The New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame is extremely proud of its seventh class of inductees to the New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame. This class will be honored at the seventh dinner gala to be held at The Event Center in iPlay America in Freehold, NJ on December 6, 2019.

We hope you will join us on December 6, 2019. Mark your calendars now and purchase your tickets early so you can be sure to be a part of New Jersey martial arts history. Call201-538-4843 or visit www.deadseriousmmacom and get your ticket and join us in a historic night for New Jersey and for martial arts. It is certain to be a terrific night with family, friends, fun, and music.

Here is the complete list of award winners:

2019 Seventh Class Inductee Awards

Gary Shaw – Combat Sports Promoter

Gordon Ryan – Jiu Jitsu

Kumron Vaitayanon – Muay Thai

Marlon Moraes – MMA Fighter

Anthony Ashnault – Wrestling

Gasper Oliver – Amateur MMA Fighter / NJSACB Referee

Dr. Stu Patel – Ringside Physician

Edson Carvalho – MMA Fighter / Corner man

Phil Nurse – Muay Thai

Murat Keshtov – Martial Arts Trainer

Jerry Fatjo – Martial Arts Trainer

Steven Bongiorno – Martial Arts Trainer

Tim William – MMA Fighter

George Sullivan – MMA Fighter

Andy Main – MMA Fighter

Jeff Lentz – MMA Fighter

Corey Anderson – MMA Fighter



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