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Two New York State Titles on the Line Saturday, September 21 at the Resorts World Casino, New York City

by on Aug.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Leon Moore takes on Rafael Vazquez for the NYS Super Bantamweight title while Frank Galarza and Rich Neves do battle for the Jr. Middleweight crown. Additional bouts featuring current UBF World Champion Amanda Serrano and Staten Island’s own Gary “Kid” Stark Jr.

QUEENS, NY, August 14, 2013 — On Saturday night September 21st, one of the biggest nights of boxing comes to the beautiful Resorts World Casino New York City, located in Queens, New York as two New York State title bouts will be contested on a ten bout card promoted by New Legend Boxing, Old World Boxing and W.O.N. Promotions. In the Main Event, scheduled for eight rounds, Leon Moore will take on Rafael Vazquez for the vacant Super Bantamweight title while it will be a battle of undefeated fighters when Frank Galarza and Rich Neves do battle for the vacant Jr. Middleweight crown in the Co-Main Event.

Leon Moore who hails from Georgetown, Guyana has a glossy record of 30-2 with 24 knockouts is eyeing an eventual shot for a world title. Moore has won various regional titles such as the Guyanese Bantamweight title and the WBC Caribbean Bantamweight title. He also captured the NABA Bantamweight title with a decision over former world champion Mauricio Pastrana and the PABA Super Bantamweight title with a decision over Marangin Marbun in Singapore. Moore has won 12 straight bouts which includes a 2nd round stoppage over Earl Trotmann on July 5th in Guyana.
Rafael Vazquez of Linwood, Queens has a record of 8-1 with six knockouts. The thirty-five year old won his first eight bouts before being on the wrong end of a six round split decision to Jhovany Collado on September 22, 2012 at the Resorts World Casino. (continue reading…)

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With Nowhere to Hide, Stark Starched by Escalante

by on May.01, 2009, under Boxing News, CBZ Columnists, Juan Ayllon

Escalante (right) takes it to Stark

Escalante (right) takes it to Stark

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside – CHICAGO – Prior to his heavyweight title defense against slick and fast punching Billy Conn in June of 1941, Joe Louis uttered that famous line, “he can run, but he can’t hide.” NABO Junior Featherweight champion Antonio Escalante could have said the same thing tonight, and he’d have been right. (continue reading…)

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