Last Updated on September 10, 2012.
New Jersey Martial Arts Hall of Fame to honor Munah Holland
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, Munah Holland (TSMMA North Plainfield) will be honored as the first woman to be selected as “Female MMA Fighter of the Year”.
In 2012, Munah won by KO vs. Carina Damm in Philadelphia, won by KO vs. Marianna Kheyfets at Mohegan Sun on Bellator 63, and won by decision vs. Pearl Gonzalez at Ring of Combat in Atlantic City. She has another fight scheduled in Atlantic City with Bellator on September 28.
Munah is a Master Belt Instructor at Tiger Schulmann’s MMA. She is a 2007 NY Daily News Golden Gloves Champion and a veteran of Chuck Norris’s World Combat League.
She is a New Jersey resident who is a certified “woman safety” instructor and a “bully prevention” instructor. She is also an Inspector with the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board and has worked two UFC events in that capacity.
She represents the sport with class, character and honor.
Also to be Inducted in the Hall of Fame will be TSMMA Fight Team Pioneer Dave Tirelli (TSMMA Elmwood Park) as he will be awarded the Pioneer MMA Fighter Award
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.