Monday, June 9, 2014

New York Post Editorial on MMA in New York


In case you're not from around these parts, you might not know where the New York Post stands in relation to news publications that command respect. If the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Observer, et al. reside in a house built upon solid journalism, the Post stands in a puddle outside peering in through a window. Regardless, there was an op-ed in yesterday's paper about Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's stranglehold on MMA in New York, and you know what? At this point, any press on the issue is good press.

Here's the New York Post op-ed in its entirety.

NYFE 3 Postscript: Kevin Wall Wins


NYFE 3 was a momentous show that was made all the more memorable because New York MMA stalwart Kevin Wall - who's been fighting anyone and everyone for years - notched a win. To put things in perspective, if there are six events in six months, Wall will fight on five of them. Oh, and he's pushing 60-years old.

Watch This Video About One of New York MMA's Most Dominant Teams


They kicked some serious ass at Saturday's NYFE 3 show, so maybe it's worth taking a closer look at what's going on at Long Island MMA. Is it true that 100-man kumites are a part of their daily routine? Are their facilities really built with the bones of the vanquished? Watch the following video to find out!

Buy Joe "The New York Subway Hero" Lozito's Book Now


Joe Lozito - the man who on February 12, 2011, stopped a madman's killing spree with techniques learned from watching UFC events - has put his story down on paper, and the resulting book is available starting today. Here's what the sales page says:
"You're gonna die....YOU'RE GONNA DIE!!" the killer hissed, and with that, my usual commute to work turned into a living nightmare. In the 28 hours prior, Maksim Gelman had paralyzed the five boroughs with a fear only a deranged spree-killer is capable of. After four cold-blooded murders and numerous other assaults, Gelman was a wanted fugitive eluding police . Now here he is standing before me on the uptown 3 train predicting my untimely demise. My name is Joseph Lozito and this is the story of how I went from being an "average Joe" to being dubbed "The New York Subway Hero".
"The New York Subway Hero: My Battle with Evil...and a Spree-Killer!!" is a harrowing tale of murder, deception and the realization that the line between good and evil is indeed a very thin one. I'll place you face to face with a murderer in that subway car. You'll experience the utter chaos of the ensuing battle with a madman trying to take my life and attempting to add me to the li st of his victims. The unfortunate twist to this story is that all this happened in full view of two uniformed and armed NYPD officers who were on the train specifically to arrest Gelman.
"The New York Subway Hero: My Battle with Evil...and a Spree-Killer!!" will take you through the series of lies spewed by the City of New York, starting with those uttered from the lips of the Mayor. You'll be front and center to the media frenzy that followed once the actual details were exposed. You'll read in full detail the disgraceful depths legal representation for the City of New York will go to dismiss my case and cover-up the cowardly behavior by two of their officers.
"The New York Subway Hero: My Battle with Evil...and a Spree-Killer!!" is a real-life "David vs Goliath" story. Every human emotion capable of being stimulated will be as you accompany me on my quest for justice in "The New York Subway Hero: My Battle with Evil...and a Spree-Killer!!". Buckle-up and prepare to have your mind blown!
Joe is an extremely cool, down-to-Earth dude who can sometimes be seen at local combative sporting events. Check out his book because his story is interesting, or check it out because he's a fight fan just like you and me (only braver). Links for it are here and here.