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DENIZ OZTURK

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BENEFITING: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM

EVENT: FIGHTERS 4 LIFE IX

EVENT DATE: May 10, 2017

THE STORY:

I am from Istanbul Turkey and I reside in the Lower East Side, with my wife and 1 year old daughter. I train at Gleason’s Gym in Dumbo Brooklyn. I work as a property manager for a real estate firm. I have 3 fights with a record of 2 wins and 1 loss. I participated in the 2017 Golden Gloves. We had no parks to play in when I was growing up in Turkey, and the sports facilities were extremely limited. My parents forced me to play volleyball at age 12, and I ended up playing into my 30's. I know what it is like to be a kid and not have the right surroundings. I am fighting in May for the kids, so they can have exposure to a better environment and learn life changing skills. I had to overcome being new in the US when we moved here at age 18. Although most people are nice here, I still had to adapt to my new surroundings. My role model is my trainer Darryl Pierre. He is my mentor and trainer for over 2 years. I am so happy to be able to take what he teaches me in the ring outside.

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  • Louis Shiffrin

    $50

  • Tony Nezaj

    $100

  • Mike Heller

    $50

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  • Scott Benson

    $100

  • Jordan Tolman

    $100

  • Gotham City Licensed Electrical Contractors

    $500

  • David Kleer

    $25

  • Ira Schwidel

    $50

  • randy modell

    $100

  • Ari Sherizen

    $100

  • Cheryl Barr

    $118

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Donor Comments

Cheryl Barr

Cheryl Barr

DONATION: $118

4 months ago

Ari Sherizen

Ari Sherizen

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

randy modell

randy modell

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

Ira Schwidel

Ira Schwidel

DONATION: $50

5 months ago

David Kleer

David Kleer

DONATION: $25

5 months ago

Gotham City Licensed Electrical Contractors

Gotham City Licensed Electrical Contractors

DONATION: $500

5 months ago

Jordan Tolman

Jordan Tolman

DONATION: $100

5 months ago

Scott Benson

Scott Benson

DONATION: $100

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Muhammad Ali 5 months ago

Scott Handwerger

Scott Handwerger

5 months ago

Mike Heller

Mike Heller

DONATION: $50

Good luck! 5 months ago