Tag Archive | Connecticut

Two-time world champion David Benavídez faces dangerous veteran Ronald Ellis on March 13

Two-time world champion David Benavídez faces dangerous veteran Ronald Ellis in a 12-round WBC super-middleweight title eliminator Saturday, March 13 live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. in a Premier Boxing Champions event. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast also features two under-25 lightweight contenders Isaac Cruz and Matías Romero […]

St. John’s Women’s Basketball to Close Regular Season Against Seton Hall

The St. John’s Women’s Basketball team will look to end the 2020-21 regular season with a victory at home as it welcomes Seton Hall to Carnesecca Arena for a 7 p.m. meeting. The contest between the Red Storm (7-13, 4-11 BIG EAST) and the Pirates (13-6, 11-5 BIG EAST) will be broadcast live on FS1 […]

Undefeated RayJay Bermudez super lightweight prospect flying under the rad

Undefeated RayJay “The Destroyer” Bermudez (12-0, 9 KOs) has tried to stay busy and progress, developmental-wise, fighting three times during the pandemic, including a recent title-winning performance south of the border. The 22-year-old Bermudez, fighting out of Albany (NY), stopped journeyman Rynell Griffin in five rounds last November in New Hampshire, and he followed that […]

20-1 California super flyweight Rocco Santomauro signs with Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker

Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker has announced it has signed California super flyweight Rocco “So Cal Kid” Santomauro (20-1, 6 KOs) to an exclusive managerial contract. The 33-year-old Santomauro, fighting out of Apple Valley, CA, is riding a 7-fight win streak since suffering his only loss as a professional to then 14-0 Diego De La Hoya […]

BIG EAST Women’s Basketball Tournament Coverage Announced

Coverage for the 2021 BIG EAST Women’s Basketball Tournament presented by Jeep was announced on Friday, with FS1, FS2, the BIG EAST Digital Network presented by SoFi, available on FloSports, and Westwood One Radio combining to showcase all 10 games. Set for March 5-8, the BIG EAST will play its conference postseason at Mohegan Sun […]

Boston featherweight Troy Anderson, Jr. Benefited from sparring with undisputed world lightweight champion Katie Taylo

Boston featherweight Troy Anderson, Jr. hasn’t made his pro debut yet, but he did get the opportunity to recently spar with undisputed world lightweight champion Katie Taylor (17-0, 6 KOs), the 2012 Olympic gold medalist from Ireland, who was a 5-time AIBA world champion as an amateur. The 28-year-old Anderson, who is managed by Ryan […]

Richie “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera Set to Return February 12 in Orlando

It seems only appropriate that undefeated cruiserweight Richie “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera (18-0, 13 KOs) has found a new home in Orlando (FL), although his heart remains in his native Hartford (CT), since he followed his partner/head trainer Tony Blanco there nearly six months ago, “I recently went to Universal Studios and it’s definitely […]