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CES Boxing weigh-in alert

NEW BRITAIN FEATHERWEIGHT Nathan Martinez, left, is one of the seven fighters from Connecticut returning to the ring Friday as CES Boxing teams with UFC FIGHT PASS® for live championship boxing at the Connecticut Convention Center. The official weigh-in for Friday's show will be held this Thursday at noon at the Convention Center. Showtime on fight night is 6:30 pm ET.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Tuesday, September 21, 2021

HARTFORD, Conn. (September 21) – The official pre-fight weigh-in for CES Boxing live on UFC FIGHT PASS® is scheduled for Thursday, September 23 at noon at the Connecticut Convention Center. This event is open to the public. Fight night is Friday with preliminary bouts beginning at 6:30 pm ET followed by the live FIGHT PASS stream beginning at 7 with play-by play from Michael Parente alongside color commentators "Sucra" Ray Oliveira and Fun 107 radio host and veteran ringside correspondent Madelyn Grimaldi. *WEIGH-IN INFO Thursday, September 23, Noon Connecticut Convention Center 100 Columbus Blvd. Hartford, CT 06103 *Open to public and press Headlining Friday's card are regional rivals Jimmy Williams (18-5-2, 6 KOs) of New Haven, CT, and Greg Vendetti (22-4-1, 12 KOs) of Stoneham, MA, who face one another in the 10-round main event for the vacant WBC USNBC Silver Super Welterweight Title. Friday’s event also features the long-awaited Connecticut debut of Stamford’s own Chordale Booker (16-0, 7 KOs), a rising star in the middleweight division who faces tough veteran Silveiro Ortiz (37-27, 18 KOs) of Yucatan, Mexico in the eight-round co-main event. Tickets are available at Also on the card, undefeated super bantamweight Angel Gonzalez (5-0, 3 KOs) of Hartford, who now fights out of Florida, returns to New England in a tough six-round matchup against Dominican Republic-born challenger Juan Gabriel Medina (12-7, 11 KOs). Featherweight Nathan Martinez (6-1, 2 KOs) of New Britain returns from a two-year layoff to face Mexican challenger Francisco Dominguez (7-11-1, 1 KO) in a six-round bout. Making his professional debut, Providence, RI, heavyweight and former college football standout Timothy Hatfield makes his professional debut in a four-round bout against Ohio’s Kaleb Slaughter (1-2-1). Returning for the first time since 2019, New Haven super lightweight Carlos Perez (1-0) battles newcomer Tyriek Gainey of Paterson, NJ, in a four-round bout and Ramon Caraballo of New Britain makes his professional debut against Montreal’s Samuel Lajoie-Dery (1-0, 1 KO). Friday’s card also features the Connecticut debut of female welterweight Stevie Jane Coleman (0-1), a Columbia, CT, native, in a four-round bout against “Scary” Christina Barry (1-7) of Manitoba, Canada. Visit for more information, or follow CES Boxing on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter at @CESBOXING. To sign up for UFC FIGHT PASS, visit, or download the UFC app.


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