Tag Archive | Long Island

Serge Clement Named To Hofstra Coaching Staff

Hofstra University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Speedy Claxton announced his first assistant coach hire, as Serge Clement has joined the Pride coaching staff. Clement joins the Hofstra staff after spending the past three seasons at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.  “Serge is someone I’ve known and followed for a very long time. He’s a true grinder […]

Joe Smith Jr Earns WBO Title in Star Boxing Thriller

Years of union construction work and tree trimming, while maintaining a dedication to his craft, came full circle on Saturday night when Long Island’s “Common Man” JOE SMITH JR. (27-3 21KO’s) cemented his legacy in boxing history by defeating MAXIM VLASOV (46-4 26KO’s), being crowned the new WBO Light Heavyweight Champion of the World.  In front of a rowdy […]

Looking to add his name to Mount Rushmore of Long Island Boxing Joe Smith, Jr. Hopes to Impress April 10

When Long Island’s, JOE SMITH JR. (26-3 21KO’s) takes on Russian veteran, MAXIM VLASOV (45-3 26KO’s) for the WBO World Light Heavyweight Championship on April 10, on ESPN in Oklahoma, he has the opportunity to engrain his name among Long Island boxing royalty.  Long Island, compromised of just two counties, Nassau and Suffolk, has a strong home-grown boxing population. […]

Smith-Vlasov WBO World Title Bout Rescheduled for April 10 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

If at first you can’t fight, try again. Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. and Maxim Vlasov are headed to the Sooner State to fight for the vacant WBO light heavyweight world title Saturday, April 10 at Osage Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They were originally scheduled to fight Feb. 13, but Vlasov tested positive for COVID-19 […]

Red Storm Men’s Basketball to Close Regular Season against Seton Hall on Saturday

 The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will close out its regular season on Saturday when it plays host to longtime BIG EAST rival Seton Hall at 7 p.m. inside Carnesecca Arena. The game will air live nationally on FS1 with Kevin Burkhardt and Jim Jackson on the call.  570 AM WMCA will carry the contest […]

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 […]