Brooklyn Boxer Rises, but Her Feet Stay on the Ground


Gerritsen Beach woman fights back from Sandy as pro boxer
Heather Hardy’s work has been a welcome distraction from the tribulation of her home life over the past yearn despite the fact that her joContinue reading......


The Heat: Single mother, champion fighter
Heather Hardy has never lost a professional fight, but she knows what it’s like to get knocked down.
When Superstorm Sandy hit New York in October, she was still recovering from losing her home in a fire a few months earlier. continue reading............


​HARDY....A film by Natasha Verma
A documentary film about Heather ' the heat' Hardy and female boxing. Watch trailer....


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5'5" Heather "The Heat" Hardy, born January 25, 1982, and raised in the tight-knit Irish-American community of Gerittsen Beach, Brooklyn, New York. A single mom, Hardy first began taking kickboxing classes after having her daughter, to get back in shape. Continue Reading
9-0 (2 KO)

UBF Inter-Continental Super BantamweightTitle


Golden Gloves Champion, Gold, 125 lbs

USA Boxing Metro Champion, 125 lbs.
USA Boxing Regional Champion, 125 lbs.
USA Boxing National Champion, 125 lbs.
NYC Golden Gloves Finalist, Silver, 125 lbs.
LIBC Amateur Champion, 125 lbs
WKA Regional Kickboxing Champion, 125 lbs.
ISKA East Coast Muay Thai Champion, 125 lb

HARDY...The Movie
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Heather Hardy was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. A single mom, Hardy first began taking kickboxing classes after having her daughter, to get back in shape. Hardy soon gained the attention of trainer, Devon Cormack, (brother and trainer of WBC World Champion Alicia Ashley) and began training with him at Gleason’s Gym. After only 11 months of training, Hardy captured the 2011 Metro (125 lbs) & continued 
To add many other boxing and kickboxing titles to her name.
In 2012 Hardy took the NYC Golden Gloves Featherweight 
title and was awarded the honor of "Best Female Boxer 
of the Tournament". Shortly after, Hardy and 
Cormack together made the decision for her to fight 
professionally. Hardy’s professional debut was in August 
of 2012. In October 2013 she also won the Super 
Bantamweight UBF Inter-Continental Title. 
She is undefeated 9-0.
In between her training, Hardy also trains promising boxer and 
kickboxers at Gleason’s Gym, New York City. 
Heather is known for Bringing “The Heat” in the ring.