NEW YORK, (February 20, 2013) A number of fighters featured on the NBC Sports Network FIGHT NIGHT professional boxing card this Saturday night held an open workout for local media and fans at Modell’s Sporting Goods in Commack, New York.
Among those attending were heavyweight Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov, “The Fighting Pride of Huntington, New York Chris Algieri, Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin, Alan Gotay and Anthony Karperis. All of these fighters are undefeated.
The main event of FIGHT NIGHT features a battle of undefeated heavyweights as Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov, 14-0-0 (10KO’s) of Lugansk, Ukraine and Philadelphia’s Malik Scott, 35-0-0 (12KO’s) meet in a ten rounder.
Co-headlining FIGHT NIGHT, The Fighting Pride of Huntington, New York, Chris Algieri, 14-0-0 (7KO’s) will face off against Jose “Mangu” Peralta, 10-1-0 (6KO’s) of Jersey City, New Jersey in a ten round junior welterweight bout.
Five additional bouts featuring Seldin, Gotay and Karperis will be featured on the undercard.
ABOUT FEBRUARY 23 FIGHTS
Tickets priced at $200, $150, $125, $100 and $50 can be purchased through Star Boxing 718-823-2000, www.starboxing.com, the Paramount Box office 631-673-7300, Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000 or www.Ticketmaster.com.
A limited number of seats remain.
Seven bouts are planned for the February 23 card to be held at The Paramount, 370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY. Doors open at 6:30pm. First fight is at 7:30pm.
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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 FOX HOLLOW
Nestled upon 8 private acres of Long Island’s north shore is the Fox Hollow which features a state of the art event venue, fine dining restaurant and an all-suite luxury boutique hotel. Owned & operated by the Scotto Brothers, their Above & Beyond philosophy in providing each & every guest with superior services and amenities is paramount. Visit the Fox Hollow online at www.TheFoxHollow.com & www.TheInnAtFoxHollow.com
ABOUT MODELL’S SPORTING GOODS
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 to www.Modells.com, which services customers all over the country.
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.