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Press Conf. for New England's Future Pro Boxing Card to be held in Worc on Thursday, 1-19-2017.


Last night 3-time, 2-division World Champion and CEO of Rivera Promotions Entertainment, Jose Antonio Rivera, and A.J. Rivera (Jose’s son), its President held their first press conference for the pro fights to be held on January 19, 2017 entitled, "New England's Future". The event was held at Whiskey On Water in Worcester, Massachusetts

On hand were the following professional fighters who gave a short speech:

Irvin Gonzalez (4-0, 4 KOs) of Worcester, MA

Ray "Bazooka" Graceski (4-0, 2 KOs) of Springfield, MA

Chuck Shearns (2-1, 1 KO) of Auburn, MA

Felix Martinez (pro debut) of Worcester, MA

Richy “Popeye the Sailor Man” Rivera (pro debut) of Hartford, CT

Wilfredo Pagan (pro debut) of Southbridge, MA

Alexander Picot (1-1-1) of Puerto Rico

Luis "Pancho" Santiago (pro debut) of Springfield, MA

Brandon Montella (5-0, 4 KOs) of Quincy, MA

Other boxing celebrities in the sport that were on hand were Khiary Gray Pitts (14-1-0, 11 Kos), trainer Sean Fitzgerald, Coach Carlos from the Worc Boys and Girls Club, Bobby Harris and boxing manager Vinny Scolpino.

Tickets are priced at $65.00 (ringside), $45.00 (preferred seating) and $35.00 (general admission). Purchase them at or the Palladium box office (general admission only), or by contacting Jose Rivera ( / 1-508-864-6954), AJ Rivera ( / 1-774-272-2269). Also any of the fighters can provide you with tickets as well.

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