On Monday, we introduced Fightin' Words fans to Ring of Combat heavyweight Gian Villante. Today, we introduce you to welterweight Ryan LaFlare of Lindenhurst, Villante's teammate and training partner at Bellmore Kickboxing MMA.

LaFlare (4-0), newly the father of baby girl Riley Jean LaFlare, gets a shot at gold when he fights for the Ring of Combat 170-pound title Feb. 19 in Atlantic City. Learn a little more about LaFlare in the video below.

(P.S. We'll have more with Villante and LaFlare in Sunday's newspaper.)

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