On March 6th the Coalition to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York brings you a full day of events to support the legalization of live Mixed Martial Arts in New York State Rally to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York.
11:30am – 1:30pm - Governor Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan Office (633 Third Avenue, NY, NY, 10017)
Michael Benjamin, former NYS Assemblyman and co-sponsor of the Assembly MMA bill. Mr. Benjamin has a long history in New York State government, politics, and human services. He is currently a political columnist and speaker.
Rob Haydak, is the co-owner and President of Atlantic City-based Cage Fury Fighting Championships. Mr. Haydak and his team have built the CFFC brand into one of the nation’s top regional professional MMA promotions. CFFC provides a competition platform in New Jersey for many elite New York-based mixed martial artists.
Mixed Martial Arts Documentary Film Festival
4:00pm – 8:00pm - The Theater Lobby at Madison Square Garden (7th Avenue at 32nd Street).
4:00pm – World Premiere of “In Her Corner: The Inside Story of Women’s MMA”
This film features interviews with Munah Holland, Bjorn Rebney, and Roxanne Modafferi. (Run Time: 32 minutes)
Produced by Cherri Shepherd and Matthew Kaplowitz. Directed by Matthew Kaplowitz
4:45pm – Manhattan Premiere of “New York Mixed Martial Arts”
This film features interviews with Bas Rutten, Josh Barnett, Frank Shamrock, and many New York-based MMA personalities. (Run Time: 60 minutes)
Produced by Stephen Koepfer. Directed by Kahleem Poole-Tejada.
6:00 – New York Premier of “Fight Life”
Featuring interviews with Jake Shields, Miesha Tate, Nick Diaz, and Big John McCarthy. (Run Time: 72 minutes)
Produced and Directed by James Z. Feng
Mixed Martial Arts Trivia Challenge
Attendees of the rally and film festival will be challenged to answer MMA trivia questions for a chance to win prizes including MMA memorabilia and gear, and a pair of ringside seats for “Muay Thai at the Mecca” presented by TaKe On Productions at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Coalition to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York (documentary):
“New York Mixed Martial Arts” documentary:
“Fight Life” documentary:
Muay Thai at the Mecca:
Promoter - www.takeonproductions.com
Event Tickets: www.THEATERATMSG.com