AFL Announces: July 15th Fight Night “RISING STARS”


New York, New York: Pre-professional Muay Thai League, AFL will make return with event “RISING STARS”


Following a sold out inaugural event in April, AFL makes its way back July 15th.

Familiar faces and new hungry talent will stack the card at RISING STARS, taking place at the 5 Star Banquet Hall, in Long Island City.

Alumni from the previous fight night the athletes include Giovanni Petrillo, Phoebe Liang, Jason Melendez, and Daniel Schaw.


“Win or lose these fighters gave it their all. What we saw that night was killer instincts. We welcome them back into the ring” says Lead Matchmaker, Sean Hinds


From start to finish the fighters, making their promotional debuts in April provide non stop crowd pleasing action. Replays of selected fights at Proving Grounds can be found on AFL YouTube.


When asked what this second event would mean for these rising talents that makes their way back to the ring. Executive Director, Kit Yeung had this to say


“They’ve already proved themselves with how hard they’ve fought. Now we want to see how high they want to go in this sport”, AFL is here to support those pursuits”


Tickets are on sale now via eventbrite or via your participating local gym