Weigh In Photo Gallery Report From Worcester, Massachusetts!
By Peter Heintzelman - Brother barristers, Michael and Mark Erlich, proprietors of The Perfect Game Sports Bar, on Water Street in Worcester, Massachusetts, may have never thought that professional boxing would find its home for a weigh in in their bar.
Yet, compliments of DiBella Entertainment and Worcester’s home town hero, super middleweight Edwin “LaBomba” Rodriguez, the bar was a beehive of activity Wednesday afternoon with fighters and fans packed in like sardines, to witness the Massachusetts Boxing Commission do its thing.
Thursday night fights will ring in a short distance away, at the historic Mechanics’ Hall, but first, the preliminary weigh in report:
Super Middleweights – scheduled for 10 rounds
Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez 15-0, 11 KOs, of Worcester MA - 173 lbs
vs. IBahiem “The Almighty” King 7-3, 2 KO’s of Fort Lauderdale, FL - 178.1 lbs
Lightweights – scheduled for 6 rounds
Ryan Kielczewski 7-0, 2 KO’s, of Quincy, MA – 131 lbs
Juan Nazario 6-2, 4 KO’s, of Middletown, CT – 130 lbs
Light Heavyweights – scheduled for 6 rounds
Isiah Thomas 6-0, 4 KO’s , of Detroit, Michigan – 180 lbs
vs. Larry “Hitman” Pryor 6-7, 4 KO’s, of Houston, TX – 181.6
Heavyweights – scheduled for 4 Rounds
Rashad Minor 3-1, 3 KO’s, of Worcester, MA – 276.4 lbs
Reginald Jackson 2-1, 2KO’s, of Bloomfield, New Mexico – 276.4 lbs
Super Middleweights - Scheduled for 4 Rounds
Reynaldo Rodriguez 5-0, 2 KO’s, of Woonsocket, RI – 168 lbs
Richard Pierson 8-2, 5 KO’s, of Patterson, NJ – 162.2 lbs
Heavyweights - Scheduled for 4 Rounds
Sonya Lamonakis, her pro debut, of Turners Falls, MA – 227.5 lbs
Kasondra Hardnette 0-2 of Columbus, OH - 263 lbs.
Tickets for Broadway Boxing at Mechanics Hall are available at mechanicshall.org or by calling the Mechanics Hall box office at (508) 752-0888. Prices are $155 for VIP Ringside, $80 for Front Row Balcony, $60 for Floor Seats and $40 for Balcony Seats. Doors open at 6pm EST; first bell rings at 7pm EST. Mechanics Hall is located at 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA
Article posted on 24.06.2010
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