Photos: Seldin Hammers Garcia

On Friday night, in front of a nationally televised audience over the ESPN2 network and a standing room only crowd, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing presented the 17th installment of the popular “Rockin Fights” series at The Paramount in Huntington , NY.

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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison to Participate in MLK Day Parade

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2015) — This Monday, January 19, 2015, Southeast Washington, D.C., resident Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, the current WBC Continental Americas and WBC Youth Welterweight Champion, will participate in the Global Peace Makers 8th Annual MLK Peace Walk in his hometown.

“It’s pretty cool to be a part of something honoring MLK and his vision,” Hernandez-Harrison said. “My mom is Puerto Rican, my dad is white, my step-mom is Vietnamese and I am from a predominantly black neighborhood, that’s kind of what I feel Dr. King envisioned our society looking like one day.”

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Muhammad Ali “And In This Corner” Premiere in Louisville

StageOne Family Theatre, Louisville, KY’s professional theatre for young audiences, presents a new look at the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali with the world premiere production of And in This Corner…Cassius Clay, on January 17, 2015, Ali’s 73rd birthday. Dubbed “Play it Forward: Champions Night,” the evening will feature a gala dinner as well as the play, and a post-show champagne reception honoring the Champ and the new production. The event will be co-hosted by StageOne Family Theatre, The Muhammad Ali Center and The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Performances will continue atThe Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts from January 19th to February 14th.

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An Inspiring Group of Future American Leaders Set to Take the Ring at the Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular on November 8

Event Rosters’ Include Aspiring Military Officers, Pilots, Engineers, Ambassadors, a Pediatric Surgeon and a Future Novelist

(MASHANTUCKET, CONN.) – The athletes taking the ring for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular presented by Columbia Dental possess more than just athletic skill. The bout line-up on November 8 at Foxwoods Resort Casino will feature many of the United States’ brightest minds competing in honor of United States’ veterans. The 22 boxers taking part in the event include aspiring engineers, foreign diplomats, world-renowned physicians and military officers.

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NYPD vs. FDNY Boxing in Annual Battle of Badges at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 22

The decade’s long rivalry that began in 1982 continues on Saturday, November 22 when the NYPD and FDNY step into the Garden boxing ring in the annual Battle of the Badges, presented by Hooters. The full night of boxing will take place in The Theater at Madison Square Garden with proceeds benefiting both the Atlas Cops & Kids Boxing Program and the Building Homes for Heroes Organization. Additionally, in support of our troops, 1,000 free tickets will be given away to active members of the United States armed forces.

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Interview with Jack Catterall

In the summer of 2012 Liverpool’s Tom Stalker was rated as the world’s number one amateur lightweight and skipper of the Team GB boxing squad at the London 2012 Olympics. Conversely, Chorley’s Jack Catterall was a student at Preston College who’d never ventured past the English ABA quarter-finals.

Two years on, the pair collides for the vacant WBO European light-welter title at Liverpool’s Echo Arena this weekend and, remarkably, the bookies can barely split them.

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