New York Fight Exchance will host its first amateur MMA event on Friday (Oct. 4) at the Amazura Concert Hall in Jamaica, Queens.
Nine Long Islanders will be featured on the card, which is sanctioned by the WKA. NYFE's Facebook page says the event includes "full ground and pound" rules.
Here's the fight card:
Jerome Mickle 8-0-0, 170 lbs from MMA University, Bronx vs. Aaron Sifflet, 8-1-0, 170 lbs, Renzo Gracie Fight Team, Brooklyn
Felipe Carlos, 145 lbs, 7-1, East West MMA, Selden, vs. Uniah Banks,145 lbs, 5-1, American Finest MMA, Elizabeth, NJ
Luis Dejesus, 245 lbs, 2--0-0, Americans Finest MMA, Elizabeth, NJ vs. Dami Ojo Powerson, 240 lbs, 2-0-0 Renzo Gracie Fight Team, Brooklyn
Jonathan Badoya 245 lbs 3-0 Golden MMA, Brooklyn vs. Ken Sweeney 245 lbs, 3-1 Renzo Gracie Fight Team, Brooklyn, NY
Wade Wewosta 215 lbs 3-1, GPG Egg Harbor Township, NJ vs. Eric Bloodaxe Olson 215 lbs 2-1, Precision Muay Thai, Long Island
Fadi Madani 220 lbs 1-0 Elite Plus MMA, NY, NY vs. Kevin Wall 220 lbs, 2-1, Eastside Training, NY, NY
Tyler Morrison, 155 lbs GPG, NJ vs. Joseph Massaro 155 lbs, LIMMA, Farmingdale
Robert Scotti, 155 lbs LIMMA, Farmingdale vs. Jeanbry Torres MCMAP, Staten Island
Jonathan Rivera, 184, Renzo Gracie Fight Team, vs. Giorgi Smaumgui, Russia, PRIDE MMA
Elija Punzone 135, East West MMA, Selden vs. Desmond Nelson, MMA Univ, Bronx
William Joya, 135, Campbells Kick Boxing, Amityville vs. Eric D'Arce, 135, D'Arce Martial Arts, Brentwood, NY
Prince Hitman Uchegbu, 155, Kayo Boxing, Garden City vs. Adam Miller, 155, Alpha Omega, NY Baldwin
Ratta Matinthaarungsun 170, Adreocci MMA, Queens vs. Sam Walford, 170, Americas Finest MMA, Elizabeth, NJ