PROVIDENCE, RI: CES Boxing will host an official press conference Tuesday, November 12 at Skyline at Waterplace in Providence, RI, to announce the second of its three events streaming live on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports, to close out the 2019 season, to close out the 2019 season.
“The Pride of Providence” Peter Manfredo Jr. (40-7-1, 21 KOs) returns to the ring following a three-year layoff on Saturday, November 23 to face “The Romantic Redneck” Melvin Russell (11-7-2) in the 10-round main event at Twin River Casino Hotel live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS.
Tickets for the event start at $49 and are available online at www.cesboxing.com and www.showclix.com, or by phone at 401-724-2253. Doors open at 5 p.m. ET with the first preliminary bout beginning at 6. The UFC FIGHT PASS stream begins at 8 p.m. ET with CES Boxing publicist and matchmaker Michael Parente handling play-by-play and commentary. UFC FIGHT PASS subscriptions are available at www.ufcfightpass.com.
Manfredo Jr. will be joined on UFC FIGHT PASS by several Rhode Island fan-favorites, including Cranston junior welterweight Nick DeLomba (15-2, 4 KOs), who faces Argentinian Diego Vicente Perez (13-8-1, 11 KOs) in the eight-round co-main event. The live stream also features an intriguing six-round Fight of the Night candidate between unbeaten super featherweights Michael Valentin (6-0-1, 1 KO) of Providence and Joshua Orta (5-0, 2 KOs) of Holbrook, MA, plus a six-round welterweight war between undefeated Providence native Victor Reynoso (5-0, 5 KOs) and the dangerous Roque Zapata (6-2-5) of Culpeper, VA.
Tuesday’s press conference begins at 4 p.m. ET and is open to the public. Details below:
Peter Manfredo Jr.
40-7-1, 21 KOs
Former IBO world champion and The Contender Season 1 finalist
15-2, 4 KOs
Former WBC USNBC title challenger
6-0-1, 1 KO
Undefeated super featherweight prospect
5-0, 5 KOs
Undefeated welterweight prospect
Skyline at Waterplace
1 Finance Way
Providence, RI 02903