Tag Archive | Connecticut

Jimmy Williams’ career revitalized after defeating Yuri Foreman

Former college football star, super welterweight boxer Jimmy “Quiet Storm” Williams, recently defeated his first world champion, Yuri Foreman, and the veteran New Haven, Connecticut fighter’s boxing career has been revitalized. This past March 6th, Williams (18-5-2, 6 KOs) was originally supposed to fight Foreman, who withdrew after the weigh in due to sickness. Williams stayed in training […]

Washington Spirit stars O’Hara and Sonnett Named to USWNT Roster for Tokyo Olympics

U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski has named Spirit defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett to the roster for the Tokyo Olympic Games.  The team will play two games against Mexico prior to leaving for Tokyo. Both matches will be played in Hartford, CT with the first being on July 1 (7 p.m. […]

“Breakout” headliner: NABA U.S. Heavyweight title fight Steve Vukosa vs. Mike Marshall

“Breakout,” presented by Granite Chin Promotions, will feature two heavyweight title fights as part of another day-night doubleheader on June 26th at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire.  The night card is headlined by the 10-round main event for the vacant NABA United States Heavyweight Championship between ageless Steve “The Gentle Giant” Vukosa (13-1, 5 KOs) and Mike […]

Hofstra University adds Tom Parrotta to Coaching Staff

A veteran of the coaching industry and one very familiar to the Hofstra community, Tom Parrotta was named an assistant coach with the Pride today, it was announced by Head Coach Speedy Claxton.  “I’ve known Coach Parrotta for a long time now and I’m thrilled to bring him back home to Hempstead, commented Claxton. “His ties […]

Utah boxing brothers Ignacio and Gabriel Chairez Sign with Fighter Locker

The best boxing brothers from Utah since the famed Fullmers may be Salt Lake City super lightweight Ignacio (8-0-1, 5 KOs) and junior lightweight Gabriel Chairez (3-0-1, 2 KOs), who recently signed exclusive managerial contracts with Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker. “I signed with Ryan because he treats his fighters like family and I’m big on […]

Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker Inks Miami super lightweight Erny Matos

Miami super lightweight Ernesto “Erny” Matos is the latest boxer to sign a managerial contract with Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker. A standout amateur who captured top honors at the 2014 and 2019 USA National Championships, Matos will soon make his professional debut. “I signed with Ryan Roach because, ever since I met him, he has been very attentive […]

Premier Boxing Champions has Action Packed Event for April 10

Rising welterweight star Jaron “Boots” Ennis faces his most difficult test in pursuit of a world title shot as he headlines his first SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® against former world champion Sergey Lipinets. These formidable contenders meet in a 12-round, crossroads fight with welterweight world title implications on Saturday, April 10 live on SHOWTIME at 9 […]