Kickboxing: Gladiator Promotions Present October-Fist; Two NY Titles
Gladiator Promotions presents October-fist Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Mulcahy’s Pub, in Wantagh, NY. October-Fist will host twelve bouts of kickboxing, including two female bouts. The P.F.K. East Coast Light Heavyweight Championship and the P.K.F. NY State Welterweight Championship are on the line. Evan Elanchfield of Long Island MMA will face Travis Mason of Shaolin Self Defense in the light Heavyweight title fight. Brian Ziede (Bellmore Kickboxing, NY) will square off against David Padua JR. (PKA Kickboxing, N.J.) for the NY State welterweight championship.
Before the co-main event kicks off, Sarah Thomas (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA, NY) enters the ring against Ashley Peterson (East West MMA, NY) for a 135-pound bout. Thomas enters the ring with a great deal of potential and tenacity. After finally receiving her first MMA bout, Thomas fought a well-rounded opponent, whom has all first round finishes, bringing her to a decision that didn’t go in her favor. The upbeat Thomas used her loss as an educational tool and is eager to get back in the ring.
The fight card line up is as follows.
11-205- Title Fight- Evan Blanchfield (Long Island MMA) vs. Travis Mason (Shaolin Self Defense)
10- 170- Title Fight- Brian Ziede (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA) vs. David Padua JR (PKA Kickboxing, NJ)
9- Sarah Thomas (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA) vs. Ashley Peterson (East West MMA)
8- Rasheed Abdul (Long Island MMA) vs. Miles Pollak (Shaolin Self Defense)
7- Lisa Becker (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA) vs. Alison Dichter (Fusion MMA, NYC)
6- Brain Canals (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA) vs. Nick Morano (Fitness Through Boxing)
5- Vinny Iuzzolino (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA) vs. Francisco Gomez (PKA Kickboxing, NJ)
4- Thomas Jockin (UFC Gym, Commack, NY) vs. Samuel Franco (PKA Kickboxing, NJ)
3- Billy Mouzakitis (Bellmore Kickboxing/MMA) vs. Ronnie Garcia (Westbuy Boxing)
2- Elvis Camejo (Campbell’s kickboxing) vs. Joe Consiglio (Westbury P.A.L.)
1- Rob McDermott (UFC Gym, Commack, NY) vs. Danny Abdale (Jungle Gym)
Tickets can be purchased online, Click Here, or you may purchase at the door. Doors swing open at 4:30 p.m. and the first fight kicks off an hour later at 5 p. m. at the Mulcahy’s Pub in Wantagh.
Presale tickets start at $50 General Admission, $65 Ringside Stage, $70 Ringside Floor, and VIP tables are available for $375 (includes 5 seats, w/ Waitress service). Mulcahy’s is located at 3232 Railroad Ave. Wantagh, NY.
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).