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MMA Platinum Gloves Signs TV Deal With XPTV Sports

MMA Platinum Gloves Signs TV Deal With XPTV Sports

Long Island- MMA Platinum Gloves promotion announced December 11, 2014 their partnership with XPTV Sports to broadcast all upcoming events throughout XPTV Sports’ network of TV channels. The network will broadcast 30 minute long shows featuring 1-2 full bouts from recent MMA Platinum Gloves events. Fight Network, TUFF TV, Black Belt TV, Untamed Sports TV, High TV 3D, and the Pursuit Channel cover over 400 million homes world-wide. All airings of each show will be under the XPTV Sports banner and exact times will vary by network.

MMA Platinum Gloves was developed to showcase amateur MMA talent on Long Island. MMA has become the world’s fastest growing sport and with hundreds of MMA gyms located on Long Island and thousands of fans that would love to see local live MMA.

“We couldn’t be happier to team up with XPTV Sports and showcase our talented athletes to people all over the world,” said Nic Canobbio, President of MMA Platinum Gloves. The promotion completed their seventh installment in November. “By teaming up with XPTV Sports, it not only gives our athletes a showcase platform, but also our sponsors a new avenue to promote their products and services. We have worked hard building our brand over the last 2 years and it is now paying off for us. The world will see the great MMA talent that comes out of Long Island.”

While New York still bans professional mixed martial arts, amateur MMA is soaring throughout the empire state. An amateur promotion such as MMA Platinum Gloves striking a TV partnership will increase the awareness within the state and can be used as an educational tool as the process of legalizing professional MMA in New York.

MMA Platinum Gloves 8, their next event will take place February 7, 2015 at The Sports Arena in St. James.  The fight card will include 12 fights featuring Long Island’s best amateur talent. Tickets can be purchased by visiting, by calling 631.505.0680 or by contacting a fighter.



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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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