Tag Archive | Worcester MA

Undefeated WBC Youth World lightweight champion Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz Continuing rich Worcester boxing tradition

Undefeated World Boxing Youth World lightweight champion Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz (12-0, 6 KOs) is on a mission to become the first Worcester-native to become world champion. The second-largest city in New England, Worcester is located in Central Massachusetts, and it has a rich boxing history dating back nearly a century: two-division world champion Lou […]

Shearns Boxing Promotions presents “Friday Night Fights at The Station” Pro Boxing charity event

Shearns Boxing Promotions (SBP) has announced it will present a professional boxing charity event, “Friday Night Fights at The Station,” September 20 at historic Union Station in Worcester, Massachusetts. Proceeds will benefit Why Me (Worcester Help for Youth) & Sherry’s House, a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to providing love and support services to families with […]

3-time world champion Jose Antonio Rivera Headlines “Quest For 50”

Shearns Boxing Promotions (SBP) Rivera Entertainment Promotions (RPE) held a press conference this evening at Grille 57 in Worcester to formally announce a co-promotion, “Quest for 50.” Three-time, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera will fight at home for the final time on Friday night, June 14, when he competes in his 50th […]

Long-Awaited Pro Debut for Worcester Father Owen Minor

Decorated amateur boxer Owen Minor has spent the past three years focusing on fatherhood responsibilities. Minor will make his long-awaited professional debut with his two sons at his side on the “Every Man for Himself” card, Shearns Boxing Promotions’ (SBP) inaugural event, on Friday night, March 15, at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. The 32-year-old […]

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 […]