Long Islanders to head into the ring for boxing charity event

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Some Long Islanders are stepping into the ring to fight each other for a good cause.

The Long Island Fight For Charity is getting ready to rumble for a 15th straight year.

Over $1.1 million has been raised with over 30 charities supported.

This year, 24 boxers are participating in the event.

The boxers will square off at the Hilton Long Island in Melville on Monday. Anyone interested in buying tickets or making a donation can visit LIFightForCharity.org.

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