In what will undoubtedly go down as the fight of the year, and perhaps one of the most memorable fights in the recent history of women’s boxing, Providence, R.I., super bantamweight Shelito Vincent earned her first world title, narrowly beating Jackie Trivilino, 95-95, 98-92, 96-94, to capture the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) championship. Continue reading
The story of Shelito Vincent is a long, winding narrative of a selfless fighter with no hidden agendas.
Only a select few strike it rich in boxing, particularly on the women’s side, so Vincent fights for more than just money. She fights for underprivileged children, many of them a mirror image of her younger self, who are looking for someone — or something — to believe in. Continue reading
One of the most highly-anticipated fight cards of 2014 has a little bit of something for every boxing fan, from a world title fight to the long-overdue return of an undefeated fan-favorite.
The title, “Winner Take All,” is fitting considering the winner of the Shelito Vincent-Jackie Trivilino in the 10-round main event Friday, Nov. 7th ,2014 at Twin River Casino will take home the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) female super bantamweight world title. Continue reading
Two of CES Boxing’s most prized prospects from Connecticut kept their unbeaten records intact Wednesday on the undercard of SMS Promotions’ special edition ESPN Friday Night Fights card at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
Female super bantamweight Shelito Vincent of New London improved her record to 12-0 with a majority decision win over Nydia Feliciano (7-6-3) of the Bronx while New Haven welterweight Jimmy Williams upped his record to 7-0-1 and won for the second time in five weeks by beating fellow Bronx native Stephen Owusu (8-6, 4 KOs) by unanimous decision. Continue reading
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 2nd, 2014) – ESPN returns to the squared circle in New England tonight, and it’s only fitting CES Boxing is part of the show.
CES’ own Jimmy Williams and Shelito Vincent will star on the undercard of tonight’s special Wednesday edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., promoted by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s SMS Promotions and billed as 50 Cent’s 2nd Annual Birthday Bash. Continue reading
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (May 16th, 2013) — Tomorrow night, Shelito Vincent, the unbeaten bantamweight from New London, Conn., will have the opportunity to achieve something most boxers only dream about when she fights Angel Gladney for the vacant Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) International championship in front of her hometown fans at Twin River Casino. Continue reading
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (April 24th, 2013) — Fresh off a sold-out, standing-room-only crowd in March, Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports is bringing professional boxing back to Twin River Casino Friday,
May 17th, 2013 for another dynamic event featuring the region’s most sought-after talent. Continue reading
LEDYARD, Conn. (March 1st, 2013) – Professional boxing and hip-hop will collide in front of a worldwide audience Friday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino with two of Connecticut’s rising stars looking to steal the show. Continue reading