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HEATHER HARDY RETURNS TO THE BOXING RING HEADLINING AN OCTOBER 13 CARD AT NEW YORK CITY’S SONY HALL

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The Former World Champion Will Battle Calista Silgado Featherweight Match

New York, September 21, 2022. -- Heather “The Heat” Hardy versus Calista Silgado will be the main event of a six bout card stacked with local boxers on her much anticipated return to the ring on Thursday, October 13. The card, tabbed “New Beginnings,” will take place at Sony Hall, in the heart of Times Square, mid-town Manhattan.

Hardy-Silgado will be a six round lightweight bout. In the co-feature will be Ivan Golub, a native of the Ukraine who currently resides in Brooklyn. The remainder of the card includes Andy Dominguez of the Bronx, Lebanon native Nadim Salloum now residing in Brooklyn, Orville Crooks who hails from the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn and Armenian Petros Ananyan who resides in Los Angeles.

The card is being promoted by Boxing Insider, who is making their professional boxing promotional debut.

Tickets, priced from $85 for General Admission (not including applicable service charges), are available at Ticketmaster click here. General Admission tables and VIP tables are also available. Doors Open at 6 pm and First Bell is at 7:30.

Heather Hardy (22-2, 4 KO's), Brooklyn born and raised and former World Boxing Organization Featherweight Champion, will bring "The Heat" back after 17 months of inactivity as she mounts another run at a world championship. Hardy is currently ranked #12 in the lightweight division by the Women's International Boxing Association. Heather is a graduate of John Jay College in Brooklyn, began boxing in the gym at age twenty-four and made her professional debut in 2014 at the tender age of twenty-eight. In 2013 she won the vacant UBF International super bantamweight title and in 2014 won the WBC International super bantamweight title, which she successfully defended five times. On October 27, 2018, Heather became world champion, winning the WBO featherweight title with a unanimous decision win over Shelly Vincent at Madison Square Garden. Heather lost the title the following September to Amanda Serrano in a clash of women boxing stars.

“I’m glad to be working with Boxing Insider promotions. It's great to start now so when it comes time to retire from fighting, it's a way to keep me involved in the sport,” said Hardy who is not only headlining the event but also has a big behind the scenes role. “It has given me the opportunity to use all the knowledge I have acquired over the years as a fighter to help create this platform that is going to elevate the next generation of fighters from New York.”

Calista Silgado (20-15, 15 KOs) from Santiago de Tolu, Colombia made her professional debut in 2012 and is an eight-time world title challenger. She also fought in a bare-knuckle fight in October 2021.

In a co-feature, Ivan Golub, a native of the Ukraine who currently resides in Brooklyn, will be putting his USBA welterweight title on the line in a yet to be determined opponent. Golub (20-1, 15 KO's), known as "The Volk," is ranked #7 in the world by the International Boxing Federation.

Fans at Sony Hall will also get a chance to see Andy Dominguez (7-0, 5 KO's) of the Bronx, a dynamic flyweight who currently holds the World Boxing Association Fedecentro title, which he puts on the line. At 18 years of age, he is already 14th in the world in the WBA rankings.

The unpredictable Nadim Salloum (8-1, 3 KO's), the first pro fighter born and raised in Lebanon, will be seen in a six-round light heavyweight bout. Salloum, who now lives in Brooklyn, has a large and vocal following among his countrymen in the New York City area.

Another light heavyweight on the card is Orville Crooks (3-0, 2 KO's), one of best amateurs New York has produced in recent years. Crooks, who hails from the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, is both a U.S. Amateur champion and a National Golden Gloves champion. For him, the sky is truly the limit.

In an eight-round super lightweight bout will be former World Boxing Association Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion Petros Ananyan (16-3-2, 7 KOs), born and raised in Armenia and now residing in Los Angeles. Petros will battle Brazilian Paulo Cesar Galdino (12-5, 8 KOs)

"I'm humbled and honored," says Larry Goldberg, CEO of Boxing Insider. "I'm getting to live every boxing fan's dream by promoting a show in New York. We're working hard and we're going to make it happen."

"it's my pleasure to be working with Larry on this, his first venture into promoting," says recent Hall of Fame inductee Lou DiBella of DiBella Entertainment, who holds promotional rights to Hardy and Golub. "And especially as it's at an historic venue like Sony Hall. It'll be a great night."

Sony Hall is located at 235 W 46th Street in Manhattan. Stay in touch by visiting www.boxinginsider.com for more fight updates and streaming information.




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