NEW YORK: (November 15, 2013) Highly touted welterweight knockout artist Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin returns to action on Friday, NOVEMBER 22 in an eight round clash against battle tested veteran Gilbert Venegas featured at Star Boxing’s “ROCKIN FIGHTS 11” at The Paramount in Huntington, New York.
Fully recovered from a torn rotator and labrum, the 27-year-old Seldin brings his legion of fans to The Paramount for the seventh time defending his unblemished and hard hitting record of 11-0-0 (9KO’s).
“It’s been a long wait, my last fight was on FEBRUARY 22 and I had the surgery two months later” said Seldin of Shirley, New York. “The doctor said it was worse than Doc Gooden’s (Former MLB Pitcher or Former NY Mets and Yankees pitcher) who he also repaired. It’s basically an old high school injury which was never fully repaired.”
‘While I waited for it to be properly healed I ran every day and stayed in great shape. I couldn’t wait to get back.”
Stated Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing, “Along with being one of the premier prospects in the area, Cletus is also a very popular fighter. We’ve had calls into our office for many months asking about his return.”
“Also to his credit, he wanted to come back strong. It’s an eight round fight, right where he left off and he’s facing an experienced veteran who should give him tough opposition.”
Fighting out of Moline, Illinois, the busy Venegas, 12-11-4 (8KO’s), will be entering the ring for the eighth time in 2013.
“He’s been active and I know he’s a very game fighter,” continued Seldin, “but I think my power and pace of fighting will work to my advantage.”
“I’ll have been down here in West Palm Beach, Florida, training for almost five weeks. I’ve had great sparring with Randall Bailey and all the tough prospects over at Iron Mike Promotions’ Gym.”
“I love fighting at The Paramount, the atmosphere is terrific. Now that I’m healthy I want to stay active, fight as often as possible, hopefully get on TV and show the world how good I am.”
“ROCKIN FIGHTS 11” is headlined by an exciting heavyweight clash between ‘The Fighting Pride of Queens, New York”, Vinny Maddalone and hard-hitting Houston native Maurenzo Smith.
Advance tickets for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 11” starting at $50, are available online through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com), the Star Boxing website (StarBoxing.com) and The Paramount Box Office, phone (631) 673-7300.
The Paramount is located at 370 New York Avenue in Huntington, New York. Doors will open on the night of the event at 7:00 p.m. with the first bell at 7:30 p.m.
Star Boxing Inc. recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary (promoting pro boxing continuously since 1992). The company has produced some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star Boxing continues to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star Boxing is proud that is has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry. For more information on Star Boxing, visit their official website at www.StarBoxing.com and follow them on Twitter @ Star Boxing and Facebook at Star Boxing.
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