A message from Jimmy Burchfield Sr.


There’s nothing like a night at the fights, from the action in the ring, the fanfare throughout the arena, even the people-watching between bouts. Even as we enjoy a tremendous NBA Finals series this week, featuring two exceptional teams loaded with star talent, the allure and enticement of a great prizefighter stands alone as the most intriguing draw in the sporting world.

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FITE TV to stream New England Jr. Middleweight Championship

FITE TV will stream the entire CES Boxing card, featuring the New England junior middleweight title fight, on Friday night, June 9, starting at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT, live on Pay Per View from Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

FITE TV is a Combat Sports Network that features boxing, MMA and wrestling programming. FITE gives viewers the choice to watch the program on line at www.FITE.tv, on their mobile device or on their WiFi connected television using the FITE app. The FITE app can be downloaded for free at Google Play or the iTunes app stores.

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Results: Courtney Pennington defeats Khiary Gray

Brooklyn’s Courtney Pennington again fought on enemy turf Saturday and this time left with the hometown favorite’s championship belts.

Pennington (10-4-1) defeated Worcester, Mass., junior middleweight Khiary Gray (14-2) by unanimous decision, 77-74, 76-75, 78-73, at Twin River Casino in the main event of CES Boxing’s 2017 debut to capture Gray’s Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) International and Northeast Titles.

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Courtney Pennington vs. Khiary Gray on February 4

Courtney Pennington doesn’t have a lengthy amateur background to fall back on, but at least one of his fights from his short amateur career might help guide him through his latest challenge next month at Twin River Casino.

On Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2017, the Brooklyn-born Pennington faces reigning Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) junior middleweight title-holder and Worcester, Mass., native Khiary Gray (14-1, 11 KOs) in the eight-round main event of CES Boxing’s 2017 season opener, a rematch of their 2012 amateur fight at Gleason’s Gym in New York in the annual Long Island Amateur Boxing Championships.

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