CES TO RUN RHODE ISLAND SHOW ON MAY 17TH
Press Release: Jimmy Burchfield's Classic Entertainment & Sports is bringing professional boxing back to Rhode Island's Twin River Casino Friday, May 17th, 2013. Vladine Biosse (14-2-1, 7 KOs) and female bantamweight Shelito Vincent (8-0), both from Providence. R.I. will appear: Biosse will face Philadelphia's Latif Mundy (10-5, 4 KOs) in an eight-round super middleweight bout and Vincent will fight Christina Ruiz (6-5-2, 4 KOs) of San Antonio, Tex., in an eight rounder. Tickets can be purchased by calling CES at 401.724.2253/2254, online at www.shop.cesboxing.com or www.twinriver.com or through any TicketMaster location.
Biosse is looking to avenge a Jan. 19 loss to Marcus Upshaw against the 5-foot-8 Mundy, who has faced tough competition in recent years against Ossie Duran, Matt Korobov and Patrick Majewski.
The undercard features a rematch between Rhode Islanders Joe Gardner (11-5-1, 1 KO) of Woonsocket and Providence's Alex Amparo (5-1, 3 KOs) in a six-round bout. Gardner handed Amparo his first career loss via unanimous decision in November and is coming off another impressive win over fellow Woonsocket native Reynaldo Rodriguez in March.
Boston's Maceo Crowder (2-0, 1 KO), the half-brother of former U.S. Olympian and Providence native Demetrius Andrade, will return from a three-year absence to face Harwich, Mass., veteran Paul Gonsalves (4-3, 3 KOs) in a four-round super middleweight bout; and welterweight Jon Smith (1-0) of Cranston, R.I., will battle newcomer Oscar Diaz of Hartford, Conn., in a four-round bout. Willimantic, Conn., light heavyweight Kevin Cobbs (7-1, 2 KOs); female flyweight Noemi Bosques (1-0-1) of Providence; Hyannis, Mass., heavyweight Jesse Barboza (5-1-1, 3 KOs) and Pawtucket, R.I., middleweight Thomas Falowo (9-1, 7 KOs) will also be on the undercard in separate bouts.