MAIN EVENT ANNOUNCED FOR QUEENS CARD
Press Release: Undefeated bantamweight Juan Dominguez will fight Manuel de los Reyes Herrera in the ten-round main event on Saturday May 4th at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York. Dominguez (13-0 with 9 KOs), a Domincan living in Brooklyn, NY, is coming off a second-round stoppage over Geyci Lorenzo in the Dominican Republic that took place on February 16th. Dominguez previously captured the New York State bantamweight title with an eight-round unanimous decision over Arturo Santiago on June 24, 2011. Herrera (19-11-1) of Planeta Rica, Colombia is thirty-two years old and a twelve-year veteran. Herrera's best win is a seventh-round stoppage over previously undefeated Yuri Mendez on October 14th, 2011. In Herrera’s most notable fight, he was stopped in four by former WBC 115-pound titlist Tomas Rojas.
In eight round co-features, Frank Galarza will take part in a junior middleweight bout against Jason Thompson and light heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. takes on Hamid Abdul-Mateen.
Galarza of Brooklyn, NY (9-0-1) is best know for his September 2012 bout when he and fellow undefeated Alantez Fox waged an eight-round war that took place at the Resorts World Casino New York City. In his most recent bout, Galarza scored a second-round knockout over Guillermo Ibarra on March 9th that was part of the Bernard Hopkins – Tavoris Cloud undercard at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Jason Thompson of Brooklyn, NY has a record of 5-6-2 with 4 knockouts. Thompson is a rugged and aggressive fighter who comes to fight. In Thompson’s most recent fight at the Barclays Center on October 20, 2012, Thompson fought to a six round draw, dropping the up and coming prospect Boyd Melson 10-1-0 in the first round. All three judges scored the fight 56-56.
Smith (11-1) is from Shirley, Long Island, NY with all of his wins coming early. Smith won his first six by knockout, all within the first two rounds before being stopped by Eddie Caminero. Since then, Smith has taken out all five opponents which includes a third round stoppage over Yasin Rashid on September 22nd, 2012 at the Resorts World Casino New York City.
Mateen (3-3-2) of Brooklyn, NY has a win over Ahmed Mickens (1-0-1) and a draw with Alexander Mancera (8-4) with his only defeats coming to Stivens Bujaj (2-0), Lavarn Harvell (7-0) and the highly regarded Travis Peterkin (4-0) on October 24, 2012 in New York City.
In a six round Super Featherweight fight, Angel Garcia (5-1, 2 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY takes on Ray Velez (2-3, 1 KO) of Troy, NY.
In four round bouts:
Super Featherweight Bryant Cruz (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Port Chester, NY will take on Michael Doyle (1-1) of Prichard, AL
Allan Phelan (1-2, 1 KO) of New York via Ireland will fight Jimmy Small (0-3) of Cincinnati, OH in a Featherweight bout
Ryan Ramayya (1-0, 1 KO) of Queens, NY will box Daniel Hernandez (0-1) of Queens, NY in a Super Bantamweight bout.
Shawn Cameron (4-0, 3 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY battles Jose Angel Ortiz (4-12-1, 1 KO) of Myrtle Beach, SC in a Middleweight affair.
Akil Auguste (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY will take part of in a Middleweight bout against an opponent to be named.
Following the show, fight fans will be treated to the Mayweather vs. Guerrero pay-per-view fight, scheduled to be broadcast on six big screen televisions.
Tickets can be purchased by calling New Legend Boxing 718-487-4474 and/or logging on to www.NewLegendBoxing.com