(MAY 14) Bronx, New York- The New
York City borough of the Bronx is known as the home of the defending
World Series champions The Yankees but tonight it becomes "Moe-Town"
as Maureen Shea makes her long-awaited return to the ring at the
Paradise Theater. Shea will meet Norma Faris of Puerto Rico in a
scheduled six-round bout on the undercard of "Punchin' at the
Paradise 10", promoted by Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing and Golden Boy
Shea, a native of the Bronx,
weighed in at a slim and ready 130 pounds while Faris, 3-2,
tipped the scales at 129.5. Shea is working with new head
trainer Pedro Saiz for the first time as well as co-trainer Aroz
"Terrific" Gist. Saiz, a former pro, challenged for the junior
welterweight title in 1999. Gist is a former amateur standout
from Paterson, NJ that trained Kendall Holt to the
junior-welterweight title in 2008.
"I am feeling great and looking forward to doing what my new
team and I have been working on in camp for this fight," said
Shea, 13-2 (7 KO).
'I am so blessed and humbled by the beautiful messages and kind
words of love and support on my Twitter and Facebook. My
supports are with me through it all."
The Paradise Theater is located at 2403 Grand Concourse, Bronx,
NY. Doors open at 7:00PM with the first bout scheduled for
7:30PM. Tickets are priced and available at $100, $50 and $30
and are on sale now.
Tickets may be purchased by calling the Star Boxing office at
(718) 823-2000. To find out more information about exclusive
tickets please call Star Boxing at (718) 823-2000 or visit
starboxing.com. Tickets may also be purchased through
Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to
ticketmaster.com or purchase tickets by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Tickets can also be purchased at the Paradise Theater Box
Office, or by calling (718) 220-1015.
R. Christopher | Public Relations Coordinator
Boxing Buzz Media