NCASVILLE, Conn. (Nov. 3, 2014) – Undefeated New Haven super bantamweight prospect Luis “The KO King” Rosa, Jr. (17-0, 7 KOs) has been named by the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame as the 2014 Connecticut Professional Boxer of the Year.… Read Article
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (Oct. 22, 2014) – After spending the majority of his young life training inside a gym or boxing in a ring, Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo, Jr. is enjoying life outside the ring for the first time on a daily basis with his family, as he prepares for his upcoming induction into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF).… Read Article
The former International Boxing Organization and North America Boxing Federation Champion, Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo, Jr. scored an eight round technical knockout victory over Richard Gingras, as referee, Joey Lupino stopped the bout with 1:33 left in the round after Manfredo landed more than ten powerful unanswered shots on Gingras who was stumbling towards the ropes and on the verge of being stopped.
“This was a great victory for me tonight because I … Read Article
“The Pride Of Providence” might want to reconsider his retirement plans.
Peter Manfredo Jr. (40-7, 21 KOs) returned to the ring Friday night at Twin River Casino, fighting in honor of his friend and fellow Rhode Island boxer Gary Balletto, and stopped the hard-charging Rich Gingras (13-4-1) of nearby Lincoln in the eighth round of the scheduled 10-round main event of Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports’ “Pride & Power” professional boxing event.… Read Article
Seeing as though both he and his opponent are from Rhode Island, Rich Gingras had the option of a coin flip to determine who would enter the ring last in his Friday night main event showdown against Peter Manfredo Jr.
In the name of fairness — and respect — Gingras deferred to the older, more experienced Manfredo, who has built a legacy in Rhode Island as “The Pride Of Providence,” the Ocean State’s most beloved … Read Article
LINCOLN, R.I. (Nov. 19, 2013) — Moments after Peter Manfredo Jr. sat down for Tuesday’s press conference at Twin River Casino, a waitress brought him a dinner roll with several packs of butter, a ticking time bomb for a fighter trying to keep his weight on point several days before a weigh-in.… Read Article
‘It ain’t gonna happen,’ says confident Manfredo
“The Pride Of Providence” Peter Manfredo Jr. will aim for his 40th career win Friday at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.… Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Nov. 13th, 2013) — When Rich Gingras traveled to Singapore five years to compete on Season 4 of the reality television series The Contender, he purposely chose the dorm room with the photo of Season 1 finalist and fellow New Englander Peter Manfredo Jr. hanging on the wall.
“My bed was right under his picture,” Gingras recalled. “It was like I had a piece of home with me.”… Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Nov. 6th, 2013) — The final boxing event of the season at Twin River Casino might just feature the most highly-anticipated main event in years.
“The Pride of Providence” Peter Manfredo Jr. (39-7, 20 KOs) will battle fellow Rhode Island super middleweight Rich Gingras (13-3-1, 8 KOs) in the 10-round main event of “Pride & Power,” presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. … Read Article
By James Stillerman at Ringside – Former IBO super middleweight title holder, Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo Jr. kept his latest comeback alive, as he outwork and out landed the Seattle, WA native, Walter “2 Guns” Wright in front of a sold out hometown crowd at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, Rhode Island en route to an ten round unanimous decision victory by scores of 98-93, 100-90 and 97-93. “Unfinished Business” was … Read Article