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MMA on Long Island Returns June 28th

MMA on Long Island Returns June 28th

St. James, NY –  June 28th will mark the 5th installment of the MMA Platinum Gloves series – MMA on Long Island. The MMA Platinum Gloves was developed to showcase local amateur MMA talent from right here on Long Island. On March 29th, The MMA Platinum Gloves held an event at the Sports Arena in St. James in front of over 600 fans. The Sports […]

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June 8th, 2014

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MMA Platinum Gloves Finals

MMA Platinum Gloves Finals

Click Here to Watch Replay The finals of the first ever MMA tournament in Long Island, New York was a huge hit as MMA Platinum Gloves put on the finale of their 3-event tourney from St Joseph’s College. This event was chalk full of exciting fights with several stoppages. In the main event, Nick Fiore (3-0) defeated Prince Uchegbu (2-1) via guillotine choke in the […]

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December 16th, 2013

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Newsday.com: Fiore takes off in amateur MMA tournament

Newsday.com: Fiore takes off in amateur MMA tournament

by Mark La Monica | Newsday.com Three times a week, Nick Fiore flies in a plane. In the cockpit. In the pilot’s seat. He’s 20 years old. He takes off from and lands at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, “so watch out when you’re driving on [Route] 110,” he said. Fiore, a junior at Farmingdale State focusing on aviation, took flight on another career path Thursday […]

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October 26th, 2013

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First Amateur MMA World Championships To Be Held in the USA

First Amateur MMA World Championships To Be Held in the USA

The IMMAF announced that the first amateur World Championships will be sanctioned by the UMMAF and held in Las Vegas, NV, USA in July 2014. The preparations are well under way, but there is a great deal to be done. Among various operational changes, we’re working with the Nevada State Commission to get the proper legal set-up for the event and get Officials trained across […]

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August 27th, 2013

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Dates and Venues Announced!

Dates and Venues Announced!

Long Island, NY – We are proud to announce that we have secured the 3 dates for season 1 of the MMA Platinum Gloves. After a few venues fell through we were able to secure the Sheraton Hotel of Smithtown for the first date and St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue for the semis and finals. Both venues are very familiar with combat sports but this will […]

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July 25th, 2013

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Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2013 MMA Gloves Amateur Tournament. The tournament is open to all amateur MMA fighters ages 18 to 40 and will start in the fall. Register Now

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July 20th, 2013

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