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Joe Smith Jr Prepares for Feb 13 World Title Shot

JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. had a spectacular 2020, consecutively dominating two #1 world rated light heavyweight challengers on ESPN in Jesse Hart and Eleider Alvarez, and was nominated as the BWAA 2020 Fighter of the Year. Now the #1 world rated light heavyweight, Smith Jr. (Long Island, NY 26-3 21KO’s) is working hard again […]

Omar Bordovy Inks Promotional Agreement with Star Boxing

Star Boxing is pleased to announce the signing of Danbury Connecticut fan-favorite OMAR “THE BEAST” BORDOY (10-1 3KO’s). At 25-years-old, Bordoy stands at 5’5″ and matches his nickname in the ring, unleashing his inner ‘Beast’ fighting much bigger than his frame would suggest. Bordoy is no stranger to Star Boxing events, having made his pro […]

Star Boxing 2020 Rewind: Fighting through an Improbable Year

When the ball dropped and we wrang in the new year of 2020, there was much promise and anticipation for what the new decade would bring for boxing fans. Another year of big fights and earth-shattering knockouts was upon us. Wasting no time, just eleven days into the new year, Long Island’s hero and current […]

Joe Smith Jr. Nominated for 2020 Fighter of the Year by the BWAA

Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing is pleased to announce that Long Island’s own, “The Common Man,” JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’S) has been nominated for 2020 Fighter of the Year, by the Boxing Writers Association of America. Smith Jr.’s nomination comes on the heels of a spectacular 2020, in which he dominated then #1 […]

Strap Up Your Boots: The Common Man Joe Smith, Jr Fights for World Title

Light heavyweight contender JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR., the consummate everyman, spent more than a decade as a union laborer on Long Island. He now owns and operates a tree service business, chopping and trimming trees when he’s not training. At 31 years old, this far-from-average Joe will battle Russian veteran MAXIM VLASOV for the vacant WBO light heavyweight […]

Hofstra Men’s Basketball defeats Stony Brook, 72-67

Tareq Coburn led four Hofstra players in double-figures with 19 points as the Pride survived a second-half scare from Stony Brook in a 72-67 victory in the Long Island Rivalry Wednesday night at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Hofstra held a 23-point lead with 14 minutes to play before the Seawolves rallied to […]

Toussaint Takes Conwell into Deep Water but Conwell Scores 9th Round Stoppage

Showtime’s, ShoBox: The New Generation, resumed for the first time since March with Long Island’s WENDY “THE HAITIAN FIRE” TOUSSAINT (now 12-1 5KO’s) taking on heralded prospect, #9 world rated (IBF) jr. middleweight CHARLES “BAD NEWS” CONWELL (now 13-0 10KO’s) in a 10-round IBF USBA Jr. middleweight championship bout. From the opening bell, Toussaint and […]