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NJACB COMBAT/CONTACT SPORTS MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM

Richard Hughes Justice Complex 25 Market Street, 6th Floor Library Point Conference Room Trenton, NJ Tuesday, June 16, 2016 AGENDA CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS & CLINICAL PEARLS IN RINGSIDE MEDICINE OPENING REMARKS    9:00 am – 9:05 am LARRY HAZZARD SR., COMMISSIONER New … Continue reading

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Combat Sports Anarchy in a New York Minute

Casting bread upon the waters, you hope a big fish will bite. Behold this NBC News 4 I-Team report on legislatively mandated anarchy in New York combat sports: CLICK HERE. Exempting combat sports from regulation effectively sanctions anarchy rather than … Continue reading

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New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame to Honor 4th Class of Inductees

New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame Fourth Class Inductees: Felix Martinez │ MMA Promoter Dave Mastrogiovanni │ MMA Promoter Carl Mascarenhas │ Amateur MMA Promoter Mark Shopp │ Pioneer Fighter Dave Sholler │ Public Relations Larry Cureton │ Kickboxing … Continue reading

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Lethal Stakes in New York’s Statutory Shell Game

Maybe five or so years ago, NYPD shut down an amateur Muay Thai show at Peggy Chau’s Fighthouse in midtown Manhattan. SPOILER ALERT. The New York State statute banning “Combative Sports” applies only to professionals. It also exempts “martial arts” … Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Criminal Justice in America Grants Immunity to ‘Unregulated’ Fights to the Death When something bad happens, almost never is it an accident. Somewhere, somehow, some way, someone broke the rules. Rules of the road patrol the frontier between safe and … Continue reading

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New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame to Induct 3rd Class

The New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame announces the third class of inductees. To see all of the inductees’ biographies and pictures, visit their website. This class will be honored at the Induction dinner gala to be held at … Continue reading

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New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2014

New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame announces the third class of inductees. To see all of the inductees’ biographies and pictures, visit the Website. This year’s class will be honored at the Induction Dinner Gala to be held at … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back

With the UFC’s wind beneath Its Wings, Lion Fight has launched a retaliatory strike against Glory’s campaign to vanquish American independence. Whilst blood spills by the barrel all around us from wounds that trace to Europe’s colonial legacy, who’d have … Continue reading

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Epitaph for Sanity in a Sport’s Fairy Tale

If you’re wired into tech toys, then you’re not just a fan of the fights. You’re also a fan of technological innovation. The latest epitaph for sanity in corporate fairy tales is ‘Disruptive Innovation’. We think of mixed martial arts … Continue reading

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Demons of Demolition in Bowery Battle

COMBAT AT THE CAPITALE IN NEW YORK CITY ON APRIL 4, 2014 : Middleweight Men, Professional Glory Rules Elvis Gashi (Lions Martial Arts in Brooklyn) vs. André Schuler (East West Martial Arts in New Jersey) Winner: Elvis Gashi by TKO … Continue reading

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