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Star Boxing October 1st

“Rockin Fights” 43 Card Announced!

(August 15th) ickets have already begun to fly for the eagerly anticipated “Rockin’ Fights” 43 as the October 1st Paramount date is officially on the books. Star Boxing is now pleased to announce the full fight card.


10-rounds of cruiserweight action separates Ukrainian born, Pittsburgh residing, LYUBOMYR “DEMOLITION MAN” PINCHUK (Pittsburgh, PA by way of Ukraine, 14-3 8KO’s) and Brooklyn’s JOEL “SHOTGUN” SHOJGREEN (Brooklyn, NY, 13-3 12KO’s) from an important  victory.  Pinchuk is coming off a tough fought decision loss in April in a WBC Continental Americas/NABA Gold combined championship battle against world rated cruiserweight and Star Boxing stablemate, Simone “Tyson” Federici. Now, Pinchuk is setting his sights on a bounce back victory on October 1st to refocus climb up the cruiserweight ratings.  Shojgreen is looking to make one last run at a major fight in the cruiserweight division, needing a victory over Pinchuk to get him there.


“There is no looking back I’ve taken the past few months to get stronger & faster,” said Pinchuk. “I’m excited to make my return to the ring this October and start making a move up the cruiserweight rank.”


Making the transition from the octagon to the squared circle, standout MMA fighter, JOHN GOTTI III (Oyster Bay, NY, pro debut) will make his pro debut as a professional boxer at “Rockin’ Fights” 43.  Gotti grew a huge following as he devoured the Northeast MMA circuit with a record of 5-1, four of those wins coming by stoppage.  Gotti will be fighting in a 4-round light heavyweight bout against an opponent to be revealed soon.


John Gotti III, is looking forward to getting back into the ring and fighting in Long Island, had this to say about the fight: “After almost a two-year layoff I look forward to getting back to competing at a high-level and showing up for my fans who always show up for me.”


Danbury’s, OMAR “THE BEAST” BORDOY (Danbury, CT, 11-1 3KO’s) and Ireland’s, VICTOR “SLICK VIC” RABEI (Dublin, Ireland, 10-0 3KO’s) will each be lacing up the gloves for the first time in 2022, putting their feet to the fire against one another in an 8-round super lightweight bout. Looking to make a move in the rankings, both fighters throw caution to the wind and put their stellar records on the line in what should be an exciting 8-round contest.


Returning to The Paramount fresh after dominating in his pro debut with victory this past June, the newly dubbed “RUTHLESS” RONNY REYES (New York, NY, 1-0), will face off against TRAVIS “PRETTY BOY” CRAWFORD of Corpus Christi, Texas (0-1) in a 4-round super featherweight bout.


NYC firefighter, LOUIS “IL MARTELLO” MAIETTA (Bronx, NY, 1-2-1) will make his fifth appearance at The Paramount, in a rematch with DEQUINT “BEYOU” HILL (Austin, TX, 1-1) after the two went to battle over four rounds in an exciting bout in June. Maietta-Hill will be a 4-round light heavyweight bout.


Undefeated, Elmont, Long Island middleweight, ZAY "NO CHOICE" FLAHERTY (Elmont, NY, 4-0 2KO's) wowed fans June at The Paramount with a TKO victory after a left handed head to body combo left his opponent reeling on the canvas. Zay returns looking to remain undefeated and his opponent will be announced soon in a 6 round middleweight contest.


Queens based, undefeated super featherweight, RAY “THE SCIENTIST” CUADRADO (Queens, NY, 4-0 1KO) is scheduled to fight in a 4-round super featherweight bout with an opponent to be announced.


“We are excited to be back at The Paramount on October 1st with an action-packed card,” said Star Boxing CEO JOE DEGUARDIA. “Pinchuk and Shojgreen have a lot on the line. Bordoy and Rabei are in a 50/50 fight. John Gotti III makes his highly anticipated pro (boxing) debut following a successful MMA career. This card really has something for everyone. Don't wait to get your tickets as we expect a sell out!"


Created in 2011, the "Rockin' Fights" series has developed elite boxing talent and has produced former WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion, the "Common Man", JOE "THE BEAST" SMITH JR. (Mastic, Long Island 28-4 22KO's) and former WBO Super Lightweight World Champion, CHRIS ALGIERI (Huntington, NY 25-4 9KO'S), two of only four Long Island World Champions EVER.



Since Opening in September 2011, The Paramount has become a top live entertainment venue. Located in Huntington, Long Island, New York; The Paramount - in concert with TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® - hosts a variety of concerts, comedy, boxing and other special events. Booked by Live Nation and utilizing Ticketmaster ticketing; The Paramount hosts an average of 200 events per year. In less than 5 years since opening, The Paramount has quickly established itself as the premier live venue on Long Island - the 20th largest U.S. media market (*2.5M HH-Arbitron: Nassau/Suffolk MSA). Pollstar Magazine ranked The Paramount as the #11 club venue worldwide (*Att. Q3 '15). With almost 70k+ Facebook fans & 10k+ Twitter followers, the venue was also ranked by Billboard Magazine as the "23rd Hottest Club" in 2014.



With the critically acclaimed Rockin' Fights Paramount Series, Star Boxing continues to develop world rated contenders and red-hot prospects into future world champions, such as Chris Algieri, Joe Smith Jr., and Cletus Seldin. Founded by Joe DeGuardia, a former boxer and New York State and Connecticut Hall of Famer inductee, is identified as one of the most sought out promoters to help nurture and groom fighters into future world champions.

Rockin Fights 43 Announced For Saturday October 1st,

At The Paramount - Ticket Pre-Sale Today 10:00am

Tickets To The General Public

On Sale Friday July 29th – 10:00am!

(July 25th) Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing’s critically acclaimed fight series, “Rockin’ Fights” will make its return to The Paramount in Huntington, New York on October 1, 2022.


This will be the 43rd Star Boxing show at The Paramount, which has been a second home to Star Boxing since the “Rockin’ Fights” series inception in 2011. Star Boxing is pleased to continue the tradition of action-packed fights on Long Island and is looking forward to another thrilling show on October 1st.


Tickets for “Rockin’ Fights” 43 will be available via presale and public onsale at the following times.

"Rockin' Fights" 43 is presented by Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing.

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