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Bronx, NY Dec 21, 2007 The fists will be flying once again in New York as Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing kicks off the New Year with a bang with the 8th installment of the phenomenal boxing series "Punchin' at the Paradise" on Thursday, January 31st 7:30pm at the Utopia Paradise Theatre in the Bronx, NY. Star Boxing has made a commitment to provide a high level of entertainment and excitement whenever they bring fights to the Paradise Theatre, and this year promises to be no exception..

Those in attendance on the 31st will be treated to a classic New York intra- borough rivalry when Bronx's former World Champion Lou "Honey Boy" DelValle (35- 5-1, 22KO's) squares off against fellow Bronx resident Newton "The Butcher" Kidd (6-6-1, 4KO's) in a 10-round co-featured main event. DelValle, the former light heavyweight champion of the world is credited with being the first fighter to knock down the legendary Roy Jones Jr, and like Roy Jones, is promising that he will regain his title in 2008 . His opponent, Newton Kidd is a 2-time Golden Gloves champion who brings it every time he steps in the ring stopping most of his victims in fewer than four rounds.

"The Kosovo Kid" Elvir Muriqi (34-4, 21 KO's) returns fresh off his inspiring performance with light heavyweight champ Antonio Tarver, in a co-featured10-round bout that is certain to excite his enthusiastic fans. Also scheduled to let their leather fly is Puerto Rican light welterweight Joel Torres (8-0, 5KO's), making their pro-debuts are featherweights Ronica Jeffrey and Eddie Irizarry. Returning to the Paradise Theater for a fourth time is fan favorite cruiserweight Jon "The Fighting Marine" Schneider (6-1, 4KO's).
Tickets are on sale now, making it the perfect time to get those last minute gifts and stocking stuffers for all your friends, family, and co-workers.

Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing extends an invitation to its valued loyal fans to purchase exclusive VIP tables for what promises to be a night of electrifying fights.
The VIP tables are the always the talk of the night; and provide complimentary food and beverages.

Consistent with Star Boxing's commitment to providing our loyal fans with the best seats in the house, we have reserved the best seats in every price category ($100, $50 and $30) for our mailing list members. Star Boxing is holding these prime seats exclusively for our mailing list members until December 28, 2007 before we release them to the general public. Do not wait to reserve your seats!!!!

Tickets are at the fan friendly price of $100, $50 and $30, and can be purchased at Utopia's Paradise Theater box office (718) 220-6143, 6143, all Ticketmaster outlets, and by calling Star Boxing 718- 823-2000 or visiting our web site

Article posted on 21.12.2007

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