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Suffolk County Exec to Honor Joe DeGuardia, Chris Algieri Tonight at the Paramount

by on Sep.14, 2013, under Boxing News

Chris Algieri

Chris Algieri


Bronx, NY — Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone will honor Star Boxing’s Joe DeGuardia and ‘The Fighting Pride of Huntington”, Chris Algieri this evening at  The Paramount in Huntington, New York prior to the start of the “Rockin Fights 10″ professional boxing event.

County Executive Bellone will make ring presentations to DeGuardia and Algieri for their commitment to the business and civic community through their outstanding work as part of the acclaimed “Rockin Fights” boxing series, the first nine of which have featured sold out, nationally televised events at The Paramount.

“This means a great deal to Chris and I. The “Rockin Fights” series has been extremely successful and were very pleased to be recognized by County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Government.”

The presentation by County Executive Bellone will take place at 7:15 p.m. inside the ring at The Paramount, just prior to the start of the live action.

DeGuardia was also honored this past Sunday by the New York boxing community, receiving the Lifetime Dedication Award from Ring 10 at their Third Annual Extravaganza at the Marina Del Rey in Throg’s Neck, New York.

The undefeated Algieri, 17-0-0 (7KO’s) with be making the third start of his 2013 campaign, clashing with tough Nicaraguan veteran Wilfredo “EL Zurdo” Acuna, 14-12-0 (11KO’s) in the junior welterweight main event at “ROCKIN FIGHTS 10″.

Now competing at junior middleweight, former world champion Joshua Clottey, 36-4-0 (22KO’s), returns to the ring after an almost two year layoff to face Dashon “Fly Boy” Johnson, 14-12-3 (5KO’s), of Escondido, California.

Heavyweights will also see action at “ROCKIN FIGHTS 10″ as the Kevin Rooney trained Constantin Bejenaru, 3-0-1 (2KO’s), of Catskill, New York, will battle Buffalo, New York, native Excell Holmes, 2-1-1 (1KO) over four scheduled rounds.

Opening the show, Wendy Toussaint, 1-0-0, returns to The Paramount, facing off against pro debuting Koree Boyd of Babylon, New York in a scheduled four rounder.

Following the action in the ring, boxing fans will also be able to enjoy the LIVE telecast from Las Vegas of the Junior Middleweight World Title Championship between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez from the MGM Grand.


Tickets priced at $200, $150, $100 and $50 can be purchased through Star Boxing (718) 823-2000,, Paramount Box office (631) 673-7300 and Ticketmaster

1-800-745-3000 or .

The Paramount is located at 370 New York Ave, Huntington, NY.Doors open at 7:00 p.m. First fight is at 7:30 p.m.



Star Boxing Inc. recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary (promoting pro boxing continuously since 1992). The company has produced some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star Boxing continues to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star Boxing is proud that is has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry. For more information on Star Boxing, visit their official website at and follow them on Twitter @ Star Boxing and Facebook at Star Boxing.



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