LIU Brooklyn Theatre hosts June 4 card

LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre is set to host its first boxing event with Paramount Events Center (PEC) on Thursday, June 4 at 7 p.m. The fight card will be part of the Brooklyn Brawl Series promoted by professional boxer Dmitriy Salita's Star of David Promotions.

The event will feature Brooklyn Heavyweight Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller (12-0, 10 KO's) vs. Damon McCreary (15-4,11 KO's); two-time Daily News Golden Gloves champion and Bronx based Jr. Middleweight contender Steve Martinez (15-2, 12 KO's); Brooklyn's Dimash Niyazov (7-0-3, 4 KO's); former New York State champion Ariel Duran (8-7-1, 5 KO's); and Brooklyn Middleweight Akil Aguste (6-1, 5 KO's). Kazakh Welterweight Bakhtiyar Eyubov (5-0, 5 KO's) and Detroit based fighter Dewayne "Alabama" Ziegler (4-0-1, 4 KO's) are also looking to make explosive New York City debuts and keep their knockout streaks alive.

Tickets for the event will go on sale on Friday, May 15 at noon and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

PEC was launched in April by Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner and Onexim Sports and Entertainment, with all business operations overseen by Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. PEC and LIU Brooklyn announced recently that LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre, located at Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues on the LIU Brooklyn campus, will focus on booking emerging talent. LIU Brooklyn Paramount will soon undergo a 24-month renovation and will host more than 120 events annually.

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