New York (July 21, 2016) – Star Boxing is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated, highly touted prospect, Joel De La Paz to an exclusive multi-year promotional contract.
“I feel really great to be working with Star Boxing”, said De La Paz. “Joe DeGuardia has many championship fighters. I look forward to working hard and in a few years I want to fight for a world title.”
Star Boxing’s President, Joe DeGuardia said “I’m delighted to have Joel sign with us. Joel is an exciting fighter who is ready to step his game up in a big way. His fan friendly, aggressive style will shake things up in the already stacked 168 lbs. division. We are all looking forward to a bright future together.”
De La Paz of Atlantic City, NJ has a record of 7-0 with 4 knockouts. Impressively, the super middleweight has not lost a single round as a professional. The proud Puerto Rican looks to continue his country’s tradition of producing dominant world champions. Joel will take the first step in his long awaited return to action when he takes on the ruggedNaim Terbunja (8-1) on the undercard of the Delvin Rodriguez vs. Shawn Cameron headliner at “Slugfest at the Sun” at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on Saturday July 23, 2016. Terbunja is also promoted by Star Boxing.
The additions of De La Paz to the Star Boxing roster mark four promising prospects signed in the last couple of months. Tyrone James, Terrell Bostic and Michael Stoute joined the promotional powerhouse earlier this year and have all competed at the Paramount in Huntington, NY in their first fights under the Star Boxing banner.