'Rocking Fights' At The Paramount Friday
Star Boxing is bringing another exciting boxing show to the
Paramount in Huntington, NY in spite of New York's new
insurance regulations which have otherwise destroyed pro
boxing in New York.
In the main event, Hicksville, NY native Anthony Karperis
(13-2 4KO'S) will be defending his New York State Jr.
Welterweight title against Brooklyn, NY prospect Scott
Burrell (12-2 8KO'S) in a 10 round contest at The Paramount
in Huntington, NY on Friday, March 24, 2017.
The fight is expected to be an evenly matched local battle
reminiscent of the glory days of local boxing in New York.
Karperis a former martial arts second degree black-belt, was
ranked #7 in North America before turning to boxing and
winning the 2008 Golden Gloves.
Karperis has been thrilling fans at the Paramount where he
has been working on becoming the next graduate of Star
Boxing's famous Rockin' Fights series at the Paramount which
has produced stars such as Chris Algieri, Joe Smith Jr. and
BOTH MAIN EVENT FIGHTERS COLLEGE GRADUATES:
Karperis is a college graduate, receiving a Bachelor of Arts
in film from Hofstra University. His opponent, Scott Burrell
was born to Jamaican parents in Brooklyn NY, was raised in
Burrell graduated from Roehampton University in South London
with bachelor of science in Business studies and Sports
science. Scott's twin brother, Dean Burrell, is a also
fighting Friday at the Paramount, against another local
favorite, Johnny Hernandez.
Both Scott and Dean Burrell were 5x London champions, Dean
was national champion and 3x national finalist and Scott 2x
national finalist. Both brothers won the Haringey
International box-cup in 2009.
HELPING ATHLETES PLAN FUTURE
In keeping with the theme of highly educated gladiators,
Star Boxing is pleased to announce it's new sponsor, Legacy
Advisors Financial Group. The advisory group which
specializes in investment, protection and financial
strategies has signed a multi-year agreement with Star
Boxing which will include, among other aspects, assistance
to Star Boxing fighters to help them maintain proper
planning for their future.
Joe DeGuardia, (himself a former Golden Gloves Champion and
Hofstra Law School Graduate) CEO of Star Boxing said: "I'm
pleased to have Legacy Advisors as one of our new sponsors.
They are dedicated to asset protection and we have always
been interesting in linking our boxers with prudent advisors
so we are happy to have them.
The feature undercard bout will pit Woodhaven Jr.
Welterweight Danny Gonzalez 12-0-1 (5 KO's) in perhaps the
toughest test of his career as he takes on experienced
Allentown, PA brawler Jerome Rodriguez, 7-5-3 (2 KO's), in
an 8 round Jr. Welterweight match up. Both fighters are
known for their fan friendly style which should make a heck
of a battle come March 24th.
In another interesting local matchup, homegrown Huntington
NY's exciting Lightweight, Johnny "Hitman" Hernandez, 8-1
1KO takes on Dean "Badnewz" Burrell, 11-1 8KO'S, Brooklyn,
NY in a 6 round contest.
Dean is the twin brother of main eventer Scott. Both Dean
and Scott are highly educated college graduates. Johnny
Hernandez has developed a large following at his hometown
arena, but Dean and Scott expect to bring their loyal
Brooklyn fans as well.
Also scheduled to appear are undefeated Welterweight Long
Islanders Tyrone James, 3-0 (2 KO's), of Elmont, NY taking
on Alabama's Quincy Brown, 1-4 in a 4 round Welterweight
fight and Central Islip's Terrell Bostic, 2-0 1KO squaring
off against Brooklyn's Grashino Yancy, 2-1 (1KO) in a 4
round Lightweight fight.
Promoter Joe DeGuardia had these comments about the
undercard "I am pleased we are back at the Paramount. This
is old school boxing, local fighters from the New York area
stepping in the ring with each other. We have a fan-friendly
main event with real local interest when Karperis and Scott
Burrell battle for the NY Jr. Welter title. My matchmaker,
Ron Katz, promises these 5 exciting match-ups will be
'Paramount Punches in Bunches', which is what our fans have
become accustomed to at the Paramount. It will be another
special night of fights at The Paramount on Friday night