BRONX, NY (October 25, 2012) With the first four shows in the Star Boxing “ROCKIN’ FIGHTS” series at The Paramount selling out, advance tickets are now on sale as “The Fighting Pride of Huntington” Chris Algieri returns to action on Saturday, NOVEMBER 17 against junior welterweight Daniel “The Hudson Valley Kid” Sostre of Highland, New York.
Advance tickets for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 5”, priced at $50 and $100, are available through Ticketmaster,
Special VIP/Red Carpet Seating priced at $125, along with advance tickets are also available by calling Star Boxing at (718) 823-2000 or on their website www.StarBoxing.com. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7PM with the first bell at 7:30PM.
“We’re thrilled to return to The Paramount in Huntington with “ROCKIN’ FIGHTS 5”. The first four shows in this series have sold out and I would strongly encourage fight fans to purchase their tickets in advance” said DeGuardia.
“Algieri has continued to improve and we’re anticipating an action packed main event between him and the battle tested Sostre. Additionally, we will announce a terrific undercard shortly complimenting this main event.”
With an undefeated record of 15-0-0 with seven stoppages, the 28-year-old pre-med student Algieri will be making the fourth start of 2012. Most recently, he skillfully boxed to an eight round unanimous decision over tough Texas veteran Raul Tovar on JULY 28 at The Paramount.
A native of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico and also 28-years-old, Sostre has compiled a record of 11-7-1 (4KO’s), over his seven year pro career.
On SEPTEMBER 15, Sostre traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to challenge highly touted and undefeated West Coast based prospect Wale Omotoso at The Thomas and Mack Center on the undercard of the World Middleweight Championship between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez. Battling over eight action packed rounds, Sostre lost a hard fought decision.
Among the other well regarded prospects Sostre has clashed with are Danny O’Connor, Raymond Serrano, Gabriel Bracero and Mike Ruiz.
The Paramount is located at 370 New York Avenue, Huntington, New York, 11743. For directions and more information, please visit their website at www.paramountny.com
ABOUT STAR BOXING:
Star Boxing Inc. is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2012. Star Boxing has worked to produce some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star has continued to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star 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.
ABOUT THE PARAMOUNT:
Opened September 30, 2011 this 1,555 capacity live entertainment venue located in downtown Huntington, Long Island, features concerts, boxing, comedy, community and other special events. Booked by Live Nation, the Paramount has hosted over 150 events in its first year of operation and quickly established itself as the premier music venue on Long Island. Some recent acts to take the stage include Pitbull, Taking Back Sunday, The Pixies, Elvis Costello, Warren Haynes, Willie Nelson, Brand New, Goo Goo Dolls, Primus, Marilyn Manson, Korn, The Wanted, The Script, Panic! At the Disco and many, more.