|"WESTBURY WARS" Pro Boxing Saturday Night on Long Island
By Media Report on Doghouse Boxing (Oct 12, 2012)
many years of world class musical performances, this Saturday night,
OCTOBER 13, the NYCB Theatre at Westbury will play host to "WESTBURY WARS", a sensational evening of action packed professional boxing promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing. The ten round main
event will see undefeated African native, now based in New York City,
Issouf Kinda battling former world title challenger and perennial
contender "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis in a bout contested for Kinda’s New
York State Junior Welterweight Title.
sensational boxing skills honed through an illustrious amateur career,
the 24-year-old Kinda has impressed the knowledgeable boxing fans in the
New York City area since turning professional in 2009.
Compiling a record
of 14-0-0 (5KO’s), Kinda will be making the first defense of the New
York State Title, which he earned with an eight round shutout
performance on MAY 2 against Luis Rodriguez at Russo’s On The Bay in
Howard Beach, NY.
Born in Athens,
Greece, Arnaoutis is among the toughest veterans in the junior
welterweight division. Included on his ledger are battles with notable
world champions and world ranked contenders including Delvin Rodriguez,
Victor Ortiz, Danny Garcia, Kendall Holt, Ricardo Torres, Juan Urango
and Demetrius Hopkins.
Most recently, the
33-year-old Arnaoutis has looked very impressive; winning a unanimous
decision over Shakha Moore on FEBRUARY 10 at the Mohegan Sun Casino and
stopping Broderick Antoine on MAY 2.
’There’s been a great buzz about the Kinda/Arnaoutis fight since we
announced it. Kinda is a terrific looking prospect with a wealth of
potential, however Arnaoutis is a much more experienced veteran who is
looking at this as an opportunity to put his name in the mix for bigger
fights if he can defeat Kinda. There’s a great deal at stake for both
In the eight round welterweight co-main event at "WESTBURY WARS",
popular undefeated Long Island knockout artist Cletus "The Hebrew
Hammer" Seldin will look to stay unbeaten against Chicago based spoiler
Carl ’The Assassin" McNickles.
Seldin, 8-0-0 (5KO’s) has turned heads with his stunning knockouts over
the last fifteen months. His last three bouts have ended in the first
two rounds, culminating in a brutal first round knockout of heralded
Puerto Rican prospect Jonathan Garcia on JULY 28 at the sold out
Paramount in Huntington.
Sporting a record
of 8-3-0 (6KO’s), the 28-year-old McNickles has faced numerous
undefeated prospects across the country. In his last outing at Madison
Square Garden on MARCH 17, he battled New Jersey’s Danny McDermott over
six rounds winning a hard fought decision in a terrific back-and-forth
"Everyone on Long
Island knows about Seldin’s power and how exciting he is to watch but
McNickles is very confident and fearless about fighting on the road. We
expect fireworks in this bout from the opening bell" said DeGuardia.
Also featured in a
six round junior welterweight tilt is a clash between Bayan "The
Mongolian Mongoose" Jargal and Newburgh, New York native Luis Rodriguez.
in Arlington, Virginia and sporting a record of 15-3-3 (10KO’s), Jargal
looks to get back on the winning track following a ten round decision
loss to undefeated prospect Chris Algieri on NOVEMBER 19 at The
Paramount in Huntington, New York, a bout which was broadcast
internationally on Azteca America.
Rodriguez, 6-5-1 (1KO), has become well known in Puerto Rico and the New
York City area for his aggressive, all-action style of fighting.
Also appearing at "WESTBURY WARS" is popular Huntington, New York based newcomer Alan Gotay. The
22-year-old made his pro debut on the Star Boxing 20th Anniversary Show
on JULY 28 knocking out Ian James in the first round at The Paramount.
In a scheduled four junior welterweight bout, Gotay will face off against Alberto Manukyan, 0-1-0, of Jersey City, NJ.
Prior to the pro fights, three amateur bouts will kick off the card.
for this theatre-in-the-round seating event, priced at $150 for Gold
Circle VIP, $60 for Ringside Reserved and $30 for Mezzanine Reserved,
are available at Live Nation, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, at the Westbury Box Office or through the Star Boxing office by calling (718) 823-2000 or on their website, Star Boxing.
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6:30pm with the first bell at 7:30pm. Event, date and time are subject to change. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges.
After the fights
boxing fans can dine at Marco Polo’s Restaurant in the Viana Hotel and
Spa and receive 15% off their meals by presenting a ticket stub from the
event. The Viana Hotel and Spa is located at 3998 Brush Hollow Road in
Westbury, New York.
The NYCB Theatre
at Westbury is located at 960 Brush Hollow Road in Westbury, New York,
11590. For directions and more information please visit their website at The Theatre at Westbury. For Westbury membership information, visit Westbury Membership .
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