Tag Archive | Carlos Castillo

Granite Chin Promotions signs pair of Springfield prospects Isaiah Cruz & Ian Garcia

Strengthening its objective to make Western Mass. its power base, Granite Chin Promotions (GCP) has announced the signing of a pair of promising prospects from Springfield, super featherweight Isaiah “Baby Warrior” Cruz (5-0, 3 KOs) and super lightweight Ian “Dinamite” Garcia (2-0-1, 1 KO). Granite Chin’s stable already includes several Western Mass. boxers including Massachusetts […]

“Springfield Championship Boxing” results from Springfield, MA

Western Mass. was in the house last night for the “Springfield Championship Boxing” Pro-Am card, presented by Granite Chin Promotions, at MassMutual Center in Springfield. All the action was streamed live on www.bxngtv.com. Holyoke welterweight Denzel “Double Impact” Whitley (10-0, 6 KOs) and Pittsfield light heavyweight Steve Sumpter (7-0, 6 KOs) captured the vacant Massachusetts State […]

Breakout fight planned for Holyoke super welterweight prospect Carlos Castillo vs. Travis Gambardella

A breakout fight is planned November 19th for 24-year-old Carlos Castillo (5-0, 3 KOs) on the “Springfield Championship Boxing” card, presented by Granite Chin Promotions, at Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. However, Castillo’s opponent Travis “Gambi” Gambardella (7-2-2, 3 KOs) has other plans, despite him practically fighting the Dominican Republic native Castillo, fighting out of nearby […]

Undefeated welterweight prospect Denzel Whitley in first title fight vs. Kris Jacobs

Undefeated welterweight prospect Denzel “Double Impact” Whitley plans to capture his first title, ascending to a regional contender status, November 19th against his stiffest test to date, Kris Jacobs (5-2-1, 2 KOs) on the  “Springfield Championship Boxing,” presented by Granite Chin Promotions, at Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. “Springfield Championship Boxing” will be streamed live on www.bxngtv.com. […]

The “O” must go for either Steve Sumpter or Edet Mkpanam

 It’s extremely rare in boxing for two undefeated prospects to fight each other. Rather than take the so often traveled easy route to build fighters’ records, Steve Sumpter (6-0, 6 KOs) and Edet “Papito” Mkpanam (8-0, 7 KOs) will square off November 19th on “Springfield Championship Boxing,” presented by Granite Chin Promotions, at Mass Mutual Center […]

Granite Chin Promotions Closing Out 2022 Strong with two Massachusetts events

Granite Chin Promotions has announced its final two events of 2022, both in Massachusetts, November 19 in Springfield, and Thanksgiving Eve (Nov. 23) in Bridgewater. “With a lot of the Granite Chin fighters progressing in their careers,” Granite Chin president Chris Traietti said, “I feel like it is on me to progress with my events […]

Kevin “Lucky” Lewis in grudge match making pro debut vs. crosstown rival Saul “The Spider” Almeida “Showcase Boxing

Hometown favorite Kevin “Lucky” Lewis will make his professional debut in a grudge match against fellow Framingham fighter Saul “The Spider” Almeida (0-14-4), one of the top MMA fighters in New England, on February 26th at Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts. Last October, super middleweight Lewis was matched against Almeida, who weighed in considerably more than […]