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Weights from Hartford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 23, 2021

Vendetti-Williams championship showdown highlights Friday's FIGHT PASS® event

Hartford, CT (Thursday, September 23) – Listed below are Thursday's official weigh-in results for CES Boxing Live on UFC FIGHT PASS®, scheduled for tomorrow night at the Connecticut Convention Center. Limited tickets for Friday's event can be purchased online at 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. 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 the six-round special attraction. Preliminary bouts begin 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. Visit for more information and follow CES Boxing on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @CESBOXING. WEIGH-IN RESULTS Jimmy Williams New Haven, CT 18-5-12, 6 KOs 152 1/2 Greg Vendetti Stoneham, MA 22-4-1, 12 KOs 153 Nathan Martinez New Britain, CT 6-1, 2 KOs 126 Francisco Dominguez Ciudad Juarez, Mexico 7-11-1, 1 KO 126 1/2 Chordale Booker Stamford, CT 16-0, 7 KOs 159 Silverio Ortiz Yucatan, Mexico 37-27, 18 KOs 157 Angel Gonzalez Hartford, CT 5-0, 3 KOs 116 Juan Gabriel Medina La Ramona, Dominican Republic 12-7, 11 KOs 117 Ramon Caraballo New Britain, CT Pro debut 146 Samuel Lajoie-Dery Montreal, Canada 1-0, 1 KO 146 Stevie Jane Coleman Columbia, CT 0-1 149 Christina Barry Manitoba, Canada 1-7 147 Carlos Perez New Haven, CT 1-0 140 Tyriek Gainey Paterson, NJ Pro debut 134

CES BOXING is one of the top promotions in the northeast and one of the few to successfully promote both mixed martial arts and professional boxing. Launched in 1992 by longtime boxing judge Jimmy Burchfield Sr., the promotion is the only in professional boxing to boast two reigning WBC Youth world champions in lightweight Jamaine Ortiz and featherweight Irvin Gonzalez. CES Boxing recently teamed with UFC Fight Pass, the world’s No. 1 streaming platform for combat sports, to showcase its events to a worldwide audience. UFC FIGHT PASS® is the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. Since launching in 2013, UFC FIGHT PASS is now available in more than 200 countries and territories. UFC 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. UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library, featuring more than 17,000 bouts from dozens of combat 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, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Sony TVs with Android TV. Opened in 2005, the Connecticut Convention Center is the Northeast’s most ideal location for trade shows, conventions, business meetings or any occasion demanding a dramatic riverfront setting. Overlooking the Connecticut River, the Center is situated in the heart of downtown Hartford’s Front Street District – a rapidly expanding entertainment hub teeming with new restaurants, bistros and entertainment venues. Limitlessly functional and endlessly customizable, the 540,000 square foot Connecticut Convention Center is the largest convention facility between New York and Boston. The Center combines ample meeting space – including 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000 square foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space – with visually stunning touches, creating the ideal backdrop for any event.


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