“Rockin’ Fights 45” Results and Recap – Huntington’s Explosive Boxing Night

10/30/2023 - No comments

ALEX “EL TORO” VARGAS (now 14-0 5 KO’s, Bellport, NY) had a tough fight against JULIO “EL PANTERA” ROSA (now 8-4 4 KO’s, Orlando, FL) for the vacant WBA Continental USA Super Lightweight Title. Rosa surprised everyone by landing a clean straight right hand, putting Vargas on the canvas for the first time in his career. Vargas bounced back, showing his significant technical skills and earned a unanimous decision, becoming the new WBA Continental USA Champion. The scores were 78-73 x2 and 77-74.

In the co-main event, WENDY “HAITIAN FIRE” TOUSSAINT (now 15-2 7 KO’s, Huntington, NY) immediately went on the offensive against JERMONE “QUADRUPLE J” JONES JR (now 7-2 6 KO’s, Phoenix, AZ). After dropping Jones in the first round and again in the third, Referee Pat Sullivan ended the fight. Toussaint was declared the winner by TKO3, capturing the WBA Continental USA title.

The undercard was exciting from the beginning to the end. In a 4-round super featherweight bout, Star Boxing’s ERICK “EL CANETE” PEREZ (now 2-0, Passaic, NJ) was in control until KESLAIRE “X MAN” EXAVIER (now 0-1, Las Vegas, NV) delivered a left hook that floored Perez. But Perez showed resilience, continuing to exchange blows. Ultimately, he won the unanimous decision victory with scores of 38-37 x3.

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The 4-round light heavyweight fight between LOU “IL MARTELLO” MAIETTA (now 3-4-1, Bronx, NY) and FRANK “MAGIC” MONACO (now 1-0, Glen Cove, NY) was an absolute spectacle. Both fighters displayed their boxing skills, but it was Monaco who secured a majority decision victory, with scores of 39-37 x2 in his favor and one card reading 38-38.

In an intense clash, DOMINIC BREEN (now 0-3, Staten Island, NY) and JOSEPH “GI JOE” ELZEY (now 1-0, Bronx, NY) both showed determination. Elzey had the upper hand, dropping Breen multiple times and earning a stoppage victory in the third round.

In the opening fight, EMMANUEL ETIENNE (now 4-1 2 KO’s, Uniondale, NY) had a rematch with OLUWALE “HOLY WAR ANGEL” BAMGBOSE (now 0-2, Bronx, NY). Etienne emerged as the victor after Bamgbose couldn’t continue due to a bicep injury, granting Etienne a TKO2 win.

Star Boxing once again proved its status as New York’s most active promoter with “Rockin’ Fights 45.” This event underlined why it’s so well-respected among boxing enthusiasts.

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JOE DEGUARDIA, CEO of Star Boxing, expressed his passion for the sport: “Last night’s ‘Rockin’ Fights 45′ was a captivating event that I’m proud to have been a part of. We’re committed to bringing the best fights to our audience, and last night was a testament to that commitment. A big congratulations to Alex Vargas and Wendy Toussaint for winning the WBA Continental USA Championships. We can’t wait for “Rockin’ Fights” 46 on February 23, 2024!”