LONG ISLAND UNDERCARD ANNOUNCED
Press Release: Star Boxing has announced the undercard to the Anthony Karperis vs. Scott Burrell New York junior welterweight title bout at The Paramount in Huntington, NY on Friday, March 24th. Woodhaven (Queens) junior welterweight Danny Gonzalez (12-0-1 with 5 KOs) takes on Allentown, PA brawler Jerome Rodriguez (7-5-3 with 2 KOs), in an eight rounder.
Homegrown (Huntington) lightweight, Johnny "Hitman" Hernandez (8-1 with 1 KO) takes on Dean "Badnewz" Burrell (11-1 with 8 KOs) in another bout.
Dean Burrell is the twin brother of main eventer Scott. Both Dean and Scott are college graduates and fight out of Brooklyn.
Hernandez has developed a large following at his hometown arena, but Dean and Scott expect to bring their loyal Brooklyn fans as well.
Also scheduled to appear is Long Island welterweight Tyrone James, (3-0 with 2 KOs) taking on Alabama's Quincy Brown (1-4) in a four rounder; and Central Islip's Terrell Bostic (2-0 with 1 KO) squaring off against Brooklyn's Grashino Yancy (2-1 with 1 KO) in a four-round lightweight fight.
Promoter Joe DeGuardia had these comments about the undercard "I am pleased we are back at the Paramount. This is old school boxing, local fighters from the New York area stepping in the ring with each other. We have a fan-friendly main event with real local interest when Karperis and Scott Burrell battle for the NY Jr. Welter title. My matchmaker, Ron Katz, promises these 5 exciting match-ups will be 'Paramount Punches in Bunches', which is what our fans have become accustomed to at the Paramount. It will be another special night of fights at The Paramount on Friday night March 24th".
Tickets may be purchased by calling Star Boxing 718 823-2000 or at www.starboxing.com, The Paramount box office 631 673-7300, or TICKETMASTER at ticketmaster.com 1 800 745-3000.