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Christmas in April for Nicholas “Saint Nick” Molina Headlining “Slugfest” vs. Ryan Venable

This Saturday night at N.E. Sports Center in Derry, NH

QUINCY, Mass. (March 1, 2022) – Undefeated lightweight prospect Nicholas “Saint Nick” Molina will headline for the first time this Saturday night on the “Slugfest” professional boxing card, presented by Granite Chin Promotions, at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire.

The 22-year-old Molina (7-0, 2 KOs), fighting out of Lowell (MA), will face “Outlaw” Ryan Venable (2-10, 6 KOs) in the 6-round main event.

Woburn (MA) middleweight Julien “Black Dragon” Baptiste (3-1, 2 KOs) faces Brian Urday (1-0), of Whitman (MA), in an 6-round co-featured event that could steal the “Slugfest” show.

The undercard finds former New England Heavyweight Champion Justin “Crazy Train” Rolfe (6-3-1, 4 KOs), of Fairfield (ME), versus Fabian “El Lobo” Valdez (3-6), of Mexico, in an 8-round bout.

Rhode Island intra-state rivals John Ferrera (0-2), of Tiverton, takes on Providence’s pro-debuting Michael Vongsavath, Jr. in an intriguing 6-round match-up.

Also fighting on the “Slugfest” undercard, each in 4-round confrontations, is Pittsfield’s (MA) rising super middleweight prospect Steve Sumpter (4-0, 4 KOs) vs. Kynndale Prather (3-11, 1 KO), undefeated New Bedford (MA) light heavyweight Edet Mkpanam (5-0, 4 KOs) vs. Somerville’s (MA) pro-debuting Igor Pessoa, and Methuen’s (MA) pro-debuting heavyweight Viktor “The Siberian Express” Lobov vs. Andrew Nolan (0-3).

Card subject to change.

Tickets are available for purchase at (Search: SLUGFEST). Ticket prices are $35.00 (Bleacher Seating), $45.00 (Floor Seating, and $260.00 for a table of 4. Use discount code: DERRY to receive a special online discount.

Doors open at 6:30 pm. ET with the first bout at 7:00 p.m. ET.


Twitter: @Granite_Chin



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