Photo: MARVIN CORDOVA JR., left, captured the vacant NBA World Super Middleweight Title on Saturday with a knockout win over Hector Velazquez in his hometown of Pueblo, Colorado. The fight was Cordova Jr.’s first in three years and just his second in the last decade.… read full article “Cordova Jr. ends three-year layoff with championship performance”
Peter Manfredo Jr. wanted a tougher challenge and a few more roads in his unexpected return to the ring Saturday at Foxwoods Resort Casino, but the end result was more of the same for “The Pride of Providence.”… read full article “RESULTS: Manfredo Jr. earns second win of 2019”
Fight week is here, which means we’re just a few days from the official weigh-in and, more importantly, fight night at Twin River Casino Hotel.
Join us Friday at Twin River’s Miracle Bar for the official weigh-in and final press conference.… read full article “Peter Manfredo Jr. vs. Melvin Russell this Saturday, November 23”
Rhode Island boxing icon Peter Manfredo Jr., “The Pride of Providence,” returns to the ring Saturday, November 23 to headline the second event of CES Boxing’s UFC FIGHT PASS® year-end tripleheader at Twin River Casino Hotel.… read full article “Homecoming King Manfredo Jr. returns November 23”
Twenty-four hours after learning he’d been inducted into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame, “Bad” Chad Dawson turned back the clock with another Hall-worthy performance Friday at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford.
The 37-year-old Dawson (36-5) outworked Russian veteran Denis Grachev (19-9-1) live on UFC FIGHT PASS® by scores of 80-72, 79-73, 80-72 to capture the WBC USNBC light heavyweight title in the main event of CES Boxing’s long-awaited return to Hartford.… read full article “RESULTS: Chad Dawson defeats Denis Grachev”
More than 11 years have passed since promoter Jimmy Burchfield brought live championship boxing to the Connecticut Convention Center.
The drought ends Friday with one of the state’s most successful fighters looking to add another title to his collection.… read full article “Grachev: “I hope Dawson is as ready as I am!””
Less than four months removed from his highly-anticipated return to professional boxing, former two-time world champion and pound-for-pound king “Bad” Chad Dawson steps back into the ring for yet another shot at championship glory.
Dawson (35-9, 19 KOs) returns to his home state Friday, October 11, 2019 to headline the first event of CES Boxing’s UFC FIGHT PASS® winter tripleheader at the Connecticut Convention Center.… read full article “Chad Dawson vs. Denis Grachev on October 11”
UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, and CES Boxing today announced a three-event deal in which UFC FIGHT PASS will be the exclusive streaming provider for CES Boxing events for the remainder of 2019.… read full article “UFC Fight Pass® And CES Boxing Reach Streaming Deal”
Ortiz retains WBC Youth championship with impressive win over Couture in co-main event
Lincoln, RI (Aug. 9, 2019) – Quincy, MA, heavyweight Steve Vukosa (12-1) pulled off the upset Friday at Twin River Casino Hotel, defeating Juiseppe Cusumano (18-3) by unanimous decision to capture the vacant WBC USNBC Title.… read full article “RESULTS: Steve Vukosa shocks Cusumano to capture WBC USNBC title”
He works full-time five days a week, sometimes six, installing insulation in homes, and can even do construction, everything from dry wall to stick framing.
When he’s done, he rides his bike to the Big Six Boxing Academy in Providence — seven and a half miles there, and seven and a half home — to work on the one craft you can’t learn in a classroom.… read full article “Young, confident Elijah Peixoto ready to put on a show”