Junior middleweight Freddy Sanchez returns to Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I., on Friday, Feb. 19th, 2016 in CES Boxing’s season opener when he faces Pennsylvania veteran Evincii Dixon in a 6-round bout. Sanchez is one two fighters from Worcester on the card, joining stablemate Khiary Gray, who puts his unbeaten record on the line in the 10-round main event against Cameron Sevilla-Rivera for the vacant WBC Youth World Junior Middleweight Title.
The following are quotes from Monday’s pep rally/press conference at Rocky’s Food, Spirits & Music in Worcester to promote CES Boxing’s February 19th, 2016 season opener at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.
The upcoming event features Worcester’s Khiary Gray (11-0, 9 KOs) in the 10-round main event against Washington’s Cameron Sevilla-Rivera (6-2-1, 5 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Youth World Junior Middleweight Title, plus a 10-round co-feature bout between Providence, R.I., middleweight Kali Reis (7-5-1, 3 KOs) and New Mexico’s Victoria Cisneros (12-18-2, 5 KOs) for the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) Middleweight World Title.
Worcester junior welterweight Freddy Sanchez (7-0, 5 KOs) puts his unbeaten record on the line in a 6-round bout against Lancaster, Pa., vet Evincii Dixon and Alaskan middleweight Fatlum Zhuta (2-0, 2 KOs) returns to Twin River to face Greg McCoy of New Haven, Conn., in a 4-round bout.
Massachusetts junior welterweights Mohamed Allam (1-1) of Holyoke, Julio Perez (3-0) of Marlborough, Timmy Ramos (2-0-1, 2 KOs) of Framingham and Travis Demko (4-0, 1 KO) of Stoughton are featured on the undercard in separate 4-round bouts.
Tickets for the Feb. 19th season debut are priced at $40, $75 and $125 (VIP) and are available for purchase online at www.cesboxing.com or www.twinriver.com, by phone at 401-724-2253/2254 or at the Twin River Casino Players Club.
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