Gladiators ready to entertain in the post season


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – For the first time in their three years of existence, the Duke City Gladiators are headed to the playoffs. They will take on top-seeded Amarillo at their place on Saturday at 6 p.m. Mountain Time. This is a big moment for this franchise and this team, as they have come a long way to get where they are now.

“Where we are, without trying to sound dramatic…It’s miraculous where we are from year one,โ€ said Gladiators Head Coach Dominic Bramonte.

“We were sharing helmets and just to see, like, the fan base too. I remember the first game, man, we didnโ€™t have any fans and now itโ€™s packed,โ€ said Gladiators Linebacker Jayson Serda.

A big reason for this teamโ€™s success has been the progression over the past three seasons. They have got in better talent, and have tapped into a local talent pool that has been crucial for this team.

“Getting UNM’s support, their players was big for us, which is the thing I am most proud about, which plays into what we talked about three years ago which was building that culture of winning,โ€ said Coach Bramonte.

The Gladiators will take on the Venom on Saturday in Amarillo, Texas. The team did have bus/game ticket deals for this game, but the team sold out already.

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