Trainers and Fighters
All of our trainers have fight experience. No exceptions. We believe in learning the art in all its forms through first hand experience. Head coach Mario Marin has lived and fought in Thailand. He actively works to develop amateur fighters to compete in the New York Scene. Any Seminars held at Red Planet Muay Thai will be from high level, even legendary status. We keep a strong connection with many gyms in Phuket, Thailand, and promote real Muay Thai as much as we can. Come learn from real fighters and legends.
Glory Style Kickboxing
Boxing and Striking for MMA
Mario Marin is a former professional fighter having trained martial arts all his life. His Muay Thai experience started with Sifu Neil Cauliffe at the original NY Martial arts academy in Whitestone, Queens in 1987. Since then he has trained at numerous gyms in the U.S. including the famed Degeberg Academy in Chicago Illinois, home of numerous champions in the early 90's, when the fight scene was all about boxing and Kickboxing. A former MMA fighter and active submission grappling competitor, his course naturally took him to Thailand where he trained and fought for the world famous Tiger Muay Thai Fight Team in 2012/13. He has since taken on the role of Muay Thai coach at the world famous Gleason's Gym and has also returned to Phuket to establish relationships with many of the gyms there, including the famous Phuket Top Team, for the purpose of bringing amazing Thai instructors to the U.S. for seminars.
JESSE "BIG DOG" BOGORAD
Jesse is an active Amateur fighter known for his uncanny strength and ability to cut massive weight. He has trained with Chok Chai Muay Thai Camp in Thailand and is looking forward to his return to the ring.
T.J. "THE TANK" RYAN
TJ has earned his nick name by completely abandoning evasive technique and brawling like the tank that he is. With an Iron Jaw and with the cardio ability of a marathon runner, TJ has worn down many a fighter with seemingly superior physiques. TJ has trained at the famous Sitmonchai Gym near Bangkok, Thailand.