Pro boxing returns Friday night, January 23 to Long Island with “Havoc at the Hilton II: The Havoc Continues!,” co-promoted by Bob Duffy’s Ring Promotions and Frankie G Productions, at the Huntington Hilton Hotel in Melville, New York.
“Havoc at the Hilton II: The Havoc Continues!” features some of New York’s finest, most entertaining pro boxers, headlined by an 8-round New York State welterweight title fight between Long Island favorite Mike Ruiz, 8-2 (5), and Daniel “The Hudson Valley Kid” Sostre, 7-3 (3), who is fighting out of Highland, NY, by way of Puerto Rico.
Harlem middleweight George “Blaze” Walton, 19-3 (12), meets unbeaten Jose Angel “Silver Boy” Rodriquez, 12-0-1 (2), for the New York State middleweight crown in the eight round co-feature.
“I’m excited to promote another card at the Huntington Hilton Hotel and back working with my friend and fellow promoter, Frankie G,” Bob Duffy said.
“We have some of the hottest, young prospects on the East Coast in action on this show. We have several national amateur champions fighting on this card and fans should closely watch some of the kids making their pro debuts, especially Adam Willet.”
In a scheduled six round bout popular Plainview, NY, light middleweight Tommy “The Razor” Rainone, 12-2 (4), faces an opponent to be determined.
Also on the undercard in 4-round matches: Brooklyn light heavyweight and 3-time National Golden Gloves champion Will “Will Power” Rosinsky vs. TBA; Manhattan by way of Faso Isouf Kinda (1-0, 1 KO) vs. Brooklyn welterweight Pablo Tejada (2-8-1, 0 KOs); Bay Shore welterweight Joseph Llovett (2-1, 1 KO) vs. Westbury’s pro debuting Laquan Lewis;
Bronx super middleweight Mike O’Conner (1-0, 1 KO) vs. fellow fighter Juan Zapata (0-2); Bellport cruiserweight Adam “The Bellport Kid” Willet vs. Andrew “Come To Fight” Hutchinson (2-10-2, 0 KOs); Westbury heavyweight Jaquis Louis vs.Bay Shore’s Mark Jackson in pro debuts for both; Brooklyn super middleweight Philip Jackson Benson (1-0, 1 KO) vs. Rafael Jastrewski (0-6-1). All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Tickets are priced at $100.00 (Limited Ringside), $75.00 (Reserved – rows 3-7) and $40.00 (General Admission). VIP tables of 10 are $1,500.00 (includes 1 ½ hour cocktail party staring at 6 PM, 7-course dinner and dessert, and unlimited drinks). To purchase tickets go on line to www.ringpromotions.com or call 516.313.2304. Tickets are also available at The Academy of Boxing (631.673.3520), Winters Boxing Club (516.992.0177) and West Babylon Lions Club (631.321.2999). Doors open at 7:00 PM, first bout at 7:30 PM.