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 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 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 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 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.”
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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Dr. John Boccio
Dr. Ron Mazza
Dr. Jay Rothstein
Dr. Deepak Kapoor
Eddie Mullally IV
Shawna Terrel – Vickers