathers and brother Chris. Every Monday morning Chris and Joe talk on the phone from Colorado to Alabama to discuss the weekends fights and recent boxing news...
ARIEL FISCHER vs. MORRIS ANKAPONG
"While training, I decided that joining the charity fight would be a great way to put my skills to the test while also fighting for a great cause. I'm looking forward to being a part of the upcoming fight in May!" ...
ERICA KOLTUNOV vs. MARIA ELENA CASSIANO
Out of BROOOOKLLLYNNNN we bring you Erica Koltunov!!!!! Training with the world Champion Heather Hardy this forever boxing fan grew up listening to Howard Cosell watching IRON Mike Tyson, Holyfield and B HOP box...
MARIA ELENA CASSIANO
SAMEER ABDULSATTER vs. MICHAEL UMHAEFER
Out of Broooooklyn we bring you Sameer Abdulsattar! A true boxing effectionato Sameer loved watching prince Naseem Hamed fight. "My heroes in life are my parents, Jim Rogers and Kobe Bryant."
ERIN BAUWENS vs. ALEX CASABLANCA
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"I started boxing because I’m extremely competitive and it seemed like a great workout/fun, I went to one class and sparred afterwards and fell in love with the sport. I want to compete because I genuinely enjoy doing it and want to keep getting better."
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ALEXANDRA LUSTIG vs. MELISSA BOVIERO
Alex is a first time fighter. She trains at Gleason's Gym with Devon Cormack. Outside the ring, Alex is a corporate lawyer at Kirkland and Ellis. She originally hails from Brooklyn...
ROB RISPOLI vs. ANTHONY NAVALLEZ
This Is Your Chance To Have An Impact
Our events give everyone a chance to give something back. Whether you're a fighter or a trainer, a supporter or a stranger, you have the chance to put your money where your mouth is when it comes to having an impact on the lives of those who may be less fortunate.
This event's proceeds will go to Gleason's Give A Kid A Dream charity. They help inner city youth in their formative years. They work to instill confidence through boxing training, tutor to help with school work and provide a safe haven for our participants. Their goal is to help make participants champions at life!