NEW YORK, NY (July 19, 2012) Popular welterweight prospect Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin headlines the undercard of Star Boxing’s “ROCKIN FIGHTS 4” on Saturday, July 28th at The Paramount in Huntington, New York.
Sporting an undefeated record of 7-0-0 with five knockouts, the 25-year-old Seldin has become a staple at The Paramount, with three straight wins by knockout at the consistently sold-out venue.
At “ROCKIN FIGHTS 4”, Seldin will battle San Juan Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Garcia, 3-2-1 (1KO), in a scheduled six round bout.
“Cletus has had three spectacular knockouts in a row at The Paramount and has become a true fan favorite. The interest from fans and media alike about his return to the ring has been very impressive,” said Joe DeGuardia, President of Star Boxing.
“Along with Cletus’ return we’ve put together a very strong undercard at “ROCKIN FIGHTS 4″ to ensure that the terrific boxing fans at The Paramount get a full evening of entertainment.”
In the main event at “ROCKIN FIGHTS 4”, “The Fighting Pride of Huntington, New York”, undefeated junior welterweight prospect Chris Algieri, 14-0-0 (7KO’s), will battle tough Texas veteran Raul Tovar, 10-5-1 (4KO’s).
Advance tickets for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 4”, priced at $50 and $100, are available through Ticketmaster, (www.Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000) or through The Paramount Box Office, (631) 673-7300.
Special VIP/Red Carpet Seating along with advance tickets are also available by calling Star Boxing at (718) 823-2000 or on their website www.StarBoxing.com.
Also featured on the undercard will be a New York State Junior Lightweight Title bout between undefeated Bronx native Manny Gonzalez, 10-0-0 (7KO’s) and cross-town rival Chazz McDowell, 6-1-0 (1KO) of Yonkers, New York.
The 24-year-old Gonzalez heads back to the ring following his unanimous decision win over Jesus Bayron on February 10th at the Mohegan Sun Casino.
Also returning to The Paramount is junior middleweight newcomer Raul Nuncio, 2-0-1 (1KO), of Glen Cove, New York in a four round tilt against Enver Halili, 1-0-0 (1KO) of Bronx, New York. Nuncio is coming off a four round decision win on March 31st over Valdrin Muriqi.
Local pro debuter Alan Gotay of Huntington will face off against Brooklyn’s Ian James, 2-3-0 (1KO), in a four round junior welterweight clash.
Rounding out the undercard, Hicksville, New York junior welterweight Anthony Karperis, 1-0-0 (1KO), will challenge Travis McElhaney, 0-1-0, of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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
Doors open at 7:00pm with first bout scheduled to begin at 7:30pm.
OTHER EVENTS ABOUT TOWN
The Picture House in Pelham, NY, is presenting Faster, Higher, Stronger: The Olympics on Screen, a weeklong film series exploring the on-screen legacy of the Olympics. Joe DeGuardia, the CEO of Star Boxing, will introduce the screening of China Heavyweight.The complete schedule can be found at The Picture House is located at 175 Wolfs Lane in Pelham, NY. For more details visit: http://www.thepicturehouse.org/olympics.
ABOUT STAR BOXING:
Star Boxing, Inc. has been in operation since1992. 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 the official website at www.starboxing.com