Dawson, Grachev primed for championship showdown. CES Boxing returns to Hartford with 8 fight card


Hartford, CT (October 10, 2019) – Listed below are final weights for the all the participants on tomorrow night’s live championship boxing card at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford.

The card, promoted by regional giant CES Boxing, features eight exciting fights, including the eight-round WBC USNBC light heavyweight championship showdown between New Haven, CT, veteran and former two-time world-titlist “Bad” Chad Dawson (35-5, 19 KOs) Russian challenger Denis Grachev (19-8-1, 10 KOs).

The event streams live on UFC FIGHT PASS® beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Tickets start at $47 and are available online at www.cesboxing.com, www.ctconventions.com and www.showclix.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. ET with the first preliminary bout beginning at 7. Start your free trail or purchase a UFC FIGHT PASS® subscription 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.

WEIGHTS:

CHAD DAWSON

New Haven, CT

35-5, 19 KOs

175

vs.

DENIS GRACHEV

Chaykovsky, Russia

19-8-1, 10 KOs

175

CASSIUS CHANEY

New London, CT

16-0, 10 KOs

254

vs.

SANTANDER SILGADO

Arboletes, Colombia

28-7, 22 KOs

228

JIMMY WILLIAMS

New Haven, CT

16-3-1, 5 KOs

153

vs.

JOSE MEDINA

Tilton, NH

18-17-1, 7 KOs

153

SHARAD COLLIER

Hartford, CT

2-0-1, 2 KOs

133

vs.

GLENN MITCHELL

Steubenville, OH

3-3, 3 KOs

131

JACOB MARRERO

Bridgeport, CT

4-0, 3 KOs

129

vs.

MIKE OLIVER

Hartford, CT

26-10-1, 8 KOs

118.5

NATHAN MARTINEZ

New Britain, CT

5-0, 2 KOs

123

vs.

STEVE GARAGARZA

Laredo, TX

1-1-1, 1 KO

123

JAHVEL JOSEPH

Bronx, NY

Pro debut

165

vs.

LEANDRO SILVA

Sao Paolo, Brazil

1-2, 1 KO

172.5

JALEN RENAUD

Springfield, MA

1-0

153

vs.

MACEO CROWDER

Brockton, MA

2-2, 1 KO

153.5

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.

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