Tag Archive | Bridgeport Connecticut

MMA fighter Kastriot “Slaughterhouse” Xhema to make pro boxing debut Mar. 20 on “Fight Night In Framingham” card

Mixed-martial-arts fighter Kastriot “Slaughterhouse” Xhema, fighting out of Greenwich, Connecticut, will make his pro boxing debut against another MMA fighter, Brazil-native Saul “The Spider” Almeida (0-10-3, 20-11 in MMA), Friday night, March 20, on the “Fight Night In Framingham” card at Sheraton Framingham Hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts. The first pro boxing event ever in Framingham, […]

Shearns Boxing Promotions to promote 1st pro boxing show ever in Framingham, Mass.

Shearns Boxing Promotions (SBP) has announced it will bring professional boxing for the first time ever to Framingham, Massachusetts with “Fight Night In Framingham,” Friday night, March 20, at Sheraton Framingham Hotel. Proceeds will benefit Fighting Life, an after-school youth boxing and academic empowerment program, available 100-percent free of charge, to students beginning in elementary […]

Charles’ and Team USA Rallies for 74-68 Win over Nurse’s Canada in Exhibition

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team overcame a 16-point deficit in a 74-68 win over Canada on Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.   “I thought it was a bad half that we played,” head coach Dawn Staley opened. “Obviously, we couldn’t get the shots to fall, but coming out of […]

2018 USA Women’s National Team Heads to New York With Tina Charles

Following its three-day camp in Columbia, South Carolina, which culminated with an entertaining intrasquad exhibition game on Sept. 5, 14 athletes, headlined by New York Liberty forward, two-time Olympic and two-time World Cup gold medalist Tina Charles, will continue on to USA Basketball’s next training camp in the hopes of claiming a spot on the […]

New York Liberty Guard Kia Nurse Gears Up for 2018 Team Canada

Canada Basketball announced its invites for training camp ahead of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 and amongst its 15-woman roster is New York Liberty guard, Kia Nurse.   The Hamilton, Ontario native will embark on her eighth year with the Canadian National Team after having completed her senior season at The University of Connecticut earlier this year […]

USA Women’s National Team Training in South Carolina Set to Tip with 18 Athletes

The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team will train Sept. 3-5 in Columbia, South Carolina, with a roster headlined by a trio of World Cup gold medalists in Tina Charles (New York Liberty), Nneka Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks) and Odyssey Sims (Los Angeles Sparks); as well as former University of South Carolina All-Americans Allisha Gray […]