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Maddalone and Seldin highlight Paramount card

Cletus Seldin, undefeated junior welterweight prospect, in an

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Many local favorites return to the ring on Saturday night at the Paramount Theater in Huntington for Star Boxing’s “Rockin Fights 11”.

Queens heavyweight Vinny Maddalone (37-8, 28 KOs) will take on Houston’s Maurenzo Smith (12-7-2, 9 KOs) in an eight-round heavyweight main event.

"I look at every fight as the biggest,” said Maddalone. “I've been training hard for two months for...

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Algieri and DeGuardia expect big things in Huntington

Chris Algieri, left, fights at the Paramount in

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Local favorite Chris Algieri (17-0) will once again look to keep his record unblemished when he takes on Wilfredo Acuna at the Paramount Theater in Huntington.

But there will be a slight twist for the Huntington junior welterweight as former champion Joshua Clottey will also appear on the card. Most remember Clottey from his fights against Zab Judah, Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao.

Having...

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Fight night in Huntington

Chris Algieri, of Greenlawn, is shown at Bellmore

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On Saturday, Huntington's Chris Algieri (17-0) meets Nicaraguan veteran Wilfredo Acuna (14-12) in the main event at the Paramount in Huntington.

Also on the card, former world champ Joshua Clottey (36-4) returns to the ring after an almost two-year layoff to face Dashon Johnson (14-12-3).

After the live card, fans will watch the live telecast from Las Vegas of the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo...

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Chris Algieri highlights Paramount Theater card

Chris Algieri, left, fights at the Paramount in

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Chris Algieri returns to the Paramount Theater in his hometown of Huntington on July 20 to take on perhaps his toughest opponent to date, Mike Arnaoutis (24-8-2, 11 KOs).

The former kick boxing champion turned welterweight contender scored a unanimous-decision win over Jose Peralta Alejo at the Paramount last February on NBC’s Fight Night.

Now Algieri (16-0, 7 KOs) will put his unblemished...

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