Muay Thai specialist and kickboxing champion Florina Petcu is ready to defend her WKA North American 110 pound championship this coming Friday on an epic card. In this interview, Petcu discusses her career, and her upcoming match on what is a card that will be important in women’s combat sport’s history.
Friday Night Fights NYC in Manhattan will be hosting the first ever all female boxing/kickboxing event; a first in New York City history.
Whether or not you’re a fight fan, the Friday Night Fights NYC Series is known throughout NYC as the event to be at. And on Friday June 11thMay, The Show will feature more than a dozen Muay Thai and Boxing matches with the top female fighters from NYC and beyond. A portion of the proceeds will go to support the Lower East Side Girls Club.
While the fight game is generally considered a man’s domain, on Friday June 11th, these women will demonstrate that they indeed have the experience and skill level to merit their own show!
The popularity of Muay Thai has grown in recent years, especially in New York, where MMA is still illegal whereas Muay Thai is perfectly legal. Many industry insiders look forward to the June 11th event as an excellent opportunity for both die hard and casual fight fans to see what female fights are all about.
The matches will be happening at the The Broad Street Ballroom. 41 Broad Street between Beaver and Exchange Streets this Friday, June 11th, with doors opening at 7.30 pm with the first bout at 8.00 pm.
More information, including tickets, can be found at the Friday Night Fights NYC website.