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Wendy Toussaint vs. Mponda Kalunga Tops Card on February 23

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Star Boxing’s clash at the Paramount in Huntington, NY, on February 23, pits the hard-hitting Wendy “HAITIAN FIRE” Toussaint against the tactical “EGYPTIAN PRINCE” Mponda Kalunga (11-2, 3KOs) in a 10-round bout for the WBA Continental USA super welterweight championship. 

Toussaint comes into “Rockin’ Fights” 46 with a record of 15-2 and 8 KOs. His journey from the streets of Haiti to the bright lights of New York’s boxing scene is nothing short of inspirational. Toussaint wants to become a top contender in the super welterweight division.

Kalunga, known as “The Egyptian Prince,” holds a record of 11-2 with 3 KOs. Kalunga relies on his precision and speed, coupled with an uncanny ability to adapt to his opponent’s style. Representing Egypt but training and fighting out of Toronto, Canada, Kalunga brings a unique flair and a determined spirit that makes him a fan favorite.

In a 6-round super featherweight bout, JOHN GJINI (10-0, 9KOs) of Greenwich, Connecticut, will square off with Ecuadorian, STEVEN GUACHAMBOSA (4-3). Gjini who has made a name for himself fighting in Albania, enters the fight with nine consecutive knockout victories. 

New York Firefighter (FNDY) LOUIS “IL MARTELLO” MAIETTA (3-4-1) makes his ninth appearance at The Paramount, against TEVIN TERRANCE (1-1) as both fighters look to notch a key victory in their careers to gain momentum.

The co-feature pits two hungry cruiserweights against one another. WBC Continental America’s Champion, “THE ITALIAN TANK” SIMONE FEDERICI (20-2-1 8KOs) lays his title on the line against former IBO World Champion, Australia’s BLAKE “IL CAPO” CAPARELLO (34-4-1 14KOs) in a 10-round championship bout.

A special attraction undercard bout announced previously showcases Queens own, DANNY “EL GALLO” GONZALEZ (20-4-1, 7KOs) returns to The Paramount where he has the third most wins in “Rockin’ Fights” series history, against a stout opponent from Dublin, Ireland, KEANE “ICE MAN” MCMAHON (7-3, 4KOs) in an 8 round super welterweight bout.

In an 8 round super middleweight bout, training, fighting and living out of Dzierzoniow, Poland, KAMIL BEDNAREK (13-0 7KOs) will make his New York debut against Argentinian, VICTOR HUGO EXNER (11-14-2 6KOs). 

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