Irish Amateur star Noel Murphy set to make pro debut on Friday, November 21 at Resorts World Casino New York City

November 18, 2014 by
Filed under: Boxing News, Press Release 

QUEENS, NY (November 17, 2014) – On Friday night, November 21 at Resorts World Casino New York City, New Legend Boxing returns with a packed night of boxing.

In the main event, Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz (12-0, 6 KO’s) of Port Chester, New York will risk his undefeated record when he takes on Engleberto Valenzuelä (9-3, 3 KO’s) of Mexico in a Super Featherweight bout scheduled for 8 rounds.

One of the featured undercard bouts will see the pro debut of Ireland standout amateur Noel Murphy making his pro debut against Anthony Smith (1-3) of Brooklyn, New York in a 4-round Welterweight bout.

Murphy, just 20 years-old of Cork, Ireland and now residing in Yonkers, New York is excited to begin his career in the paid ranks after completing an 116 amateur.

“The professional game is more active. I competed for Ireland but when I got the opportunity to turn professional and come to New York, I took it,”said Murphy. ” It feels great to be in New York. I can get the best experience and best sparring here.”

In Smith, all Murphy knows is that he is fighting an opponent who is a native New Yorker.

“All I know is that he is from Brooklyn but that doesn’t bother me. I have prepared for the fight.”

When asked about his style, Murphy looks to be a crowd pleaser.

“I can do a bit of everything but I focus on my power shots,” finished Murphy.

In a Ten round Bout:

Jonathan Maicelo (21-1, 12 KO’s) of North Bergen, NJ takes on former Lightweight champion Miguel Acosta (29-7-2, 23 KO’s) of Philadelphia in a Lightweight bout.

In six round bouts:

Treysean Wiggins (4-1, 4 KO’s) of Newburgh, NY will battle battle tested Jason Thompson (5-7-4, 4 KO’s) of New York in a Welterweight fight.

In a Jr. Welterweight bout, Chris Galeano (4-0) of Bronx, NY will take on Villi Bello (1-0) of San Pedro de Macrois, DR

Allan Phelan (6-2, 4 KO’s) of New York via Ireland will look for his 7th consecutive win when he takes on Angel Albelo (4-7-2, 1 KO) of Kissimee, Florida in a Super Featherweight clash.

In four round bouts

Devaun Lee (3-0, 1 KO) of Jamaica, Queens, NY will fight Obafemi Bakari (1-0) of Staten Island, NY in a battle of undefeated Middleweights.

Jose Miguel De La Rosa (1-0, 1 KO) of Queens, NY will fight Mack Babb (0-4) of Brooklyn, NY in a Welterweight bout.

In a Jr. Middleweight bout, Renan Ruiz (4-1, 3 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY will square off with Ismael Aulet (1-3) of Puerto Rico.

New Legend Boxing has tickets available, priced at General Admission $50, Reserved Seating $75, Ringside $125 and Ringside VIP $150 may be purchased by online at or by calling (718) 487-4474.

Resorts World Casino New York City is located 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Jamaica, N.Y. 11420. Doors open at 6:30 PM, first fight starts at 7:30 PM.

New Legend Boxing
(718) 487-4474

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Marc Abrams at 856 287 7611 /


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