CATSKILLS CLASH OFFICIAL PRESS-CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS
FIGHT NIGHT JUST TWO DAYS AWAY
New York, June 26th, 2019
Star Boxing in conjunction with Resorts World Catskill’s held the final press-conference ahead of Catskills Clash, which is set to take place this Friday (6/28) night. The great night of fights features three up and coming, undefeated prospects in, “ACTION” ANTHONY LAUREANO (10-0 3KO’s), DYLAN “THE REAL DEAL” MORAN (10-0 5KO’s) and RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (10-0 11KO’s), all looking to stake their claim as an ABO America’s Champion. Star Boxing CEO JOE DEGUARDIA kicked off the presser and said, “we are at a beautiful casino here at Resorts World Catskills, and there is nothing like live boxing. Resorts World Catskills has committed to bringing boxing back to the Catskills. We have three great ABO Championship features, all of which are worthy of a main event. Be sure to get your tickets or tune in on FITE.TV.”
Media in attendance and fans watching on Star Boxing’s Facebook page next heard from COO of Resorts World Catskills and General Manager, KEVIN KLINE, who was very excited for the upcoming night of fights, “we want to be apart of the revitalization of the Catskills. We are bringing back boxing to the Catskills…it’s going to be a fantasitic night on Friday and I see this as being one of many oppurtunities for us to bring additional boxing and other sporting events to the venue.”
Next, the fighters took to the podium speaking on the great opportunity they have to fight at Resorts World Catskills for their respective ABO Title’s. Anthony Laureano spoke first, stating, “I am so happy to be fighting again. I am taking this fight like every fight, full force. I am so blessed and all thanks to my team, I cannot say enough.” Dylan Moran gave his thoughts on fighting in the US for the first time, “I have a great team here with me, and they have been here with me since day one. Where I come from in Waterford, there hasn’t been any pro-boxers before me, but I have made a great name for myself there, and I plan on doing the same here in the US.” Finally Richie Rivera had this to say about the opportunity in front of him on Friday night, “Strong to the finish with this spinach. They are saying i have the oppurtunity to fight at the Catskills, and I said what?! I can’t wait to put on a great show for you all…”
The entire five fight card will be available via FITE.TV PPV. FITE, the world leader in the digital distribution of combat sports will stream the event live on the www.FITE.TV website, FITE mobile apps for iOS, Android, and the FITE channels of Amazon Fire, Android, Apple TV, and Roku on a PPV basis. The FITE PPV will be available for just $9.99. Check availability in your area by going to the FITE.tv website.
If you missed todays presser, you can watch it, on replay, HERE.
Credit: Star Boxing
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CATSKILLS CLASH: Laureano, Moran, Rivera June 28th
Star Boxing presents: Catskills Clash, an ABO America’s Championship Triple Header at Resort Worlds Catskills on June 28th.
On June 28th Star Boxing brings boxing back to the Catskills at Resorts World Catskills for an ABO America’s Championship Triple Header. The thrilling night of fights will include three undefeated rising stars, looking to claim their stake as ABO Champion.
Undefeated, “Action” Anthony Laureano (10-0 3KO’s) of East Hartford, Connecticut will bring his come forward, all action style to Resorts World in search of his 11th consecutive win, in an effort to take home the ABO America’s Super Lightweight Title. Every time the 2018 Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame Fighter of the Year steps in the ring, it’s guaranteed to bring the crowd to their feet.
Undefeated Irish sensation, Dylan “The Real Deal” Moran (10-0 5KO’s), will be making his United States debut as a large contingent of Irish fans will be watching the #2 rated Irish welterweight take his chance at the ABO America’s Welterweight Title. Moran, a 6 time Irish National champion, has been creating extreme buzz in Irish boxing, and is ready to preform under the bright lights of Resorts Word Catskills on June 28th.
Undefeated power punching cruiserweight, Richie “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera (11-0 10KO’s) will be vying for the ABO America’s Cruiserweight Title in his first bout under the Star Boxing banner. Always bringing excitement whenever he fights, Rivera tends to finish the night before the distance, so he sure to get to Resorts World Catskills early, to not miss this Hartford, Connecticut product, put on a show for boxing fans.
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ABOUT RESORTS WORLD CATSKILLS:
Located in the heart of New York’s Catskill region, Resorts World Catskills Casino Resortoffers guests unmatched experiences in excitement, entertainment, and luxury. The integrated commercial casino resort includes an 18-story hotel, casino and entertainment complex featuring 100,000 square feet of gaming action including 150 live Las-Vegas style table games, 1,600 state-of-the art slot machines, a poker room and private gaming salons. The casino resort also offers more than 10 varied bar and restaurant experiences, which includes an Italian steakhouse created by celebrity chef Scott Conant, and year-round live entertainment at the 2,500-seat RW Epicenter, casino bars and lounges. The luxurious hotel located within the Resorts World Catskills’ casino complex is comprised of 332 suites, the Crystal Life Spa, two indoor pools, and two fitness centers. The integrated casino resort also includes additional stay and play destinations on its campus, including The Alder, an adjacent 101-room lifestyle hotel featuring the first Topgolf Swing Suites in New York State, and Dos Gatos, a cantina-style Mexican eatery and the recently opened Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark. A Rees Jones redesigned golf course is currently under construction.
ABOUT STAR BOXING ®:
For a quarter century, Star Boxing keeps on swinging! Star Boxing has consistently delivered boxing events of the highest caliber and attracts loyal fans from all corners of the globe. From the Antonio Tarver – Roy Jones trilogy to the meteoric rise of Chris Algieri and Joe Smith Jr. through the Rockin’ Fights Paramount Series, Star Boxing continues to work with and develop world rated contenders and red-hot prospects into future world champions. Star Boxing is revered worldwide throughout the industry for its credibility, integrity, and exciting fights.
For more information on Star Boxing, visit official website: www.StarBoxing.com
Tony Palmieri, Star Boxing: (718) 823-2000, Tonypalmieri@starboxing.com
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