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Fans invited to meet Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy and Liam McGeary at Modell’s Times Square

Fans invited to meet Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy and Liam McGeary at Modell’s Times Square

USA Boxing Metro Extends Registration Deadline for New National Golden Gloves Qualifying Tournament

USA Boxing Metro Extends Registration Deadline for New National Golden Gloves Qualifying Tournament

Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in high heels

Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in high heels

At Gleason’s Gym, Years of Sweat and Grime

At Gleason’s Gym, Years of Sweat and Grime

He’s a KNOCKOUT! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows off his biceps to spar at famous Brooklyn gym

He’s a KNOCKOUT! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows off his biceps to spar at famous Brooklyn gym

Watch Justin Trudeau Train Young Boxers at a Brooklyn Gym

Watch Justin Trudeau Train Young Boxers at a Brooklyn Gym

Ali, Tyson and the Irish connection: Inside New York’s school of hard knocks

Ali, Tyson and the Irish connection: Inside New York’s school of hard knocks

This Neurologist Backs Boxing, Wins Gleason’s Masters Event

This Neurologist Backs Boxing, Wins Gleason’s Masters Event

Bruce Silverglade Outside the Ring

Bruce Silverglade Outside the Ring

This Ring Cycle Comes With Gloves

This Ring Cycle Comes With Gloves

The Time Warp That Is Gleason’s Gym

The Time Warp That Is Gleason’s Gym

The Scholar Studies for Title Fight

The Scholar Studies for Title Fight

  • Fans invited to meet Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy and Liam McGeary at Modell’s Times Square
  • USA Boxing Metro Extends Registration Deadline for New National Golden Gloves Qualifying Tournament
  • Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in high heels
  • At Gleason’s Gym, Years of Sweat and Grime
  • He’s a KNOCKOUT! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows off his biceps to spar at famous Brooklyn gym
  • Watch Justin Trudeau Train Young Boxers at a Brooklyn Gym
  • Ali, Tyson and the Irish connection: Inside New York’s school of hard knocks
  • This Neurologist Backs Boxing, Wins Gleason’s Masters Event
  • Bruce Silverglade Outside the Ring
  • This Ring Cycle Comes With Gloves
  • The Time Warp That Is Gleason’s Gym
  • The Scholar Studies for Title Fight
  • Fans invited to meet Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy and Liam McGeary at Modell’s Times Square

    Wednesday, feb. 7 At 5:30 pm

    Interview, Photo and Video Opportunities Available for Media

    WHAT: 
    Heather “The Heat” Hardy And Liam McGeary Open Workout / Fan Meet & Greet
    In celebration of professional boxing champ Heather Hardy’s recently signed multi­fight MMA agreement and upcoming bout with Bellator, the undefeated 20­0 boxer and MMA sensation will make a special appearance next Wednesday, February 7th at the Modell’s Sporting Goods Times Square location beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET.

    Brooklyn’s own “The Heat,” who currently competes in both MMA and boxing, will co­headline a media workout at the famed sporting goods chain’s flagship location, followed by a meet and greet with former Bellator light heavyweight champion and fellow Bellator 194 fighter Liam McGeary. Fans can view their workouts up close and personal and later take photographs with the fighters.

    WHERE:

    Modell’s Sporting Goods Times Square: 234 W. 42nd St.; New York, N.Y. 10018

    WHEN:

    • 5:00 p.m. – Media availability with Heather Hardy and Liam McGeary
    • 5:30 p.m. – Heather Hardy workout
    • 5:45 p.m. – Liam McGeary workout
    • 6:00 p.m. – Meet & greet with fans (pictures and autographs)

    Bellator 194 Event information:

    Both Hardy and McGeary are gearing up to step inside the cage for their next MMA fight at Bellator 194 on Friday, February 16th at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. Hardy (1­1 MMA) is set to take on Ana Julaton (2­3 MMA) in a women’s bantamweight bout, while 2015 Bellator 205­ pound titleholder McGeary (12­2) squares off against Russian up­and­comer Vadim Nemkov (8­2).

    The main card will air on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and the Bellator Mobile App starting at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
    Team Hardy: Jamie Lewis | Jamie@JLEWbags.com | 646­791­9915

  • USA Boxing Metro Extends Registration Deadline for New National Golden Gloves Qualifying Tournament

    NEW YORK, NY – February 2, 2018 USA Boxing Metro will conduct the “New York Metro Qualifiers, beginning in mid-February and running through April. Due to the large number of entries, the registration deadline for the Qualifiers has been extended to February 9th. Competitors and coaches wishing to participate in the Qualifiers must register with USA Boxing, Metro at this link by February 9th and must attend the final preliminary weigh-in session on Friday, February 9th at Gleason’s Gym (130 Water Street in Brooklyn) from 5 PM to 8 PM. Boxers must bring proof of registration and USA Boxing passbooks (if renewing membership) with them to the weigh-ins.

    The tournament is open to boxers aged 8 years and older from the New York City Metropolitan area, up to and including Duchess, Orange, and Ulster Counties. Open Class competitors aged 19 to 40 will qualify for the May, 2018 National Golden Gloves Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. Additionally, Boxers aged 8 to 18 will advance to the 2018 National Junior Olympics in Charleston, WV – making this USA Boxing Metro’s largest advancing tournament ever.

    The Qualifiers will showcase the talents of New York’s best young amateur boxers in venues around the New York City area. A schedule of approximately 30 qualifying shows, including preliminaries, quarterfinals, semifinals and finals, will be available at www.usaboxingmetro.com and via social media sites: https://m.facebook.com/usaboxingmetro/ and usaboxingmetro on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/usaboxingmetro/.

    “This major event will be a first in many ways,” said USA Boxing, Metro’s Interim President, and world champion boxer, Sonya Lamonakis. “The tournament will feature competitors of all ages, not just Open and Novice Class Senior boxers, and it will be Metro’s largest tournament ever – a world-class amateur boxing production.”

    “New York has produced many world champions in both the amateur and professional ranks,” said Mike McAtee, Executive Director of USA Boxing, Inc., the sanctioning body of amateur boxing in the United States. “This tournament will undoubtedly qualify a top-notch team to represent New York in the 2018

    National Golden Gloves Tournament.”

    USA BOXING, INC. is the national governing body for Olympic-style amateur boxing. It is overseen by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which sets its rules. The national office is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

    USA BOXING, METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION, INC. is the Local Boxing Committee (LBC) comprising New York City, Long Island, and up to and including Duchess, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties.

    USA Boxing, Inc., USA Boxing, Metropolitan Association, Inc., and the “New York Metro Qualifiers” are not affiliated with and/or endorsed by Daily News Charities.

    For further information, contact:

    Ray Cuadrado: raycuadrado1@aol.com

    Sonya Lamonakis: slamonakis@yahoo.com.

  • Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in high heels

    Stunning supermodel Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in HIGH HEELS.

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  • At Gleason’s Gym, Years of Sweat and Grime

    Gleason’s Gym, the oldest boxing gymnasium in New York, will move from its address on the Brooklyn waterfront next month. It is moving only a block away, but the relocation leaves behind an era’s worth of sweat and grime that has accumulated in this temple to the sweet science.

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  • He’s a KNOCKOUT! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows off his biceps to spar at famous Brooklyn gym

    A conversation with Gleason’s Gym owner Bruce Silverglade inside his new space at 130 Water St. in DUMBO.

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  • Watch Justin Trudeau Train Young Boxers at a Brooklyn Gym

    Young boxers in New York City took lessons from a nontraditional coach on Thursday, when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn.

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  • Ali, Tyson and the Irish connection: Inside New York’s school of hard knocks

    Gleason’s Gym has forged a legion of the greatest world champions, appeared in multiple Academy Award-winning films and taught the likes of J-Lo and Usher how to fight.

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  • This Neurologist Backs Boxing, Wins Gleason’s Masters Event

    Here is the release Gleason’s sent out:

    Results from the International Master’s World Championships last Saturday

    Thanks to a nice turn out from around the World, we crowned eleven Champions at the 2016 International Master’s World Championships.

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  • Bruce Silverglade Outside the Ring

    Sports and Philanthropy: A series of articles dedicated to those who’ve given their all and still give more. Each article will feature a different community champion; no belts, no medals, no ratings… just good people passing it on.

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  • This Ring Cycle Comes With Gloves

    A recent afternoon at Gleason’s Gym in Dumbo offered the unusual sight: musician
    Dan Barrett in the ring, up against the ropes and working his hands, sending
    sonorous notes from his cello into the combative clamor of the worldfamous
    boxing
    mecca.

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  • The Time Warp That Is Gleason’s Gym

    This place is an anachronism in the fight game. The definition of that big word is, “a person or a thing that is chronologically out of place. Misplacing of persons, events, objects, or customs in regard to each other.” This is exactly what you see when you walk into this gym.

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  • The Scholar Studies for Title Fight

    A robbery at knifepoint changed Sonya Lamonakis’ life forever. It was the moment that scared her into joining a boxing gym. “It’s just that I didn’t know what to do and I immediately froze,” Lamonakis says of that day in 2002.

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  • Fans invited to meet Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy and Liam McGeary at Modell’s Times Square
  • USA Boxing Metro Extends Registration Deadline for New National Golden Gloves Qualifying Tournament
  • Gigi Hadid worked up a sweat boxing at a legendary New York gym – in high heels
  • At Gleason’s Gym, Years of Sweat and Grime
  • He’s a KNOCKOUT! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shows off his biceps to spar at famous Brooklyn gym
  • Watch Justin Trudeau Train Young Boxers at a Brooklyn Gym
  • Ali, Tyson and the Irish connection: Inside New York’s school of hard knocks
  • This Neurologist Backs Boxing, Wins Gleason’s Masters Event
  • Bruce Silverglade Outside the Ring
  • This Ring Cycle Comes With Gloves
  • The Time Warp That Is Gleason’s Gym
  • The Scholar Studies for Title Fight

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