Thursday, September 5, 2013
Team Snooki Boxing is still alive
By Michael Woods
Team Snooki Boxing has been on a hiatus, but not to worry, fans of the diminutive MTV persona, the dream isn't dead. Team Snooki Boxing is still a viable entity, if one in transition.
Poughkeepsie's Mike Pascale of Final Round Promotions, helps run the day-to-day operations along with Snooki's dad Andy Polizzi. Pascale told NYFightBlog that his crew has been busy, even if they haven't been putting on shows, with the last one coming on Dec. 8, 2012, in Las Vegas.
"Yes, we are still doing Snooki boxing," he told me, referring to the promotional outfit which debuted in January 2012. "We have not been active as of late due to some management issues with (top Snooki talent) Patrick Hyland. I hope to have the issues resolved soon." The 29-year-old Dubliner Hyland, who has a 29-1 mark, last scrapped on the December 2012 card, dropping a 12-round unanimous decision to Javier Fortuna.
Pascale did report something else in the works, something in a realm well known to the Polizzis. No, he's not referring to the news that Snooki will put on her dancing shoes, for the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars."
"We have been asked to do a reality TV show," Pascale said. "It will be called 'Family of Fighters.' We've been told by the producer that five networks are interested in it. We will know which one in the near future. As far as [Snooki] appearing on the show, that has yet to be determined."
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