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Ethan Gomez looks on during his fight against Jose Mariscal during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Fighters Source hosts the Kings of MMA tournament, a sanctioned amateur mixed martial arts event at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. (March 23, 2013)

Carlos Hernandez, bottom, fights against Jefferey Balladares during
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Carlos Hernandez, bottom, fights against Jefferey Balladares during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ring card girls escort a fighter to the
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Ring card girls escort a fighter to the cage during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ronmy Davila, bottom, won a split decision over
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Ronmy Davila, bottom, won a split decision over Fabian Llerena during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Ethan Gomez looks on during his fight against
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Ethan Gomez looks on during his fight against Jose Mariscal during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ronmy Davila fights Fabian Llerena during the Kings
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Ronmy Davila fights Fabian Llerena during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ronmy Davila is attended to during the Kings
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Ronmy Davila is attended to during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ronmy Davila fights Fabian Llerena during the Kings
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Ronmy Davila fights Fabian Llerena during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings
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Jose Torres fights Jarel Marcalle during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom (photo by Mike Stobe)

during the Kings of New York MMA event
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during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom (photo by Mike Stobe)

Jody Lynn Reicher looks on during her fight
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Jody Lynn Reicher looks on during her fight against Victoria Markarova during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jody Lynn Reicher, bottom, lost by unanimous decision
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Jody Lynn Reicher, bottom, lost by unanimous decision to Victoria Markarova in the only women's MMA bout at the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Victoria Markarova looks on prior to her fight
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Victoria Markarova looks on prior to her fight during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jody Lynn Reicher looks on during her fight
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Jody Lynn Reicher looks on during her fight against Victoria Markarova during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ethan Gomez, left, gets hit with a kick
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Ethan Gomez, left, gets hit with a kick from Jose Mariscal during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jody Lynn Reicher, right, lost by unanimous decision
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Jody Lynn Reicher, right, lost by unanimous decision to Victoria Markarova during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Jody Lynn Reicher looks on during her fight
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Jody Lynn Reicher looks on during her fight against Victoria Markarova during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Ethan Gomez, left, fights against Jose Mariscal during
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Ethan Gomez, left, fights against Jose Mariscal during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Ethan Gomez, left, fights against Jose Mariscal during
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Ethan Gomez, left, fights against Jose Mariscal during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

A ring card girl performs during the Kings
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A ring card girl performs during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

A general view of the Kings of New
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A general view of the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Vermon Lodman, bottom, was dominated by Abner Hernandez
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Vermon Lodman, bottom, was dominated by Abner Hernandez during the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. But Lodman won when Hernandez verbally submitted due to exhaustion. (March 23, 2013)

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A general view of the Kings of New
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A general view of the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

A general view of the Kings of New
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A general view of the Kings of New York amateur MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom, sponsored by Fighters Source. (March 23, 2013)

Carlos Hernandez lands a kick against Jefferey Balladares
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Carlos Hernandez lands a kick against Jefferey Balladares during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Carlos Hernandez celebrates his victory against Jefferey Balladares
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Carlos Hernandez celebrates his victory against Jefferey Balladares during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Vermon Lodman fights Abner Hernandez during the Kings
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Vermon Lodman fights Abner Hernandez during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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Jody Lynn Reicher walks to the cage for
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Jody Lynn Reicher walks to the cage for her fight against Victoria Markarvo during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Carlos Hernandez celebrates his victory against Jefferey Balladares
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Carlos Hernandez celebrates his victory against Jefferey Balladares during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

Carlos Hernandez throws a kick at Jefferey Balladares
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Carlos Hernandez throws a kick at Jefferey Balladares during the Kings of New York MMA event at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom. (March 23, 2013)

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