WEIGHTS FROM TWIN RIVER


Manfredo Jr., Russell ready to rumble Saturday night

“The Pride of Providence” returns to Twin River on UFC FIGHT PASS®

PROVIDENCE, RI (November 22, 2019) – Listed below are final weights for the all the participants on tomorrow night’s live championship boxing card at the Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln promoted by CES Boxing.

The event features nine fights, highlighted by the return of “The Pride of Providence” Peter Manfredo Jr. (40-7-1, 21 KOs), who steps back into the ring following a three-year layoff to face “The Romantic Redneck” Melvin Russell (11-7-2, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event.

The event streams live on UFC FIGHT PASS® beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Tickets start at $49 and are available online at www.cesboxing.com, and www.showclix.com or by phone at 401-724-2253. Doors open at 5 p.m. ET with the first preliminary bout beginning at 6. The UFC FIGHT PASS stream features CES Boxing publicist and matchmaker Michael Parente handling play-by-play with color commentary from the iconic “Sucra” Ray Oliveira. UFC FIGHT PASS® subscriptions are available at www.ufcfightpass.com.

Visit www.cesboxing.com, www.twitter.com/cesboxing or www.facebook.com/cesboxing for more information, and follow CES Boxing on Instagram at @CESBOXING.

PETER MANFREDO JR.

Providence, RI

40-7-1, 21 KOs

170

vs.

MELVIN RUSSELL

Lloyd, KY

11-7-1, 7 KOs

167

NICK DELOMBA

Cranston, RI

15-2, 4 KOs

139

vs.

DIEGO VICENTE PEREZ

Buenos Aires, Argentina

13-8-1, 11 KOs

139

MICHAEL VALENTIN

Providence, RI

6-0-1, 1 KO

131

vs.

JOSHUA ORTA

Springfield, MA

5-0, 2 KOs

129

See prior interview with Josh Orta about this bout by clicking here.

ROQUE ZAPATA

Culpeper, VA

6-2-5

149

vs.

VICTOR REYNOSO

Providence, RI

5-0, 5 KOs

149

GARY BALLETTO

Cranston, RI

Pro debut

175

vs.

LUIS INIGUEZ

Vancouver, WA

2-2-1

174

CHAD LEONCELLO

Brockton, MA

Pro debut

192

vs.

OMAR ACOSTA

Hereford, TX

1-6, 1 KO

193

SHAYNA FOPPIANO

Everett, MA

1-0-1, 1 KO

134

vs.

*RAQUEL SANTOS

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Pro debut

BRIAN BARBOSA

Providence, RI

31-7, 23 KOs

175

vs.

*TIM CRONIN

Ontario, Canada

11-3-2, 2 KOs

WILSON MASCARENHAS

New Bedford, MA

2-1

139

vs.

JOSE ZARAGOZA

Sedalia, MO

2-0

138

*Santos, Cronin will weigh in Saturday.

INFORMATION:

CES Boxing promoted its first event in 1992 headlined by future Champion Sucra Ray Oliveira. Over the years, CES has earned the reputation as the Heart and Soul of boxing with a rich history that includes the development of former U.S. Olympian Jason Estrada, plus Vinny Paz and Rhode Island legends Gary Balletto and Peter Manfredo Jr., both of whom rose to fame on The Contender reality television series. Through the years, Jimmy Burchfield Sr has earned several noteworthy awards, among them the NABF Promoter of the Year, and 2011 inductee into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame.

UFC FIGHT PASS® is the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. Since launching in 2013, FIGHT PASS is now available in more than 200 countries and territories. FIGHT PASS provides its members with unlimited access to live UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims; live mixed martial arts and combat sports from around the world; original series and historical programming; special features; behind-the-scenes content; in-depth interviews; and up-to-the minute reports on the world of combat sports. FIGHT PASS subscribers also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library, featuring more than 17,000 bouts from dozens of combats sports organizations, as well as every fight in UFC history. Fight fans can access FIGHT PASS on personal computers, iOS and Android mobile devices, Apple TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Sony TVs with Android TV.

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