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Rayco Saunders

Casino Miami Jai-Alai “Summer Slugfest”

This afternoon at Casino Miami Jai-Alai the final press conference for Saturday night’s boxing “ Summer Slugfest “ show was held.

2010 Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee (Trainer/Manager) and former (since 1977, handshake agreement) Don King Promotions trainer, manager, matchmaker and talent scout Al Bonanni-Tiburon Promotions was hosting the press conference announcing his third recent show at Casino Miami Jai-Alai. Continue reading

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

Manfredo Jr. returns Thursday night

LINCOLN, R.I. (Nov. 28, 2012) – Peter Manfredo Jr. has faced every challenge a professional boxer could deal with inside the ring, but there’s nothing that could motivate him more than what he’s facing as he begins his highly-anticipated comeback. 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

Weights: Monaghan vs. Saunders; WBC News; Prospect Boxing

New York, NY (10/23/12) – All of the fighters for tomorrow night’s Broadway Boxing card weighed in earlier today at the NYSAC office in downtown Manhattan. Below are the weights for the complete card. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment, in association with Everlast, and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group and Newlio.com. Fight Now TV will broadcast the event live beginning at 9PM E.T.

RED CORNER BLUE CORNER

10 ROUNDS -WBC CONTINENTAL AMERICAS LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

Seanie Monaghan vs. Rayco Saunders Continue reading

News: ‘Broadway Boxing’ returns to FIGHT NOW TV; United Boxers Results

DiBella Entertainment’s popular “Broadway Boxing” series returns to FIGHT NOW TV- America’s only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel – this Wednesday night (Oct. 24), starting at 9 p/m/ ET, live from the famed Roseland Ballroom in midtown Manhattan.

The 10-round main event showcases popular Long Island light heavyweight “Irish” Seanie Monaghan (15-0, 10 KOs) defending his World Boxing Council (WBC) Americas title against gatekeeper Rayco “War” Saunders (22-17-2, 9 KOs). Continue reading