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Amateur MMA Platinum Gloves returns to Long Island

Prince Ughebhu, right, squares up against Fernando Saavedra

Prince Ughebhu, right, squares up against Fernando Saavedra in their lightweight bout at the MMA Platinum Gloves amateur tournament on Oct. 24, 2013. (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

MMA Platinum Gloves begins its second season on March 29 at The Sports Arena in St. James.

Here's a look at the latest fight card. More details and tickets available at

Featherweight Championship

Prince Uchegbu vs. Stephen Pritchett

Lightweight Championship

Rufat Abbasov vs. Nick Fiore


Danny Ochart vs. Punhan Guliyev

Frankie Sharp vs. Victor Robinson


Brian Eberhart vs. Eric Johnson

James Seder vs. Phill Barnes

150 lbs. Catchweight

Vinny Scaduto vs. Ralphie Febus


Dean Hadzikostas vs. Ryan Hardy-Evans

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