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2014 Information Coming Soon!


Schedule and Events Subject to Change - More Items to be Added Soon!

Event Hours: Doors Open at 10:00 am and Close at 7:00 pm

 

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Huge discounts!
  • Get the latest and greatest MMA products, supplies, apparel, equipment and more!
  • Special show-only deals
  • Business-to-Business appointments available

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amateur MMA Bouts:

135 lbs Men's
155 lbs Men's
185 lbs Men's


  • Historic Amateur MMA Event
  • Various Weight Classes

 

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

GPG Casting Call
for ‘Warrior Island

REGISTRATION & INTERVIEWS ONLY

See Sunday for Full Tryout with Sparring and Ground work



Global Proving Ground (GPG), a revolutionary platform that enables combat sports athletes to showcase their skills on a global level, will travel to the MMA World Expo at the world-famous Jacob Javits Convention Center in search of elite martial arts talent for the new reality series ‘Warrior Island”.

Casting Call Guidelines

 

10:00 am – 7:00 pm

RENZO GRACIE OPEN

 

 

World renowned BJJ tournament will feature hundreds of competitors, multiple weight and belt divisions in both Gi and No-Gi competition.

Click Here for details.

 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Nutrition for the MMA Fighter

 


The physical rigors of mixed martial arts training are unparalleled in today's sports world and nutrition is paramount in enabling the MMA athlete to compete at 100%. In this session will learn how to intelligently plan a diet suited to the the MMA lifestyle.

 

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Financial Planning for Your MMA Business


 

Get free financial planning advice specific for MMA businesses from former Judo Olympian and financial advisor, Taraje Wiliams-Murray of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MMA Injuries: Treatment and Prevention

 

Nothing is more unsettling than the moment you realize an injury you just experienced won't heal with an ice-pack and a few days rest. Whether it's a torn muscle, broken bone, concussion, or laceration, serious injuries happen to the best of us. Learn how to prevent serious injury when training or treat those already sustained.

 

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Muay Thai Demonstration
@ MMA World Expo Cage

 

Take On Productions, New York's premiere Muay Thai and kickboxing promotion, will have a special Muay Thai demonstration for attendees.

 

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

MMA WORLD EXPO
FILM SERIES

 

Catch some of the best MMA films, documentaries & shorts by the leading MMA documentarians and filmmakers.

Meet Former UFC Lightweight Champion
Frankie "The Answer" Edgar

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
@MMA World Expo Cage

 

Photo & Autograph opportunity with Frankie "The Answer" Edgar


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Meet BELLATOR MMA

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
@MMA World Expo Cage

Photo & Autograph opportunity with

Mike Chandler,
Lightweight World Champion

Jessica "Evil" Eye
Flyweight Bellator Fighter

 

World Series of Fighting
Press Conference

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
@ MMA World Expo Seminar Stage



The WSoF will be holding a press conference featuring Andre "The Pitbull" Arlovski, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Tyson Nam regarding their March event.


Meet XFC Lightweight Champion "Notorious" Nick Newell

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
@ Tap Cancer Out Booth # 227

 


“ Notorious” Nick Newell is the undefeated XFC lightweight champion. A congenital amputee, Nick got his start as a wrestler, but has ended fights by both submission and knockout. He won the XFC title by RNC in the first round.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Q&A with Legendary Referee
Big John McCarthy

 

Moderated by popular TV & radio host, Mike Straka, this Q&A is a unique opportunity to hear from the man who has helped shape the sport of mixed martial arts.


Meet
Matt "The Terror" Serra

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
@Xyience Booth # 200

 

Meet former UFC Welterweight Champion and TUF Coach, Matt "The Terror" Serra at the Xyience booth #200.


Official After-Party-

Saturday, February 16th

21+ Proper Attire | ID required
(Must attend Sat Expo to receive Ticket)




Get a Free Admission & Drink Ticket
at the Sapphire New York Booth
on Saturday, Feb 16th


Complimentary Transportation
Via Sapphire NY Party Bus from the Javits Center


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10:00 am - 11:00 am

BJJ Master & MMA Fighter

Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro

 

Train with Vitor 'Shaolin' Ribeiro, multi-time Mundial champion, ADCC competititor, MMA fighter and owner of Vitor Shaolin BJJ. Vitor has fought MMA in Strikeforce, Dream, Shooto and K-1 Heroes.

 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

2-Time Lumpinee Champion &
5-Time World Champion
in Muay Thai

Coban Lookchaomaesaitong

 

2-Time Lumpinee Champion &
5-Time World Champion
in Muay Thai

 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

BJJ Legend & MMA Fighter


Renzo Gracie

 

Renzo Gracie is a world famous BJJ blackbelt, coach and MMA fighter. who has fought for the UFC, Strikeforce and Pride among others. Renzo has trained fighters like Matt Serra, GSP and Roy Nelson among others.

 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Former UFC Lightweight Champion

Frankie Edgar


Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is a former UFC lightweight champion and will be fighting for the UFC featherweight championship. He will bring his insights as a wrestling coach, an MMA fighter and an athlete the MMA World Expo mats.

 

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Legendary Boxers:

Iran Barkley and Juan LaPorte

Gleason's Gym's Iran “the Blade” Barkley is a former boxing world champion at middleweigh, super middleweight and light heavyweight. Juan Laporte is a New York boxer and former world champion who has legendary fights with Roberto Duran, Julio Cesar Chavez and many others.


Schedule and Events Subject to Change - More Items to be Added Soon!
Hours: Doors Open at 10:00 am and Close at 5:00 pm

 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Hours

  • Huge discounts on everything MMA!
  • Get the latest and greatest MMA products, supplies, apparel, equipment and more!
  • Special show-only deals
  • Business-to-Business Appointments available

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Amateur MMA Bouts:

170 lbs Men's
205 lbs Men's
135 lbs Women's

 

  • Historic Amateur MMA Event
  • Various Weight Classes

 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Catch Wrestling Bouts & Demonstrations

 


Members of Snake Pit USA will discuss the origins of this martial art, as well as have a series of demonstration bouts, showcasing its violent takedowns, precise wrestling and philosophy of 'submission from any position'

 

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

GPG Casting Call
for ‘Warrior Island'


Casting Call Guidelines


Global Proving Ground (GPG), a revolutionary platform that enables combat sports athletes to showcase their skills on a global level, will travel to the MMA World Expo at the world-famous Jacob Javits Convention Center in search of elite martial arts talent for the new reality series ‘Warrior Island”.

 

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Financial Planning for Your MMA Business


 

Get free financial planning advice spefic for MMA businesses from former Judo Olympian and financial advisor, Taraje Wiliams-Murray of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet the World Series of Fighting

 


Join a special Q&A with legendary kickboxer, Ray Sefo, now at the helm of the newly formed World Series of Fighting MMA organization.
WSoF fighters and management will also be on hand to take your questions.

 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Change is coming to the MMA community in America. FILA, the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles, and the MMA World Expo are set to engage in a historic undertaking by ushering in amateur MMA fights in New York City. In this session you will learn about FILA's efforts in the United States to expand amateur MMA.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Panel Discussion:
Future of MMA in New York

Special guest panelists:
Big John McCarthy
Dr. Sherry Wulkan
Nick Lembo
NYS Senator Lee M. Zeldin
Jim Genia

Moderator: Justin Klein

 

MMA WORLD EXPO will once again conduct an in-depth panel discussion on the MMA's legalization issues in New York State . Local politicians, reporters, practitioners, coaches and other preeminent names in MMA will gather in an effort to pave a pathway to MMA legalization in New York .

 

 

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Muay Thai Demonstration
@ MMA World Expo Cage

 

Take On Productions, New York's premiere Muay Thai and kickboxing promotion, will have a special Muay Thai demonstration for attendees.

 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

MMA WORLD EXPO
FILM SERIES

 

Catch some of the best MMA films, documentaries & shorts by the leading MMA documentarians and filmmakers.



Meet UFC Lightweight Contender
Nate Diaz

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
@MMA World Expo Cage



Photograph and signing opportunity with Nate Diaz.
Don't miss this rare east coast appearance!

Click here for details.

 


Meet the
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
@WSoF Booth #105

 

Meet various WSoF fighters and brass a this up-close photograph and signing opportunity.


Meet
Matt "The Terror" Serra

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
@Xyience Booth # 200

 

Meet former UFC Welterweight Champion and TUF Coach, Matt "The Terror" Serra at the Xyience booth #200.


Click Here for more information
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10:00 am - 11:00 am

America's first
3-time World Champion &
2008 US Olympic Wrestling Freestyle Coach

Lee Kemp

 

4-time World Cup Champion, 7-time United States Freestyle National Champion and was a heavy favorite for gold earning a berth on the 1980 United States Olympic Freestyle Wrestling Team, but was unable to compete because of the U.S. boycott of the Olympics.


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

4-time Judo Olympian and
2012 US Olympic Judo Coach

Jimmy Pedro

World Champion 1999
Olympic Bronze medallist 1996, 2004
World championship Bronze medallist 1991, 1995
US World Team member 1991, 1993, 1995, 1999
US Olympic Team member 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004
US National Champion (5 times)

 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Muay Thai Master

Kru Phil Nurse

 

Kru Phil Nurse is muay thai master and former fighter with many championships. At The Wat, his gym in Manhattan, Kru Phil has trained fighters such as Frankie Edgar and Georges St. Pierre.

 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

UFC Lightweight Contender

Nate Diaz

 

Train with UFC Lightweight Contender and Ultimate Fighter Season 5 Winner,
Nate Diaz

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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Bellator Lightweight Tournament Winner
Judo Olympian

Rick Hawn




  • Bellator Lightweight Tournament Winner
  • 2004 Judo Olympian
  • Judo black belt, BJJ brown belt