The New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame is extremely proud of its inaugural class of inductees to the New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame. This class will be honored at the induction dinner gala to be held at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Meadowlands on December 7, 2012.
On December 7th, Dan Miragliotta will be inducted as the MMA Referee of the Year.
Dan and his family reside in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.
Dan has been a referee for the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board since in 1997.
Miragliotta has served as referee for promotions such as the UFC, Strikeforce, M-1, Bellator, Elite XC, IFL, Ring of Combat and Cage Fury.
He has refereed MMA bouts throughout the United States and also in Abu Dhabi, England, Ireland, Italy, Germany and Panama.
Dan is a black belt in Shito Ryu Karate and Kenpo Karate and a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He owned and operated a martial arts acadamy, BAMA, in New Jersey for nineteen years.
Tickets to the awards dinner can be purchased by calling 201-538-4843 or online at www.njmmaawards.com. Discount hotel room rates at the Crowne Plaza can be also obtained by calling 877-227-6963 and mentioning the Hall of Fame dinner.
New Jersey is building a rich tradition in non-boxing martial arts and our goal is to recognize these individuals and entities. Our goal is to honor those involved with New Jersey martial arts and to celebrate with them, at an evening with family and friends. Our focus is on those directly involved in New Jersey martial arts. This truly is a historical moment in our State’s combat sports history as our intent is to have the New Jersey State Martial Arts Hall of Fame continue for many years and serve as a record for those outstanding individuals involved in martial arts in our State.
We hope you will join us on December 7, 2012. Mark your calendars now and purchase your tickets early so you can be sure to be a part of New Jersey martial arts history. Call 201-538-4843 or visit www.njmmaawards.com 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.