On September 30th Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing will present its second installment of VIP Boxing at the beautiful Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, NY. Headlining the show will be Star Boxing’s heavyweight prospect, the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Captain, “Devastatin” Devin Vargas (17-1, 7KO) taking on Terrell “Baby Bull” Nelson (8-8, 5KO) in an eight round heavyweight attraction.
In the co-feature bout of the evening, Star Boxing’s red hot light heavyweight prospect, “Terrible” Yathomas “The Punisher” Riley (7-0, 5KO) takes on Otgonbayer Daivii (3- 2-1, 1KO). The bout is scheduled for six rounds.
September 30th will mark the much anticipated return of Star Boxing’s Roberto Benitez (5-0, 3KO). Benitez, who hails from Brooklyn, had a storied amateur career, including competing in the 2004 Olympics for team U.S.A. Benitez suffered an injury in 2006 and has been out of the ring ever since. He is back now though and says he is better than ever. He is scheduled to take on Angel Paneto (4-5-2, 2KO). The bout is scheduled for six rounds in the super bantamweight divison.
Exciting New Haven jr. welterweight, Dominic DeSanto (2-1-1, 2KO) returns for his second showing at Star Boxing’s VIP Boxing, when he takes on Poughkeepsie, New York’s Israel Suarez (2-2). The bout is scheduled for four rounds in the jr welterweight division.
Also seeing action is undefeated welterweight prospect Gabriel Bracero (6-0). Bracero who hails from close by Queens, NY looks to add another win to his record as he continues to move up the welterweight ranks when he takes on Long Island’s Ashanti Hendrickson (1-3-1) in a scheduled six round welterweight contest.
Rounding out the card will be Russo’s On The Bay’s own, Jonathon Cuba will look to improve to a perfect 2-0, 2KO when he takes on Paterson, New Jersey’s Melchor Guillen (1-3). Cuba, who resides in nearby Queens, currently works part time for Russo’s. He will surely be looking to put on an impressive showing in front of his hometown fans, and fellow co-workers. The bout is scheduled for four rounds in the jr. welterweight division.
The show will kick off at 7PM sharp with an hour long cocktail reception. Immediately following the reception, a four course elegant dinner will start being served, at which time the first bout will go on. There will be cocktail service throughout, with an open bar running for the remainder of the evenings fights.
All seats will include full VIP services. Tables of ten are available for purchase for $1500 (Bronze), $2500 (Silver), and $3500 (Gold) respectively. There will be a limited amount of individual seats at select tables available, with the cost for each seat at $150, $250, and $350. You may contact Star Boxing for tickets at 718-823-2000 or by visiting www.starboxing.com. Russo’s On The Bay is located at 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414.