Wolak-Rodriguez Undercard Announced
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Tuesday, 12 July 2011 10:09|
This Friday, July 15th, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing presents the much anticipated jr. middleweight showdown between Delvin Rodriguez (25-5-2, 14KO's) and Pawel "Raging Bull" Wolak (29-1, 19KO's) at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC. The show which will also feature undefeated Puerto Rican welterweight Raymond "Tito" Serrano (15-0, 8KO's) taking on Daniel "The Hudson Valley Kid" Sostre (11-3-1, 4KO's) in the co-feature, will be broadcast live on ESPN's ever popular "Friday Night Fights" series.
Scheduled to see action on the undercard in an intriguing match-up light heavyweight prospects as Lionell Thompson (7-0, 5KO's) looks to stay perfect when he takes on fellow unbeaten, Reggie LaCrete (4-0-2, 3KO's) in a six round light heavyweight showdown where someone's 0 must go.
Two familiar names to the boxing world will also see action on the card in separate bouts, as jr. middleweights, Kevin "Kid" Rooney (1-0) takes on Elmer Vera (0-1) and Steven Gamache (1-0, 1KO) squares off against Rogelio Sanchez (0-3). Both fights are scheduled for four rounds.
Rooney, the son of world renowned trainer, Kevin Rooney, will once again be putting in double duty on July 15th, just like he did when he made his pro-debut on a Star Boxing promoted card in April. When's he not fighting, Rooney works full-time as the Publicist for the promotional outfit. Gamache on the other hand is the son of former Super Featherweight and Lightweight World Champion, Joey Gamache. Both will be looking to improve to 2-0 before their hometown fans.
Scheduled to open up the show will be three separate amateur bouts featuring some of NYC's top up and coming prospects.
Tickets are priced at $50, $75, $100 and $200 and can be purchased by calling Star Boxing at (718) 823-2000, or visiting www.starboxing.com. Tickets may also be purchased through any Ticketmaster outlet or simply by Clicking Here. Doors open at 6:30PM, with the first bout scheduled for 7:00PM. ESPN will begin live coverage at 9PM ET.