New York (January 17, 2013) World ranked and undefeated heavyweight Joe “The Future” Hanks suffered a hand injury in training yesterday causing the cancellation of hisFEBRUARY 2 main event showdown with Richard Carmack, which had been set for theTimes Union Center in Albany, NY, it was announced today by Star Boxing.
“Joe had been training in Los Angeles for this fight and suffered a hand injury which caused this fight to be called off and unfortunately cancelling our FEBRUARY 2 event at the TU Center” said DeGuardia. “We’re very sorry to disappoint the terrific fans in the Albany area and we hope to return there in the near future and work with the great team at the TU. “
Star Boxing promoted two exciting events at the Times Union Center in 2012.
Tickets refunds for the FEBRUARY 2 event are available at the point of purchase.
Upcoming Star Boxing shows:
January 25. Huntington, NY
February 15. Mohegan Sun
February 23. Huntington, NY
ABOUT STAR BOXING:
Star Boxing Inc. is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2012. Star Boxing has worked to produce some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star has continued to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry. For more information on Star Boxing, visit their official website at www.StarBoxing.com and follow them on Twitter @Star Boxing and Facebook at Star Boxing.
ABOUT THE TIMES UNION CENTER:
Upstate New York’s premiere sports and entertainment facility, the Times Union Center, located in Albany, NY, is excited to welcome boxing back after a 14 year hiatus. Hosting boxing in 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1997, the Times Union Center offers the perfect atmosphere for championship events, and our fans are ready for championship boxing to make its long awaited return to the biggest stage in the Albany. Nestled between Hall of Famer Mike Tyson’s hometown of Catskill, NY, and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, NY, the Capital Region is a great boxing community for both fighters and fans locally and in our surrounding areas. Albany, NY is easy to get to from anywhere! Amtrak offers direct trains from New York City, Buffalo and all points in between, and major interstates from points east, west, north and south intersect in the capital region making it easy to drive from all parts of the state. For more information, please visit their website at www.timesunioncenter-albany.com