2016 Boxers

Mohammed “The Furious Fire” Ali

Mohammed Ali is a technician with themobilespa based in Woodbury. The company sells high end phone cases and accessories and repairs all types of phones and tablets. When Mohammed Ali stepped into the UFC at Huntington gym he realized it was where he wanted to be. He found the coaches amazing and it was not long before he learned about Fight for Charity.


Michael “The Bayville Bomber” Bednar

Michael Bednar is the owner of Catering by Michael in Bayville.

“I heard about fight for charity at ILKB (I Love Kickboxing) in Oyster Bay. When I was a child my older brothers and I used to box with 16 oz. Everlast gloves that our parents gave us one Christmas. We boxed with football helmets on. I remember telling my oldest brother Matt, who is now in heaven that one day, I someday I will fight in a real event, Michael said.


Frank “The Hacker Attacker” Bravata

Frank Bravata, President of Hauppauge –based Exceptional Tech Support, a company that provides cyber security and cloud computing and tech support solutions to businesses nationwide. Its new “SentryCube,” a cloud-based firewall product, supports small businesses.


Dave “The Demolisher” Compitello

Dave Compitello is a Manager at Huntington-based Servpro of North Huntington, a commercial and residential restoration service that restores businesses and homes after fire, water or mold damages.

Dave, after discussions with Fight for Charity Cofounder Jeff Cohen and attending three Main Events, decided it was time to support a worthy cause and enter serious training to experience what it takes to be a charity boxer.


Landon “Lights Out Litigator” Dais

Landon Dais is an Associate Attorney at Forcheli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP, a full service law firm located in Uniondale.

Landon’s gives a straightforward reason for volunteering to be a charity boxer, “In order to make the world better you have to be able to take a punch.”


Jeff “The Tasmanian Devil” Goldstein

Jeff Goldstein is a Fraud Investigator at Travelers Insurance. He handles property and casualty issues within the insurance company.


Elena “Black Widow” Lardizzone

Elena Lardizzone is a Registered Nurse at Winthrop University Hospital/ Plainview Hospital. She specializes in direct patient care in the emergency room and oncology chemotherapy infusion. Elena is also affiliated with UFC Huntington Station.


Dr. Ronald “The Mazzacutioner” Mazza

Dr. Ronald P. Mazza, a Chiropractor for 33 years, has experience in treating sports injuries as well as pre- and post- surgical rehab, in a multispecialty setting called Synergy Multi-Care Professionals. He is the Owner and Director of ChiroSport Rehabilitation Centers and practices at its Westbury location. He maintains membership in the New York State Chiropractic Association and the American Running and Fitness Association.


Edgar “The Bruiser” Montenegro

Edgar Montenegro is a financial advisor at Long Island Metro-Mass Mutual in Syosset. He provides solutions to financial threats for individuals and small businesses.

After Mike Graziose, VP of Graziose Plumbing and Heating, Inc., and a Charity Alumni Boxer, suggested that it would be worthwhile for him to get involved with Fight for Charity, Edgar did not hesitate to volunteer to be a charity boxer.


Gayatrri “Lady Gaya” Musraca

Gayatrri Musraca is the Lead QA Analyst at Broadridge Financial Solutions in Edgewood. Broadridge is a financial services company with its main fields of work in investor communications and electronic proxy voting.


John “The Fighting Fiduciary” Redican

John Redican is the Managing Director at FIC Capital, Inc. in New York City. John is a member of the investment team and works with clients to set investment objectives and risk constraints. John is also focused on managing client relationships, marketing, and business development.


Raymond “The Punisher” Rivera

Raymond “The Punisher” Rivera is a Chef at Lessings at the Timber Point Country Cub in Great River, where he taps his broad culinary skills for banquets, event catering and ala Carte menu delights. Steve Kirschbaum introduced him to Fight for Charity.


Jason “The Defender” Russo

Attorney Jason Russo is the owner of the Law Office of Jason Russo in Bay Shore. When he isn’t training in the gym to get ready to fight his opponent this fall, he can be found fighting in the court of law as a criminal trial lawyer.


Scott “The Gubes” Guber

Coming out of retirement as a last-minute fill-in, Scott Guber is a partner at BDO, the 7th largest national accounting firm in the United States. He last fought in 2005 and in 2008 Main Events and has served on the Long Island Fight for Charity Committee since 2006. A first-degree brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu, Scott just completed his 25th New York City Marathon two weeks ago. He resides in Dix Hills.

Tommy “The Schorr Thing” Schorr

Tom Schorr is the Project Manager at W.J. Northridge Construction Corp. in Hauppauge. W.J Northridge Construction Corporation is a well-established general Contractor/Construction Management firm, which specialized in commercial building and renovations.


Edison” The Controller” Lucero

Edison Lucero is the Assistant Manager in the Control Department at Guaranteed Returns in Holbrook, NY.

“I heard about Fight for Charity from friends and fans who had gone to the previous Fight for Charity events,” Edison said.

“I wanted to contribute towards a great charity that promotes assisting families and individuals who are in need. I will be using this event to not just help out others but to spread the word of giving. This whole experience will also allow me to become a better person physically and mentally.”

He currently resides in Bay Shore.

Dan “The Hit Man” Leverich

Dan Leverich, is an Alumni Boxer from 2010.  He is Vice President of Sales at DRP Solution – a Doctor Print Company, in Hauppauge.   DRP Solutions is a Technology Company and they sell Konica Minolta Products and Manages IT & Manage Print Services.“I like the idea of challenging myself and I want to raise donations through friends and family for people who need help.  I volunteered the last minute as a fill in at the 13th Main Event  due to a fighter’s injury; I felt I had to step in because “The Show Must Go On!”Dan graduated from Nassau Community College.  He lives in Port Jefferson Station with his wife Jeanette, daughter Vanessa and stepson Corey.

Past Boxers


Vincent Accardi

Omar Alvarez

Paul Bartoszewski

Luis Batres

Dr. John Boccio

Chuck Campagna

Michael Dellaquila

Matthew Galiano

Michael Graziose

Cathleen Healey

Laurette Holst

Rick Iaccarino

Filippo Impennato

Rhonda Klch

Dr. Ron Mazza

Sinai Megibow

Lisa Mongelluzzo

Ian Murphy

Andrew Nerone

Jamie O’Mara

Todd Ringler

Michael Romano

Craig Simon

Peter Stein

Brendan Sweeney

Susan Vaughan


Jamie Stuart

Sal Ferro

Stefan Borovina

Frank Bravata

Nicholas Ceccarini

Lisa Consolo

John Dalli

Michael Dellaquila

Peter Desiderio

Joanne Duchnowski

Jason Frangoulis

Jessica Gallone

Anila Gjegji

Mell Goldman

James Mantione

Joe Palumbo

Wendy Sincuir

Tai Vicari

Rhonda Klch


Terese Arenth

Roseanne Beovich

Steve Bernstein

Stefan Borovina

Keith Dawson

Steve East

Sal Ferro

Eli Fazzolari

Alex Gallego

Michael Haltman

Joanne Hutchins

Christine Ippolito

Kevin Kelly

Bill Mabanta

Sonja Nuttall

Joe Palumbo

Robert Renda

Wendy Sincuir

Leaf Steuernagel

Hugh Tanchuck

Chris Whittelsey

Scott Zuckerman


Mario Asaro

Al Stanco

Dr. Jay Rothstein

Jeff Tempone

Ginny Armstrong

Dave Borg

John Brady

Lisa Cassar

Ken Braun

Dr. Deepak Kapoor

Nick Graziosi

Will Robles

Frank Sforza

Maureen Reininger

Jarrett Pflaker

Bill Mabanta

Carolina Sorto-Kai

Kevin Kelly

Eddie Mullally IV


Bryn Bershaw

Edward Camp

Felice Cantatore

Anthony Giallanzo

David Katzman

Richard Kaufman

Ari Lagow

John Langone

Dan Leverich

Mark O’Loughlin

Jarrett Plafker

Anne Shybunko

Michelle Smith

Shawna Terrel – Vickers

Kimberly Warantz

Robert Worlow


Gregg Aramanda

Andrea Attivisimo

Dana Battaglia

John Brady

Ed Camp

Mike Campiglia

Chuck Cotsalas

Claudia Diaz

Anthony Giallanzo

Laurinda Handlik

Paul Hyl

Jason Lella

Billy Loud

Kim Masi

Tina Masi

Chuck Merritt

Dana Nowick

Keith Piro

Mike Resnick

Tito Santiago

Joe Scarpa

John Schiavo

Rahsheen Slaughter

Bethany Thomas

Lauren Trezza

Alexandra Velez


Ed Camp

Chuck Cotsalas

John Dalli

Michael Fliegelman

Mary Forte

Alan Ghidaleson

Anthony Giallanzo

Janine Giamboi

Scott Guber

Judie Karp

Ken Kern

Jason Lella

Billy Loud

Elizabeth Martone

Kim Masi

Alexander Ortiz

Matt Silver

Jessica Soskil

Sean Stellin

Chris Tombline

Robert Vanacore

Bob Venero

Donald Sullivan


Sean Boyle

Ed Camp

Charles Cotsalas

John Dnyprowsky

Frank Fitts

Morgan Futch

Angelo Galati

Alex Gallego

Harold German

Spencer Horn

Brian Kramer

Linda Law

Gerard Marrone

Kim Masi

Wallace Matthews

Beth Meixner

Paul Musso

Michael Resnick

Joe Romano

Chris Tombline

Adam Cantiello


Frank Biemann

Scott Blum

Norman Bluth

Sean Boyle

Ken Brower

Ed Camp

Tammy Card

Anthony Cavallaro

Jeff Cohen

John Dnyprowsky

Lou Fuoco

Greg Haralam

Joshua Horton

Jarrad Kulick

Dennis Lynch

Darren Martin

Rob Miner

Cliff Morgan

Marie O’Mara

Joe Romano

Matt Silver

Christopher Tombline

Linda Venturino

Jennifer Walsh

Tara Weaver

Monique Zorn


Tracey Anastas

Tom Attivissimo

Jamie Austin

Donna Bakalor

Vince Brewer

Ed Camp

Robert Cassandro

Ken Cerini

Jeff Cohen

John Dnyprowsky

Maria Garcia

Michael Gates

Harold German

Kevin Gersh

Scott Guber

Linda Law

Heidi Lindsay

Ruth O’Sullivan

Richard Renner

Joe Romano

Kenny Santos

Danielle Schaefer

Matt Silver

John Stein

Bill Tempone

Chris Tombline

Heidi Tompkins


Vito Antuoferno

Jamie Austin

Mark Badami

Rob Basso

Brandon Bloom

Evan Blooom

Fred Catapano

Jeff Cohen

Eric Davis

Vanessa Dominguez

Gary Frank

Frank Grimaldi

Tim Healy

Steve Katz

Tom Kokinias

Vicki Lenzo

Lisa Moschitta

Christie Pennino

Joe Romano

Adam Schwam

Matt Silver

Marvin Soskil

Gregory Tellone

Chris Tombline

Heidi Tompkins


Jamie Austin

Jeff Cohen

Denise Fortunato

Chazz Menedez

Lisa Moschitta

Matt Silver


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