Weights And Quotes From Rhode Island And Philadelphia

JASON PIRES: I’d like to thank Michael for accepting the fight. It’s going to be a great show. I’m looking forward to tomorrow night and fighting for a title. I want to get back on top. I saw Michael fight on You Tube and he kind of went to sleep in a few.”

MICHAEL CLARK: “It’s great being back in Providence. I fought a guy from here who was 25-0-2, Gary Balletto, who was my friend on The Contender. I watched Jason fight on You Tube and not really impressed. He’s a good guy, local cop. It’s going to be a great fight..

JESSE BARBOZA: I want to thank Winston Thorpe taking the fight and coming up here on late notice. I think good, young fighters should put their undefeated records on the line against each other to help get boxing back.”

WINSTON THORPE: It’s a pleasure being here, so far. I’m hoping we put on a good one.”


Name: “Spring Fever” Pro Card

Date: Friday night, May 7, 2009
Venue: Twin River Event Center, Lincoln, RI
Promoter: Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc.
Matchmaker: Ted Panagiotis

Tickets: $35.00 standing room $35.00 reserved (SOLD OUT), $50.00, $75.00 and $100.00 (SOLD OUT) and are available to purchase by calling CES (401.724.2253/2254), going online at or, at Twin River’s Players Club booth at Twin River, or any TicketMaster location.

Information: Contact CES (401.724.2253/2254/ or the Twin River Event Center (877.82.RIVER/ for more information. Doors open at 6 PM/ET, first bout at 7 PM/ET.

(Lincoln, RI)

9 Rounds (vacant NABA-U.S. Junior Welterweight Championship)
Jason Pires 139 LBS.
Michael Clark 139 ½ LBS.

4 Rounds
Jesse Barboza 230 LBS.
Winston Thorpe 223 LBS.

4 Rounds
David Bauza LATER
Richard Grant 158 LBS.

4 Rounds
Keith Kozlin 166 1/2 LBS.
Greg McCoy 166 ½ LBS.

4 Rounds
Rick Dawson 167 ½ LBS.
Damion Reed 168 LBS.

4 Rounds
Vladine Biosse 172 LBS.
Joe Gardner 171 ½ LBS.

4 Rounds
Edwin Soto 142 LBS
Carlos Hernandez 141 ½ LBS.

4 Rounds
Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes 150 LBS.
Natoya Ervin 145 LBS.



Chris Fernandez: “I know he is going to try to come out and entertain his fans. That’s the problem going into someone’s hometown but I have been here before. I have fought in Philadelphia before and fought in hostile environments. It’s nothing I haven’t seen before. I am prepared and ready”

Danny Garcia: “I am happy to be back in Philly. You are going to see a lot of smartness, Speed and power and I will give the fans what they want.”

Karl Dargan: “This is my first co-main event. I haven’t fought since February 25th and there is going to be a lot of anger, excitement, skill and determination”

Weights for Friday Night’s card at The Arena (Formally The New Alhambra)

Danny Garcia 141 ½ - Christopher Fernandez 141
Karl Dargan 137 – Jorge Ruiz 138
Latif Mundy 163 – Todd Eriksson 164
Andre Espuet 174 ½ - Charles Hayward 173 ½
Mike Dargan 154 – Jason Montgomery 152 ½
Jose Ortiz 130 – Jason Sosa 129 ½
Julian Williams 152 ½ - Antonio Fernandez 154

Promoters: Golden Boy Promotions in assoc. with Joe Hand Promotions
First Bell : 7:30 pm est
TV: Telefutura

Article posted on 05.05.2010

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