What was billed as the Fight of the Year in the northeast way before the first bell rang lived up to the billing Friday night as undefeated Angel Camacho Jr. stopped Rich Gingras in the eighth round of their main event bout at Twin River Casino to capture the New England and Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) International Light Heavyweight Titles.… Read Article
LINCOLN, R.I. (Sept. 17th, 2015) — Stopping short of making a prediction, Rich Gingras offered only one promise to his opponent, Angel Camacho Jr.
“If he wants my belt, he’ll have to earn it,” said the reigning New England Light Heavyweight Champion at Thursday’s final weigh-in and press conference for “Mayhem,” presented by CES Boxing.… Read Article
LINCOLN, R.I. (Sept. 17th, 2015) — A fight that needed no boost in promotion or hype received a minor facelift Wednesday when CES Boxing announced Rich Gingras and Angel Camacho Jr. will now fight for the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Title in addition to Gingras’ New England Title Friday night at Twin River Casino.… Read Article
LINCOLN, R.I. (Aug. 25th, 2015) – Many of these self-proclaimed “Fight of the Year” candidates thrown around by promoters in the modern era pale in comparison to the legendary ring wars of yesteryear, inevitably leaving fans searching for more. … Read Article
LINCOLN, R.I. (Sept. 12th, 2014) – Rich Gingras officially has two titles to his name. Now he wants a third.
After beating Joey McCreedy by unanimous decision in the main event Friday night at Twin River Casino, defending his New England Light Heavyweight title and capturing McCreedy’s Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) Northeast title, Gingras has his eyes set on settling the score with another popular regional foe.… Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Sept. 10th, 2014) — Between trading punches with opponents in the ring and showing off the results of his hard work in the gym on stage, it’s been a while since Rich Gingras has taken a well-deserved break from his routine.
Twenty-two days after beating Jaime Velazquez in June for the vacant N.E. Light Heavyweight title, Gingras participated in his first bodybuilding competition, bruises and all.… Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 19th, 2014) – It’s the best two-for-one deal in town.
On Friday, Sept. 12th, 2014, light heavyweights Rich Gingras and Joey McCreedy will each put their titles on the line in one dynamic main event at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., leaving only one champion in the headliner of “Title For Title,” presented by CES Boxing.… Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (June 2nd, 2014) — For someone who’s been through every fight imaginable, there’s not much Rich Gingras can’t handle in or out of the ring.
As the Lincoln, R.I., light heavyweight prepares for his next title fight Friday night at Twin River Casino, he’s handling personal and professional battles that have made the past three and a half weeks the busiest of his life.… Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (May 22nd, 2014) — The last time Rich Gingras fought for a title, he only had the belt in his grasp for a few fleeting moments due to a bizarre scorekeeping gaffe that ultimately left him empty-handed.… 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