Austin, Tex., junior middleweight Kenton Sippio-Cook suggests Khiary Gray should’ve done his homework before agreeing to fight him Friday, Sept. 18th, 2015 at Twin River Casino. Continue reading
LINCOLN, R.I. (Aug. 25th, 2015) – Many of these self-proclaimed “Fight of the Year” candidates thrown around by promoters in the modern era pale in comparison to the legendary ring wars of yesteryear, inevitably leaving fans searching for more. Continue reading
This time, Luis Felix finished what he started and brought the CES MMA title to Providence.
One year after getting choked out by Julian Lane on national television in the inaugural CES MMA lightweight championship, the Providence, R.I., native earned his revenge Friday in the long-awaited rematch, defeated Lane by unanimous decision, 49-46, 49-46, 48-47 in the five-round main event of “CES MMA XXX” on AXS TV at Twin River Casino. Continue reading
LINCOLN, R.I. (July 17th, 2015) – The most familiar out-of-town face in Rhode Island won for the fourth time at Twin River Casino Friday as Jersey City, N.J., vet Chris Chatman defeated hometown favorite Vladine Biosse by unanimous decision in the main event of CES Boxing’s “Rhode To Redemption” card. Continue reading
LINCOLN, R.I. (July 16th, 2015) – The following are quotes from Thursday’s heated press conference and weigh-in in advance of tomorrow’s “Rhode To Redemption” event, presented by CES Boxing at Twin River Casino. Continue reading
Providence, R.I., super middleweight Vladine Biosse makes his long-awaited return to the Ocean State tomorrow in the 10-round main event of CES Boxing’s “Rhode To Redemption” card at Twin River Casino when he faces Jersey City, N.J., veteran Chris Chatman, also a familiar face in Rhode Island. Continue reading
Solomon Maye doesn’t just plan on beating Jean Pierre Augustin in their heavyweight rematch next Friday at Twin River Casino. He’s hoping to force his opponent into a new line of work. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES (July 9) – Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight Champion Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (21-5, 7 KOs) and top title contender “Hammerin'” Hank Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia hosted their final press conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 9 at the City Althetix Gym in The Golden Boy Building to discuss their upcoming 10-round showdown on Saturday, July 11 for the vacant NABF Super Lightweight Championship. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with CES Boxing, Herrera vs. Lundy will possibly be the last boxing match held at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena before it is demolished early 2016. Continue reading
LINCOLN, R.I. (July 8th, 2015) — Juan Rodriguez Jr. stopped short of making any predictions in advance of his Friday, July 17th, 2015 bout against unbeaten welterweight Nick DeLomba, but has little doubt as to which fighter would benefit more in an old-fashioned slugfest.
“Every boxer has a puncher’s chance. If you get caught with the right one, that’s it,” said the Union City, N.J., southpaw, “but the record shows I have the advantage if it becomes a brawl.” Continue reading
LINCOLN, R.I. (July 7th, 2015) — Years ago, five-time world champion Vinny Paz passed the torch to Peter Manfredo Jr. as the new heir to the throne of New England boxing, and Manfredo Jr. delivered, winning 40 fights and garnering worldwide acclaim in an illustrious career that spanned more than a decade. Continue reading