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Battle-tested Pennington intent on using ring savvy and experience to dethrone UBF champ Gray Feb. 4th

by on Jan.12, 2017, under Press Releases

Khiary Gray of Worcester, MA, defends his regional titles next month against New Yorker, Courtney Pennington (R). - Photo by Craig Eagleson

Khiary Gray of Worcester, MA, defends his regional titles next month against New Yorker, Courtney Pennington (R). – Photo by Craig Eagleson

PROVIDENCE, RI – 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. (continue reading…)

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Prospect Irvin Gonzalez continuing Worcester boxing tradition Jan 19th

by on Jan.12, 2017, under Press Releases

Irvin Gonzalez -         (Photo by Cristian Nunez)

Irvin Gonzalez – (Photo by Cristian Nunez)

Inaugural “New England’s Future” series event in Worcester
WORCESTER, Mass.  – Fast rising featherweight prospect Irvin Gonzalez (4-0, 4 KOs) will continue Worcester’s rich boxing tradition Thursday night, January 19, headlining the inaugural “New England’s Future” series event against Mexican invader Israel “Tigre” Rojas (9-14, 3 KOs), at the Worcester Palladium.

Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE), is promoting the first professional boxing show in the Central Massachusetts city in more than five years. (continue reading…)

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Photos from Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin & Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs Meet Up at Madison Square Garden NY Knicks Game

by on Jan.10, 2017, under Boxing News

WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday, March 18, 2017

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®

 Photo Credit/Rebecca Taylor, Dave Saffran—MSG Photos

Golovkin, at right.

Golovkin, at right, with Kristaps Porzingis.

NEW YORK CITY, January 9, 2017 — Unified Middleweight World Champion (WBC, WBA, IBF, IBO) GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN (36-0, 33 KO’s) and WBA Middleweight Champion and Mandatory Challenger DANIEL “THE MIRACLE MAN” JACOBS (32-1, 29 KO’s) met at center court during the New York Knicks/New Orleans Pelicans NBA game tonight at The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden. They were introduced to the packed house by Hall of Fame Ring Announcer MICHAEL BUFFER.

Golovkin also met before the game with New York Knicks star and “GGG” fan, KRISTAPS PORZINGIS. (continue reading…)

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Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship

by on Jan.09, 2017, under Press Releases

Central N.E. preliminary round this Friday night
LOWELL, Mass. (January 9, 2017) – The 71st annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship kicks-off this Friday night (Jan. 13) featuring Central New England (Greater Lowell) preliminary-round action at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium.  See the complete 2017 schedule below.

Last year, Peter Welch’s Gym (South Boston) dominated the Central New England tournament, capturing seven individual titles, followed in team scoring by the Lowell West End Gym and Grealish Boxing (Dorchester).

One of the boxers to watch this year is North Chelmsford’s Brandon Higgins, who represents the Lowell West End Gym. (continue reading…)

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49-year-old pro boxer “Irish” Chuck Shearns Hanging up gloves January 19th

by on Jan.05, 2017, under Press Releases

"Irish" Chuck Shearns, not your ordinary care salesman

“Irish” Chuck Shearns, stands in front of his dealership.

Inaugural “New England’s Future” series event in Worcester

WORCESTER, MA – Auburn (MA) junior middleweight “Irish” Chuck Shearns will become the second-oldest professional fighter in Massachusetts boxing history on Thursday night, January 19, in his farewell performance at the Worcester Palladium, marking the first pro boxing event in Worcester, located in Central Mass., in more than five years.

The inaugural “New England’s Future” series event is being presented by Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE), which is owned and operated by one of Worcester’s all-time greatest boxers – 3-time, 2-division world champion Jose Antonio “El Gallo” Rivera – and his son, Anthonee “AJ” Rivera. (continue reading…)

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