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"A rough and tumble gym where fighters train for the circuit"
—In-Game Description

Stapleton Athletics is a venue and shop that is featured in Def Jam Fight For NY and Def Jam Fight for NY: The Takeover.


This is the first place you sweep up someone's teeth. Henry runs a clean operation, even if it is a dark, damp gym below street level. There's nothing fancy here, just a simple boxing ring. No crowd, no weapons, no distractions.

Events In Def Jam Fight for NY[]

Hero must prove himself in a quick match against House before he joins with D-Mob's Crew. This place also serves as a shop to upgrade the player fighting skills.


As a shop in story mode, Hero can upgrade his fighting skills, purchase new blazin' moves, and setting up prompts via Assign Moves menu.

Train Skills[]

Skills Dev Points Cost For Max
Upper Strength TBA
Lower Strength TBA
Grapple Strength TBA
Speed TBA
Toughness TBA
Health TBA

Learn Styles[]

At this menu, you can select a fighting style or add a new style in addition to the one you chose during the tutorial.

Styles Dev Points Cost
Kickboxing 2500 Points
Street Fighting 2500 Points
Martial Arts 2500 Points
Wrestling 2500 Points
Submissions 2500 Points

Learn Moves[]

The Learn Moves menu is the where you can purchase new blazin' moves for 200 dev points each.

See list of Blazin' Moves.




Venues from Def Jam Fight For NY
Crow's Office · The Foundation · The Limit · Club 357 (High Stakes) · The Babylon · Dragon House · Syn Energy Power Plant · Red Room · Club Murder · 125th Street Station · The Terrordome · The Chopshop · Hunt's Point Scrapyard (After Hours) · Seventh Heaven (Club DTP) · The Heights · The Pit · Red Hook Tire Co. · Gauntlet (Intense) · Gun Hill Garage
Shops: Stapleton Athletics · Jacob & Co. · Syndicate Urban Streetwear (SUS) · Stingray’s Barbershop · Manny's Tats
Exclusive to The Takeover: Terminal Offload · The Barge · The Bunker · The Dead End