AT THE PARAMOUNT | HUNTINGTON, NEW YORK
NEW YORK: (April 25, 2014) In front of another standing room only crowd at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, hot junior welterweight prospect CLETUS “The Hebrew Hammer” SELDIN, stayed undefeated with a sensational seventh round stoppage of Nicaraguan veteranWilfredo Acuna.
The Seldin/Acuna clash headlined “ROCKIN FIGHTS 13”, another installment of the acclaimed and widely popular Long Island professional boxing series presented by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing.
Dropping Acuna in the opening stanza with a crunching right hand to the body Seldin took control of the action immediately. Although outgunned, Acuna fought bravely the entire fight forcing Seldin to work hard throughout the scheduled eight rounder. In the seventh, Seldin turned up the heat on Acuna and referee Arthur Mercante Jr. stopped the clash under a barrage of punches from the fan favorite. With the win Seldin improves to 13-0-0 (10KO’s), while Acuna moves to 14-14-0 (11KO’s).
With the win Byfield evened his record to 5-5-2 while Escalera’s went to 13-2-1 (12KO’s).
In a highly entertaining junior middleweight battle between undefeated prospects, Brooklyn’s Courtney Pennington andMarcus Beckford of Uniondale, New
York fought to a six round draw. With both fighters wanting to stay undefeated, each emptied their tank to the delight of the roaring crowd at The Paramount during the fast paced bout. With the decision Pennington’s record moved to 7-0-1 (4KO’s), while Beckford’s went to 1-0-3.
Light heavyweight prospects opened the “ROCKIN FIGHTS 13”event with Nyack, New York’s Max Tassy taking a four round decision over Marlon Farr of St. Louis, Missouri.
Although Tassy controlled the action with his fast combinations, Farr stayed on the attack, rocking Tassy on two separate occasions during the battle. Tassy earned his second professional win, now 2-0-0, while Farr fell to 3-5-0.
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Star Boxing Inc. celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2012. The company has produced some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star Boxing continues to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star Boxing is proud that is has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry. For more information on Star Boxing, visit their official website at www.StarBoxing.com and follow them on Twitter @ Star Boxing and Facebook at Star Boxing.
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Opened September 30, 2011 this 1,555-capacity live entertainment venue, located in downtown Huntington, Long Island, New York, features; concerts, comedy, boxing, community and other special events in a club/theater setting. With over 30,000 Facebook fans, The Paramount was recently ranked by Pollstar Magazine as the #24 highest attended club-venue worldwide (January-June 2013). A Ticketmaster venue, booked by Live Nation, TheParamount hosts nearly 200 events per year and in less than two years since its inception, has quickly established itself as the premier music venue onLong Island, NY. Some artists who have recently taken the Paramount stage include; Billy Joel, Pitbull, Don Henley, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, ZZ Top, Counting Crows, Primus, Matchbox 20, The Blues Brothers, Limp Bizkit, & many, many, more.
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