An undercard with a true, Long Island flavor will accompany the junior welterweight standout Anthony “Showtime” Karperis (12-2, 4 KOs, Hicksville, NY) vs. Ariel Duran (9-8-1, 5 KOs, Queens, NY) in a 10-round New York State Junior Welterweight Championship bout at Rockin’ Fights 25 at The Paramount in Huntington, New York presented by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing on Saturday night, August 13.
All five companion bouts assembled by matchmaker Ron Katz feature a Long Islander stepping through the ropes in quality competition.
In the co-featured attraction on the 25th installment of the wildly-popular “Rockin’ Fights” series, Huntington’s Johnny “Hitman” Hernandez (7-1, 1 KO) will be facing off against Seifullah Wise (3-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in an eight-round junior welterweight contest.
In a four-round battle of North vs. South, undefeated Terrell Bostic of Wyandanch (2-0, 1 KO) will take on Utica’s Neyeine Muang (2-2-2) in the welterweight division.
Another match up between Long Island and Philadelphia will take place when Elmont’s Tyrone “Pretty Boy” James (3-0, 2 KO) meets Philly’s Rakym Dyer in his pro debut in a four-round welterweight bout.
A middleweight clash will see East Hampton’s Juan Mancilla make his professional debut against Brooklyn’s Phillip LeGrand (1-3, 1 KO).
Rounding out the card will be a battle of Long Island where super middleweights Vinny D’Angelo (1-0) of Glen Cove takes on Farmingdale’s Dan Cion, who is debuting as a professional.
Tickets can be purchased by calling Star Boxing 914-437-7575 or www.Starboxing.com, the Paramount box office 631-673-7300 and at Ticketmaster.com1-800-745-3000.
Doors open at 7 pm with first fight scheduled for 7:30 pm.