With the recent insurance and medical issues forcing NY fighter to take travel to other states for boxing matches, Brooklyn’s Courtney Pennington is quickly establishing himself as a road warrior in the sport. Pennington went into the backyard of well-regarded local favorite Khiary Gray Pitts and pounded out the unanimous decision at the Twin River Casino’s Event Center in Lincoln, RI Saturday night. In doing so, Pennington captured Gray’s Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) International and … Read Article
Star Boxing chief Joe DeGuardia is fighting the unprecedented situation of no boxing club shows in the state of New York by pairing Hicksville, NY native Anthony Karperis (13-2 4KO’S) defending his New York State Jr. Welterweight title against Brooklyn, NY prospect Scott Burrell (12-2 8KO’S) in a 10 round contest at The Paramount in Huntington, NY on Saturday, March 24, 2017.… Read Article
Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. became the first fighter to knock out the legend Bernard Hopkins as he knocked Hopkins completely out of the ring with a vicious 4 punch combination in the 8th round. Hopkins was unable to beat the 20 count administered by referee Jack Reiss constituting a knockout win by Smith Jr. (the bout was officially declared a TKO victory). The fight was the main event on HBO Championship Boxing.… Read Article
Joe “The Beast” Smith and Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins both tipped the scales at 174 pounds ahead of their clash tomorrow night from The Forum and televised live on HBO starting at 10pm EST. At stake will be Smith’s WBC International Light Heavyweight belt and the contest is scheduled for 12 rounds or less.
Smith, hailing from Mastic Beach, NY brings a record of 22-1 18KO’s into the fight while the former multiple division champion … Read Article
Friday night, at The Melbourne Pavilion in Flemington, Victoria, Australia, Joe DeGuardia’s undefeated Super Middleweight Zac Dunn became the first Australian in almost 30 years to win a British Commonwealth title as he bested a determined Liam Cameron over the 12 round distance in a Super Middleweight showdown.… Read Article
Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing Light Heavyweight contender Yuniesky Gonzalez (18-2 14 KO’S Miami, FL) scored his second consecutive 1st round knockout at the Miami Airport Convention Center Friday night taking out former Olympian Maxwell Amponsah (11-3 10KO’S Bronx, NY), in a 10 round Light Heavyweight contest.
Gonzalez, fiercely determined to get another major fight, wasted no time once again as he jumped on Amponsah from the opening bell with an onslaught of heavy punches. Amponsah … Read Article
Light Heavyweight contender Yuniesky Gonzalez (17-2 13 KO’S Miami, FL) is back in action this Friday, November 11th, at the Miami Airport Convention Center in Miami Florida. Promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, Gonzalez will take on rugged African Maxwell Amponsah (11-2 10 KO’S Bronx, NY), in a 10 round Light Heavyweight contest.… Read Article
Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing had 2 of its fighters fighting in featured televised bouts Friday evening.
SHOBOX, California Fight (Bejenaru vs Bujaj)
First up was Constantin Bejenaru, (12-0 3KO’S), Brooklyn, NY, scoring a dominant 10 round decision win over previously unbeaten New Yorker Stivens Bujaj, (16-1-1 11KO’s), Bronx, NY. With the victory, Bejanaru captured two prestigious titles, the WBC International and WBC Continental Americas Championships. The bout was televised live on the Showtime network from … Read Article
Constantin Bejenaru, (11-0 3KO’S), Brooklyn, NY weighed in at 198.3, while opponent and fellow unbeaten New Yorker Stivens Bujaj, (16-0-1 11KO’s), NYC, NY, weighed in at 197.5, in a 10 round Cruiserweight battle for the vacant WBC International and Continental Americas titles in a bout televised live on the Showtime network from The Omega Product Event Center in Corona, CA. The bout is part of the popular ShoBox series.… Read Article
Due to the unfortunate legislation and its new insurance requirements which have crippled boxing in New York State, Joe DeGuardia, CEO of Star Boxing, has cancelled the scheduled October 14th “Rockin Fights” event at The Paramount in Huntington, NY.… Read Article