Tag Archive | Springfield MA

Richie Rivera Eating More Than Spinach For His December 13 Return to the Ring

New England’s most powerful puncher and one of the area’s most popular pro boxers, undefeated RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (15-0, 12 KOs), returns to the ring Friday, December 13 on “New England Explosion”, presented by JOE DEGUARDIA’S STAR BOXING, at MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. “New England Explosion,” sponsored by MGM Springfield, will […]

Charles Foster Defeats Denis Grachev in an Action Packed Murphys Boxing event held in Springfield, Mass

Springfield, Massachusetts: In a special matinee outdoor event at MGM Springfield presented by Murphys Boxing and broadcast live on UFC Fight Pass, Charles Foster (19-0, 9 KOs) defended his NABA Light Heavyweight Championship against Denis Grachev (19-8-1, 10 KOs) winning a 10 round unanimous decision. Foster, who is currently ranked #8 in the world by […]

Teresa Weatherspoon To Be Inducted Into Naismith Memorial Hall Of Fame

 New York Liberty director of player and franchise development Teresa Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on Saturday. Weatherspoon will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the group’s enshrinement weekend on September 5-7, 2019 in Springfield, Mass. She is joined in […]

“The Special One” Sharad Collier Back in action Oct. 20 at Foxwoods

Hartford blue-chip prospect “The Special One” Sharad Collier returns to action October 20, on a show presented by CES Boxing, at Foxwood Resort Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. The two-time New England Golden Gloves champion made his professional debut this past June 16, on his promoter’s Hartford Boxing Promotions’ inaugural event, “Fight Night at The Capital”, […]

3-time, 2-division World Champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera Returns to ring for first time in 7 years on “Homecoming” card

Granite Chin Promotions (GCP) and Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE) hosted a press conference on July 18 at The Ballot Box in Worcester, Massachusetts, to make a major announcement, as well as introduce local fighters on the August 17th pro boxing card at The Palladium in Worcester. Three-time, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera […]

Father-son Jose Antonio and A.J. Rivera “Making History” World champion’s return & son’s pro debut

This past Father’s Day was considerably different for three-time, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera and his pro-debuting son, A.J. Rivera, because they will be “Making History,” presented by Rivera Promotions Entertainment and Granite Chin Promotions, August 17 at The Palladium. Rivera and his son, respectively, are the promoter and matchmaker for Rivera […]

New England’s Top and Most Promising Boxers to be Showcased on ‘Slugfest at the Sun’ Card June 30th at Mohegan Sun Area

Many of New England’s best and most promising boxers will be in action JUNE 30 on the “SLUGFEST AT THE SUN” card, presented by JOE DEGUARDIA’S STAR BOXING, at Mohegan Sun Area in Uncasville, Connecticut. The “Common Man,” Long Island light heavyweight Joe Smith, Jr. (23-2, 19 KOs), returns to the ring after being inactive the […]