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Manfredo Jr. vs. Saunders

Manfredo Jr. defeats Saunders

Nearly one year removed from what he originally thought would be his last fight, “The Pride Of Providence” made an emphatic – and successful – return to the ring Thursday night in front of his hometown fans.

Peter Manfredo Jr. (38-8) dominated Pittsburgh, Pa., challenger Rayco Saunders (22-19-2) to earn a 99-91, 100-90, 100-90 unanimous-decision win at Twin River Casino in the 10-round main event of Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports’ “The Pride Is Back” professional boxing event. Continue reading

Weights from Twin River

LINCOLN, R.I. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Listed below are final weights for all the participants in Thursday night’s professional boxing event, “The Pride Is Back,” presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports on Nov. 29th, 2012. Continue reading

Mares-Moreno battle on Showtime on Saturday; Rose vs. Webb on 12/14; Manfredo Jr

SHOWTIME’s Hall Of Fame Boxing Analyst Al Bernstein calls the November 10 Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno bout “one of those classic style match-ups that you don’t often see.”

The undefeated Mares will defend his super bantamweight title against Moreno, who has not lost a match in 10 years. Bernstein said, “This is really a special match, because both men are at the top of their game and bring to the ring styles that make this fight so intriguing. Mares is a boxer-puncher with an emphasis on the puncher while Moreno is a boxer-puncher with the emphasis on the boxer. But, both throw a lot of punches and both have a huge will to win. I think this will be special.” Continue reading