Tag Archive | Joe DeGuardia

Undefeated prospect Richard “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera expanding fan-base to Florida

Undefeated prospect Richard “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera is a true throwback fighter; he just asks when and where, not who and why. Going into 2019, Rivera and his head trainer, Tony Blanco, who co-promotes Rivera (along with partners Rivera and Michael Tran) under the Hartford Boxing Promotions banner, vowed to keep their light heavyweight/cruiserweight […]

Star Boxing and Top Rank Team to Promote Heavyweight Contender, Carlos Takam

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and former world title challenger, Carlos Takam have joined forces with Top Rank. Takam, 38, will make his Star Boxing/Top Rank debut on an ESPN platform in early 2020. “Carlos Takam is an exciting, world-class heavyweight who always makes for outstanding fights,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum. “I look forward […]

Undefeated Almonte to Defend WBC Title in US Debut at the Paramount on September 20

Star Boxing has an exciting regional title fight that will co-feature the September 20 card at The Paramount. Dominican Republic native, JUNIOR “BOMBITA” ALMONTE (12-0 9KO’S), will be defending his WBC FECARBOX Bantamweight title against a talented Michigan super bantamweight powerhouse, ERNESTO GARZA III (10-3 6KO’S). The critically acclaimed “Rockin’ Fights”series will be headlined by […]

‘Slugfest at the Sun’ Results from Mohegan Sun

Returning to the ring after an 11-month layoff due to a broken jaw, Joe “The Beast” Smith, Jr. provided early fireworks last night (Saturday, June 30) in the latest installment in the popular “Slugfest at The Sun” series, presented by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. “Slugfest at The Sun” was taped live and will air July […]

Kali Reis and Anthony Laureano look to Impress in their ‘Homecoming’ Bouts at Mohegan Sun

With June 30th rapidly approaching, the hype for STAR BOXING’S “SLUGFEST at the SUN” continues to build as two of the premier fighters on the card will be making their New England homecoming. In the co-feature bout, KALI “KO MEQUINONOAG” REIS (13-7-1 4KO’s) of Providence, Rhode Island will be making her third appearance at Mohegan […]

Mohegan Sun & Star Boxing supporting USA Boxing Alumni Association this Saturday

USA Boxing’s “Alumni Association Membership Drive Month” concludes this Saturday with another gathering as Mohegan Sun and Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing support the first-year group’s efforts to connect USA Boxing’s alumni. USA Boxing Alumni Association (USABAA) is asking present members from New England and New York to bring a guest to register as new member […]

Ringside Seats Officially Sold Out for ‘Slugfest at the Sun’

New England’s passion for the sweet-science is as alive as ever for STAR BOXING’S “SLUGFEST AT THE SUN” on June 30th. Ringside seats for the long awaited return of the “Common Man”, Long Island light heavyweight JOE SMITH JR. (23-2 19KOs) against Kentucky’s MELVIN “THE ROMANTIC REDNECK” RUSSELL (11-4-2 7KOs) at the Mohegan Sun have […]