Jamaine Ortiz continues to let his performance do the talking

Every fight fan loves a good trash-talker. The animosity between fighters helps fuel rivalries and puts rear-ends in seats.

So does a great fighter, with or without the verbal sparring. Unbeaten lightweight Jamaine Ortiz (7-0, 4 KOs) of Worcester, Mass., never cared much about being the loudest talker in the room, or the center of attention, for that matter.

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Stardom awaits dynamic Worcester prospect Ortiz

Glenn Mitchell is so confident Friday’s fight against Jamaine Ortiz will lead to bigger and better things, he actually expects to see his opponent again down the road with even more at stake the second time around.

“We are two future world champions,” Mitchell said. “The next time we meet, it will be to unify the major belts.”

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Burchfield Sr. talks boxing

Classic Entertainment & Sports CEO Jimmy Burchfield Sr. Last month, our loyal fans witnessed one of the most exciting fights of this year, or any year, at Twin River Casino when our junior middleweight prospect Khiary Gray rallied with his back against the wall to knock out the dangerous Chris Chatman in the seventh round of their scheduled eight-round main event bout.

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Ortiz-Robinson bout rounds out Oct. 21st supercard

Undefeated Worcester, Mass., junior welterweight Jamaine Ortiz puts his perfect record on the line at Twin River Casino later this month in a four-round bout against Durham, N.C., vet Isaiah Robinson.

Fighting for the first time since mid-July, Ortiz (2-0, 2 KOs) returns to face the sturdy Robinson (3-3, 2 KOs) in one of nine fights on CES Boxing’s Friday, Oct. 21st, 2016 showcase, headlined by the eight-round junior middleweight main event between fellow Worcester native Khiary Gray (13-1, 10 KOs) and Chicago’s Chris Chatman (14-5-1, 5 KOs).

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Jamaine Ortiz fights on September 16

Reveling in the success of the U.S. Boxing Team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, CES Boxing returns to Twin River Casino next Friday to continue the victory party and showcase its own young talent.

“The Future Is Now,” scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16th, 2016, features six undefeated fighters, including one who competed in the Olympic Trials in Nevada in 2015, and the professional debuts of two promising up-and-comers who will square off against one another in a four-round welterweight showdown, their first time on the CES stage.

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A message from Jimmy Burchfield Sr.

We’re only a few weeks removed from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, a celebration of the world’s greatest athletes competing on the biggest stage while embodying the spirit of sportsmanship and fair play.

The Rio Olympics were a glorious time for the Unites States; our great nation captured 121 medals, including 46 golds. Among the winners were female middleweight boxer and gold medalist Claressa Shields, who became the United States’ first back-to-back medal winner in boxing, male or female; and Shakur Stevenson, who captured silver in the bantamweight division following a spirited championship match with Cuban Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana.

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