Archive for July, 2017

Comments Off on Star Boxing announced the main event for “Rockin Fights 27”, Friday, July 28th

Star Boxing announced the main event for “Rockin Fights 27”, Friday, July 28th, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY.  Fast rising Jr. Welterweight prospect and New York State Champion Anthony “Showtime” Karperis, 14-2 5KO’S Hicksville, NY will take on former NY Golden Glove champion Louis Cruz, 11-3 5KO’S Bronx, NY, in a 10 round Jr. Welterweight match up. Karperis is coming off a career best effort in his last fight stopping fellow prospect Scott Burrell on March 24th at the Paramount.  Karperis has won 10 of his last 11 bouts, all at the Paramount and is following in the footsteps of Star Boxing’s Chris Algieri, Joe Smith, and Cletus Seldin, becoming the next big attraction developed at the Paramount.  The Hicksville native has a huge fan base supporting him each fight and has steadily Read more […]

Comments Off on Taras Shelestyuk & Ruben Villa Successfully Defend Unbeaten Records on Saturday Night

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. /ORANGE, Calif. (July 3, 2017) – In the “Locked n’ Loaded” main event, welterweight Taras “Real Deal” Shelestyuk (16-0, 10 KOs) made quick work of Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez (15-3, 11 KOs) by knocking him out in the third round Saturday night from Omega Products International in Sacramento, Calif. Shelestyuk, who is ranked No. 5 by the WBO, predicted a knockout win in his prefight interview with the Olympic bronze medalist (London 2012) saying he planned to be aggressive from the start. “I didn’t want this fight going the distance,” said Shelestyuk, who attributes the aggressiveness to new trainer Joel Diaz. “Joel and I worked on increasing our punch output and it showed in this fight.” Shelestyuk, who is from the Ukraine but now makes his home in Los Angeles, rocked Read more […]