Bronx, NY…. Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing has announced that this Saturday, April 18th, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY, Light Heavyweights Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith Jr. and Cory “Black Ice” Cummings will now battle it out for the vacant IBA Continental Americas title over the 10 round distance.
Smith, 17-1 14KO’s, hailing from nearby Mastic, NY, will be going for his first belt as faces his toughest challenge to date in his young career taking on hard punching Cory Cummings, 18-8-1 13KO’s, Baltimore, MD.
A stacked undercard will lend its support to the Smith-Cummings bout and feature an 8 round Lightweight matchup between up and coming Anthony Karperis, 9-1 3KO’s, Hicksville, NY, taking a big step up in class as he faces the always dangerous Bayan Jargal, 17-6-3 11KO’s, Arlington, VA.
Undefeated Cruiser weight Constantin Bejenaru, 8-0 2KO’s, Brooklyn, NY battles it out with tough as nails Dave Valykeo, 4-4, Neptune, NJ, over 6 rounds. Also featured will be local favorites Johnny Hernandez, Dave Meloni, and Ian Green.
Joe DeGuardia, Founder and CEO of Star Boxing had this to say about Saturday’s card ” Once again as we have in the 17 previous shows at The Paramount a thrilling night of Boxing is anticipated. The Paramount has been the launching pad for the likes of Chris Algieri and Cletus Seldin and now Joe Smith Jr. steps into the limelight fighting for his first title against the very dangerous Cory Cummings. The fans at The Paramount are the best in the world. We have now sold out all 18 events at The Paramount which has gained the reputation in the industry as the best fight club in the country. The action is always fast and furious and the atmosphere is electric. This Saturday should be no different”.
The event is almost sold out and there are are limited number of general admission seats still available, additionally, promoter Joe DeGuardia has made available to the public a limited number of Stage seats forSaturday’s event. These tickets are sure to sell fast so if you want to purchase them you can call the Box Office at The Paramount, 631 673-7300 or Star Boxing at 718 823-2000. All Stage seats are priced at $100.00
ABOUT THE PARAMOUNT:
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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Founded in 1889, Modell’s Sporting Goods is the local family sporting goods destination that provides a convenient and compelling shopping experience for the athlete and fan in all of us. Modell’s offers customers an assortment of top brands in sporting goods equipment, footwear and active apparel for every level of play year round. The retailer operates 153 stores located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. In addition towww.Modells.com, which services customers all over the country.
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