Maddalone to Face Polley on Dec. 8 in Queens, N.Y.
Fight Network Staff / November 22, 2012 - 12:07pm
QUEENS, NY (November 22, 2012)—Popular Heavyweight Vinny Maddalone will take on veteran Byron Polley in the ten round main event on Saturday December 8th at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York.
The show is promoted by New Legend Boxing Promotions, Old World Boxing and W.O.N Boxing. The Maddalone – Polley bout is promoted in association with Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing.
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.
Polley of St. Joseph, Missouri has a record of 25-13-1 with eleven knockouts and like Maddalone has faced some of the top Heavyweights such as Owen Beck, Kevin McBride, Brian Minto, Alexander Ustinov and David Rodriguez
In the ten round co-feature, undefeated Super Bantamweight Juan Dominguez will take on former world title challenger John Alberto Molina.
Dominguez of Brooklyn, NY via The Dominican Republic has a record of 11-0 with seven knockouts
Dominguez is coming off an impressive six round unanimous decision over Jesus Bayron on September 22nd.
Molina is by far the most experienced foe in Dominguez career and has a record of 32-21-3 with twenty knockouts.
The native of Cartagena, Colombia challenged for the WBO Light Flyweight title but for to a two round no-contest with Nelson Dieppa. In his next bout, Molina lost a twelve round unanimous decision to Kermin Guardia in a battle for the WBO Interim Light Flyweight title. He also fought former world champion Juan Alberto Rosas. Molina has fought World title challengers Omar Soto & Raul Martinez as well as top contenders Chris Avalos, Jayson Velez and
He holds win over former world title challenger Evert Briceno.
In his last bout, Molina lost a ninth round stoppage to undefeated Braulio Santos.
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.
Rafael Vazquez (8-1, 6 KO's) will look to rebound from his first professional loss when he takes Israel Suarez (4-3-1, 1 KO) of Puerto Rico in a six round Jr. Lightweight 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 a four round bout will be Lightweight Angel Garcia (3-1, 2 KO's) of Brooklyn taking on Victor Galindo (1-0, 1 KO) of Puerto Rico.
Super Bantamweight Heather Hardy (2-0) of Brooklyn will battle Ivana Coleman (0-3) of Slidell, LA
Pro Debuting Lightweight Bryant Cruz of Port Chester, NY will see action against an opponent to be named.
Neuky Santelises (1-0, 1 KO) will do battle with an opponent to be named in a four round Super Featherweight bout.
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
The Resorts World Casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11420
A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Sandy