UNDEFEATED FRANK GALARZA TO BE MAIN EVENT SATURDAY, APRIL 5TH, 2014 AT THE RESORTS WORLD CASINO NEW YORK CITY IN JAMAICA, QUEENS
Queens, NY (APRIL 1, 2014)--This Saturday, April 5, 2014, undefeated junior middleweight Frank Galarza (12-0-2, 8 KO's) of Brooklyn, NY will fight in the main event on International Fight Night at the Resorts World Casino New York City, located next to Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, Queens.
Galarza will take on veteran Franklin Gonzalez (16-12, 10 KO's) of Santo Domingo, DR in the 8-round main event. "We are excited to have Galarza featured in the main event, especially after coming off his big knockout of John Thompson this past January on Showtime's ShoBox Series," said Felipe Gomez of New Legend Boxing. "Frank always had a great fanbase here in New York but his popularity soared after his performance on national television," Gomez added.
Juan Dominguez was scheduled to be the main event but had to be replaced at the last minute after coming down with the flu. "He was out all last week and he is still not 100%,"said Gomez.
In the 8-round co-feature, Rafael Vazquez (10-1, 8 KO's) of Brooklyn, NY will defend his WBA FEDELATIN Title against Manuel de los Reyes Herrera (21-12-1, 15 KO's) of Planeta Rica, Colombia in a super bantamweight bout. Vazquez is comimg off a stunning knockout over Leon Moore (30-2, 24 KO's) this past September at the casino.
Scheduled for six round bouts:
Allan Phelan (4-2-1, 4 KO's) of County Kildare, Ireland will go up against Jesus Gonzales (2-4, 2 KO's) of Bethlehem, PA in a featherweight bout.
Rajiv Bhattachharya (9-0, 6 KO's) of Stamford, CT will take on Maurice Chalmers (11-11-1, 6 KO's) of Lynchburg, Va. in a welterweight bout.
In a 6-round Welterweight fight, Rich Neves (6-1-1, 3 KO's) of New Hyde Park, New York will battle Antonio Chaves Fernandez (4-15-2) of Brockton, MA.
In 4 round bouts:
Gary Beriguette (3-0, 2 KO's) of Brooklyn will tangle with Mack Babb (0-1) also of Brooklyn in a junior middleweight fight.
Devaun Lee (1-0) of Queens will take on Josue Valdez (5-0, 3 KO's) of Puerto Plata, DR in a battle of of super middleweights.
Claude Staten (1-0-1) of New York will take on an opponent to be named in a super bantamweight bout
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