Maddalone, Galarza Featured on Dec. 8 Card in Queens, N.Y.
Ariel Shnerer / November 12, 2012 - 2:00pm
Heavyweight prospect Vinny Maddalone (35-8, 26 KOs) will headline a Dec. 8 card at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, N.Y. on Dec. 8. His opponent has yet to be announced.
In the co-feature, Frank Galarza (7-0-1, 4 KOs) faces an undetermined opponent for the New York State junior middleweight title.
Full press release below:
QUEENS, NY (November 12, 2012)—On the heels of one of the most successful shows that has taken place in New York City on September 22nd, boxing returns to the beautiful Resorts World Casino New York City in Queens, NY on Saturday December 8th
The card promoted by New Legend Boxing, Old World Boxing and W.O.N. Promotions will be headlined by Queens favorite Heavyweight Vinny Maddalone.
Maddalone who hails from nearby Flushing, NY has a record of 35-8 with twenty-six knockouts. He is an all-action style fighter that has thrilled boxing fans since 1999.
Maddalone won his first fifteen fights and developed himself as a big attraction. He holds wins over Shannon Miller (11-0), Benji Baker (18-6), Dominique Alexander (19-7-1) and Chris Koval (25-8). Maddalone has been in memorable wars with Brian Minto (Twice), Four-time Heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, former Cruiserweight champion's Jean-Marc Mormeck and Tomasz Adamek, as well as undefeated upstarts Dennis Boytsov and Tyson Fury.
Maddalone's opponent in the ten round bout will be announced shortly.
The undercard will feature some of the best local prospects in the New York area.
Coming off a fight worthy to compete for "Fight of The Year", Frank Galarza (7-0-1, 4 KO's) will see action in an eight round co-feature Jr. Middleweight bout for the NYS Title.
Galarza engaged in a memorable fight on September 22nd, as he and fellow unbeaten prospect Alantez Fox fought to a draw before a sold out crowd at the Resorts World Casino.
Also slated for an eight round bout is undefeated Super Bantamweight Juan Dominguez (11-0, 7 KO's) of Brooklyn, NY via the Dominican Republic.
Dominguez is coming off an impressive six round unanimous decision over Jesus Bayron on September 22nd.
Rafael Vazquez (8-1, 6 KO's) will look to rebound from his first professional loss when he takes on an opponent to be named in a six round Featherweight bout.
Elton Dharry (10-5-1, 5 KO's) will look to make it nine straight wins and five straight knockouts when he takes part in a six round Bantamweight bout.
Appearing in four round bouts will be Lightweight Angel Garcia (3-1, 2 KO's) of Brooklyn; Super Bantamweight Heather Hardy (2-0) of Brooklyn; and Pro Debuting Lightweight Bryant Cruz of Port Chester, NY
In a featured four round Super Middleweight bout, Forty-Seven year old Rob Garris will make his pro debut.
Garris of Mount Vernon, New York will be the only athlete in the world to come back from Amateur to Professional after twenty-seven years retired.
Garris will be fighting to support the Throwawaykids Foundation which raises awareness for neglected and abandoned children.
Tickets prices are $50 General Admission, $125 Ringside and $225 VIP (Includes Open Bar & Buffet) and can be purchased by calling New Legend Boxing 718-487-4474 and/or logging on to www.NewLegendBoxing.com
A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Sandy