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MMA Platinum Gloves Announces Military Appreciation Month

MMA Platinum Gloves will host their eighth installment of amateur MMA on Long Island February 7, 2014. The main event is a scheduled title Bantamweight bout between champion Danny Ochart and challenger  Shaquan Moore. MMA Platinum Gloves continues to host their events at the Sports Arena in St. James on Long Island.

The Long Island promotion announced on Veterans Day that November is Military Appreciation month and for the remaining days of the eleventh month, they will donate 10% of ticket purchases to Homes for our Troops and Wounded Warrior Project.military appreciation month

“We’re always trying to give back,” Said VP of operations Nic Canobbio. Canobbio and his partner Craig Fields already donate a large portion of their profits to Fields’ not-for-profit Pit bull rescue, New York Bully Crew. An organization that rescues and finds loving homes looking to adopt Pit bulls.

“Both Craig and I have multiple family members who served the country protecting our freedoms,” said Canobbio. MMA Platinum Gloves has been known for donating tickets to wounded veterans attending past shows.

Tickets can be purchased at

Visit for more information. The bantamweight title fight is a main event Long Island MMA fans will not want to miss!

Purchase tickets during the month of November to support your American Veterans being helped by Homes for Veterans and Wounded Warriors Project.

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Kyle Carroll

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).

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