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, Vladimir Borodine will be honored as the Muay Thai Judge of the Year.
Vladimir is the head instructor at the famed Boridin’s Gym in Brooklyn, New York.
He was born in Odessa in the Ukraine, Russia. He has competed in over 250 contests and was a national champion of the Ukraine. He was a five time Soviet army champion.
He was presented with his Kru at the Master Pimu camp in Bangkok, Thailand long after starting with Grandmaster Thom Harnick of Holland and continuing his studies with Arjarn Tony Moore, Kru Vtali Rykov of Russia, Hadj Bettahar of France and Marco DeCesaris of Italy.
He has organized many muay Thai tournaments and has been a multiple time representative of US national muay Thai teams. He founded the first muay Thai association in Russia.
He is a licensed muay Thai and kickboxing judge and referee with the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board. In that capacity, he has worked the first regulated professional rules Muay Thai shows in the history of the State.
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.