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Weights from Springfield - CES


KENDRICK BALL JR., left, of Worcester, MA, defends his WBC USNBC Silver Super Middleweight Title in the main event of CES Boxing's MGM Springfield debut on Saturday, August 7 against challenger Tyi Edmonds of Meridian, MS.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - - It's on!: Ball, Edmonds fight for coveted WBC title tomorrow in Springfield

Springfield, MA (August 6, 2021) – Listed below are Friday's official weights for CES Boxing's live championship boxing event, scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, August 7 at MGM Springfield. Saturday's event is headlined by reigning WBC USNBC Silver Super Middleweight Champion Kendrick Ball Jr. (16-1-2, 11 KOs) of Worcester, MA, defending his title for the first time against challenger Tyi Edmonds (14-3, 9 KOs) of Meridian, MS. In the co-main event, two unbeaten 7-0 fighters lock horns in a six-round bout as Jeffrey Torres (7-0, 3 KOs) of New Haven faces Josh Wagner (7-0, 5 KOs) of Ontario. Tickets for the event are available online at CESFights.com. Manchester, CT, super welterweight Jose Rivera (8-4-1, 5 KOs), fights in New England – and with CES – for the first time in more than two years when he takes on Mitch Louis Charles (6-2-2, 3 KOs) of Quebec, who now lives and trains in Boston, in a six-round special attraction, and Springfield super welterweight Jalen Renaud (5-0, 1 KO) puts his unbeaten record on the line against Hartford, CT, native Joe Wilson Jr. (3-4, 3 KOs), returning for the first time in five years. Visit CESFights.com for more information. Updates on CES Boxing can also be found on Facebook in addition to Instagram and Twitter by following @CESBoxing. WEIGH-IN RESULTS Kendrick Ball Jr. 16-1-2, 11 KOs Worcester, MA 168 Tyi Edmonds 14-3, 9 KOs Meridian, MS 168 Jeffrey Torres 7-0, 3 KOs New Haven, CT 147 Joshua Wagner 7-0, 5 KOs Ontario, Canada 147.2 Isaiah Cruz Pro debut Springfield, MA 131.8 Eddie Hines 1-3-1 Lima, OH 131 Jalen Renaud 5-0, 1 KO Springfield, MA 153.4 Joseph Wilson Jr. 3-4, 3 KOs Hartford, CT 149.8 Joshua Orta 6-0, 2 KOs Springfield, MA 132.4 Esteban Aquino 12-8, 7 KOs Bronx, NY (La Romana, Dominican Republic) 135.4 Jose Carlos Rivera 8-4-1, 5 KOs Manchester, CT 163.6 Mitch Louis Charles 6-2-2, 3 KOs Boston, MA (Quebec, Canada) 165.2 Khiry Todd 10-1, 8 KOs Lynn, MA 156.4 Isias Martin Cardona Gonzales 26-21, 18 KOs Phoenix, AZ (Jalisco, Mexico) 151.8

INFORMATION CES MMA is a mixed martial arts promotional company based out of Providence, R.I., founded by legendary boxing promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr. It promoted the first sanctioned professional mma event in the state of Rhode Island on Sept. 17, 2010 at Twin River Casino Hotel. Since its inception, CES MMA has been a gateway to the UFC developing the careers of UFC contenders Calvin Kattar, Rob Font, Charles Rosa, William Knight, Mike Rodriguez, Tony Gravely, Andre Soukhamthath and others. In October 2012, CES MMA promoted its first pay-per-view event at The Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, featuring the professional MMA debut of former WWE superstar Dave Bautista, and recently signed a two-year extension to broadcast exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®. 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, and worked as a promotional consultant for the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. pay-per-view event in November of 2020. MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. As the world’s first LEED™ Platinum-certified gaming resort, MGM Springfield ignites a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city by seamlessly blending new design with restored historic buildings. The resort offers more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 240-room boutique hotel on Main Street, superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining headlined by Costa and The Chandler Steakhouse. MGM Springfield also features a seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent. For more information, visit the MGM Springfield Newsroom or mgmspringfield.com.

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