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Get Your ‘Ringside®’ Seat!

by on May.21, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Tonight’s episode of ‘Ringside’ previews ‘Rage At The River’


PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 21, 2009 — Tune in tonight at 6 as Ringside with Pat Sullivan and Mike Parente gets you ready for Friday’s “Rage At The River” show at the Twin River Event Center.

With fight night just 24 hours away, Pat and Mike will provide you with all the information you need, including a complete rundown of the card, expert analysis and exclusive interviews with the fighters, most notably light heavyweight Tiwon Taylor, who will battle Joey “K.O. Kid” Spina in the main event.

Pat and Mike will also catch up with Joey McCreedy, Diego Periera, Willis Lockett, James McGirt Jr. and his father, former two-time world champion Buddy McGirt Sr.

“Rage At The River” begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are still on sale and can still be purchased by calling the corporate office at (401) 724-2253 or online at

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Catch Spina fever this week!

by on May.18, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

‘K.O. Kid’ showcase makes TV debut Tuesday


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (May 17, 2009) — Follow Joey Spina on his journey to the top this week when “The Joey Spina Story” makes its network debut Tuesday, May 19 on Cox Sports TV.

Written, produced and directed by Classic Entertainment & Sports’ video production coordinator Patrick Sullivan, “The Joey Spina Story” chronicles the ups and downs of one of the most electrifying — and controversial — figures in professional boxing. Catch the first of three airings this week on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on Cox Sports TV.

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‘KO Kid’ Spina to Hit Radio, TV Airwaves

by on May.14, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

JoeySpinaRocketPROVIDENCE — Providence native Joey “K.O. Kid” Spina is spreading the word  over the next few days about his upcoming fight at Classic Entertainment & Sports’ “Rage At The River” show.

Spina will appear on the Saturday, May 16th edition of “Scott Cordischi on Sports” on 630 WPRO AM at 11:30 a.m., followed by an appearance on the Monday, May 18th edition of WPRI & FOX Providence’s “The Rhode Show” beginning at 8 a.m.

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CES Notebook

by on May.08, 2009, under Press Releases

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Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc. (CES) president Jimmy Burchfield and his staff are busy all over the world making fights, promoting shows and signing prospects.

“We have ‘Awesome’ Aaron Williams in the biggest fight of his life tomorrow (Saturday) in Germany,” Burchfield explained. “Our world-rated light heavyweight Joey ‘KO Kid’ Spina headlines a show May 22nd at Twin River, featuring the CES debut of James McGirt, Jr., along with some of the best young fighters in New England. And we just signed to co-promote another good middleweight prospect, Marcus Upshaw, who fights tonight (Friday) for the Florida State title in Tampa.”
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“Rage At The River” reunion for McGirt & Ward

by on Apr.30, 2009, under Boxing News

Joey “KO Kid” Spina vs. Tiwon Taylor headlines May 22nd show at Twin River Event Center, RI

PROVIDENCE (April 31, 2009) – Legendary boxers James “Buddy” McGirt, Sr. and “Irish” Micky Ward began a friendship in 1986 that continues today. They will reunite May 22nd at “Rage At The River,” promoted Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment, Inc. (CES), as head trainers of fighters on that show. (continue reading…)

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