FULL MANFREDO UNDERCARD ANNOUNCED
Press Release: Pro boxing is scheduled for Friday, March 15th at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, R.I, featuring the return of Peter Manfredo Jr. (38-7, 20 KOs) of Providence, who will face Seattle's, Walter Wright (14-3, 7 KOs) in the ten-round main event. The undercard features an intra-city battle between Joey Gardner (10-5-1, 1 KO) and Reynaldo Rodriguez (6-5-1, 3 KOs) of Woonsocket, R.I. The former training partners will go toe-to-toe in a six-round super middleweight contest. Also on the undercard, Boston middleweight Julio Garcia (6-3, 3 KOs) - trained by former heavyweight champion John Ruiz - will face Thomas Falowo (8-1, 6 KOs) of Pawtucket, R.I., in a six-round bout while light heavyweight Kevin Cobbs (6-1, 2 KOs) of Vermont, who is looking to bounce back from his first career loss, will face Paul Gonsalves (4-2, 3 KOs) of Harwich, Mass., in a four-round bout.
Also on the show, Warwick, R.I., super middleweight Benny Costantino (7-2) is looking to bounce back from his loss in July as he faces Quincy, Mass., Emmanuel Medina (2-3-1), who appeared in a nationally-televised bout on ESPN2 in January. 19-year-old Polish welterweight Patryk Szymanski (5-0), fighting out of North Bergen, N.J., enterd a six-round bout against Antonio Chaves Fernandes (2-8-1) of Brockton, Mass.
Jesse Barboza (5-1-1), a Barnstable, Mass., heavyweight, faces Jeramiah Witherspoon (2-2-1) of Altoona, Pa., in a four-round bout, while female bantamweight Noemi Bosques (1-0), a St. Petersburg, Fla., native who now trains in Providence, will face Queens native Vanessa Greco (1-2-1) in a four-round bout. All bouts are subject to change.
Tickets can be purchased by calling CES at 401.724.2253/2254, online at www.cesboxing.com or www.twinriver.com, at the Players Club booth at Twin River, or through any TicketMaster location. Doors open 6 p.m. with the first bout scheduled for 7.