WINCHESTER, Mass. (November 6, 2017) - Veterans Day will be celebrated in a unique way this Saturday night (7 p.m. ET) when the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA), in association with USA Boxing, presents an evening of amateur boxing, "Collegiate Fight Night",
With 10 amateur matches being held at Maurer Auditorium in Winchester Town Hall (on Mt. Vernon St.).
The Cadets of the United States Military Academy at West Point are matched against a New England all-star caliber team comprised of boxers from the Coast Guard Academy (New London, CT), University of Massachusetts, University of Connecticut and Trinity College.
"COLLEGIATE FIGHT NIGHT"
(all 3 X 2 Rounds)
Luca Botis LoConte (18-7), Army West Point / Winchester, MA
Joseph Orosco (10-8), Trinity College / Pomona CA
Jack Ward (0-0), Army West Point / North Hampton, NH
Jesus Fequiere (0-0), UConn / Windsor, CT
Jordan Elliott (4-5), Army West Point / Camden, AZ
Marshall Rayburn (4-5), Coast Guard / New London, CT
Emmanuel Ahou (0-0), Army West Point / Newark, NJ
Luke Psoimas (0-1), Coast Guard / New London, CT
Kalen Khan (0-0), Army West Point / Bonne Terre, MO
Josh Bennett (1-1), UConn / Bridgeport, CT
Alex Lawrence (0-0), Army West Point / Carrollton, TX
Jacob Cohen (0-0), UMass / Northborough, MA
Moses Sun (5-3), Army West Point / Granite Falls, WA
Colin Johnson (4-3), Coast Guard / New London, CT
Kyle Taylor (1-0), Army West Point / Oro Valley, AZ
Aaron Schneider (1-2), Trinity College / Needham, MA
Chandon Hutchinson (0-0), Army West Point / Orange County, CA
Dante Gilbert (0-0), UConn / Stamford, CT
Isiah Ortiz (4-2), Army West Point / Stockton, CA
Christian Moura (2-4), UMass / Hollis, NH
(all matches & boxers subject to change)
Former professional world champions "Irish" Micky Ward (Lowell) and Jose Antonio "El Gallo" Rivera (Worcester) will be special guests at "Collegiate Fight Night".
Seacoast Ticket Agency is the exclusive online (www.seacoastticket.com) and phone (1.800.382.5242) ordering ticket service for "Collegiate Fight Night". Tickets plus ($2.50 service fee) are priced at $20.00 for general admission and limited $40.00 ringside reserved. Limited $500 VIP packages are also available and include four ringside reserved tickets, including a pre-event reception at Lucias Ristorante in Winchester (cash bar), company name recognition in the event program, post and pre-event Meet & Greet with special guest boxers at Lucias. Tickets may be available to purchase fight night at the door, however, this event is expected to sell-out in advance.
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ABOUT NATIONAL COLLEGIATE BOXING ASSOCIATION (NCBA): The NCBA is the senior college boxing governing body in the United States. The NCBA provides student athletes an opportunity to box at the recreational, intramural, and competitive levels. Its philosophy and rules provide a safe and level playing field for both new and experienced athletes.
ABOUT USA BOXING: The mission of USA Boxing shall be to enable United States' athletes and coaches to achieve sustained competitive excellence, develop character, support the sport of boxing, and promote and grow Olympic style boxing in the United States. The responsibility of USA Boxing is not only to produce Olympic gold, bit also oversee and every aspect of amateur boxing in the United States.