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Rich Gingras

Gingras outworks McCreedy in title bout

LINCOLN, R.I. (Sept. 12th, 2014) – Rich Gingras officially has two titles to his name. Now he wants a third. After beating Joey McCreedy by unanimous decision in the main event Friday night at Twin River Casino, defending his New England Light Heavyweight title and capturing McCreedy’s Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) Northeast title, Gingras has his eyes set on settling the score with another [...]

Hard-hitting Gingras eyes a second title

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Sept. 10th, 2014) -- Between trading punches with opponents in the ring and showing off the results of his hard work in the gym on stage, it's been a while since Rich Gingras has taken a well-deserved break from his routine. Twenty-two days after beating Jaime Velazquez in June for the vacant N.E. Light Heavyweight title, Gingras participated in his first bodybuilding competition, [...]

Gingras-McCreedy, young stars headline Sept. 12

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 19th, 2014) - It's the best two-for-one deal in town. On Friday, Sept. 12th, 2014, light heavyweights Rich Gingras and Joey McCreedy will each put their titles on the line in one dynamic main event at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., leaving only one champion in the headliner of "Title For Title," presented by CES Boxing. Fresh off his knockout win over [...]

Gingras balancing life both in and out of the ring

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 2nd, 2014) -- For someone who's been through every fight imaginable, there's not much Rich Gingras can't handle in or out of the ring. As the Lincoln, R.I., light heavyweight prepares for his next title fight Friday night at Twin River Casino, he's handling personal and professional battles that have made the past three and a half weeks the busiest of his life. [...]

Velazquez, Gingras battle for New England title in summer kickoff at Twin River

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (May 22nd, 2014) -- The last time Rich Gingras fought for a title, he only had the belt in his grasp for a few fleeting moments due to a bizarre scorekeeping gaffe that ultimately left him empty-handed. This time, he'd prefer to take matters into his own hands, not leave the decision up to somebody else. "This time, I'm bringing it home," Gingras said. "It's not going down like [...]

Manfredo KOs Gingras in the 8th Round and Obtains His 40th Victory

The former International Boxing Organization and North America Boxing Federation Champion, Peter "The Pride of Providence" Manfredo, Jr. scored an eight round technical knockout victory over Richard Gingras, as referee, Joey Lupino stopped the bout with 1:33 left in the round after Manfredo landed more than ten powerful unanswered shots on Gingras who was stumbling towards the ropes and on the verge [...]

Gingras, Manfredo ready for war

Seeing as though both he and his opponent are from Rhode Island, Rich Gingras had the option of a coin flip to determine who would enter the ring last in his Friday night main event showdown against Peter Manfredo Jr. In the name of fairness -- and respect -- Gingras deferred to the older, more experienced Manfredo, who has built a legacy in Rhode Island as "The Pride Of Providence," the Ocean State's [...]

Friday night: Peter Manfredo Jr. vs Rich Gingras

LINCOLN, R.I. (Nov. 19, 2013) -- Moments after Peter Manfredo Jr. sat down for Tuesday's press conference at Twin River Casino, a waitress brought him a dinner roll with several packs of butter, a ticking time bomb for a fighter trying to keep his weight on point several days before a weigh-in. "You must've had this sent to me, Rich!" joked Manfredo as he waved in the direction of his opponent, [...]

Can Gingras dethrone Manfredo Friday?

'It ain't gonna happen,' says confident Manfredo "The Pride Of Providence" Peter Manfredo Jr. will aim for his 40th career win Friday at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.   The highly-anticipated showdown scheduled for Friday night between Peter Manfredo Jr. and Rich Gingras almost didn't happen.     Following a decisive win over Walter Wright in March -- the second fight of Manfredo's most recent [...]

Gingras embracing opportunity to establish himself as Rhode Island’s top contender

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Nov. 13th, 2013) -- When Rich Gingras traveled to Singapore five years to compete on Season 4 of the reality television series The Contender, he purposely chose the dorm room with the photo of Season 1 finalist and fellow New Englander Peter Manfredo Jr. hanging on the wall. "My bed was right under his picture," Gingras recalled. "It was like I had a piece of home with me." [...]

Manfredo, Gingras battle for bragging rights

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Nov. 6th, 2013) -- The final boxing event of the season at Twin River Casino might just feature the most highly-anticipated main event in years. "The Pride of Providence" Peter Manfredo Jr. (39-7, 20 KOs) will battle fellow Rhode Island super middleweight Rich Gingras (13-3-1, 8 KOs) in the 10-round main event of "Pride & Power," presented by Jimmy Burchfield's Classic Entertainment [...]