"NEW ENGLAND EXPLOSION" WEIGHTS FROM SPRINGFIELD, MASS
Fri, 13 Dec 2019
LIVE FRIDAY, DEC. 13, ON NESN FROM MASSMUTUAL CENTER IN SPRINGFIELD, MA
SPONSORED BY MGM SPRINGFIELD
SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (December 12, 2019) --- The official weigh in for tomorrow night's "New England Explosion" was held today at MGM Springfield in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Below find fighters' weights, pictures and additional information:
MAIN EVENT - CRUISERWEIGHTS - 8 ROUNDS*
(L) RICHIE "POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN" RIVERA (15-0, 12 KOs), Hartford, CT 191.5 lbs.
(R) "MIGHTY" JOE JONES (11-1, 8 KOs), Leesburg, VA 197 lbs.
CO-MAIN EVENT - SUPER LIGHTWEIGHTS - 8 ROUNDS*
(L) "ACTION" ANTHONY LAUREANO (12-0, 4 KOs), E. Hartford, CT 141.5 lbs.
(R) ANGEL 'AZTEC WARRIOR" HERNANDEZ (17-14-2, 11 KOs), McAllen, TX 144.5 lbs.
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHTS - 8 ROUNDS*
(L) OMAR "THE BEAST" BORDOY (9-1, 3 KOs), Danbury, CT 141.5 lbs.
(R) DIEUMERCI "ELEPHANT" NZAU (11-10, 8 KOs), Silver Spring, MD 142.5 lbs.
WELTERWEIGHTS - 6 ROUNDS
DERRICK "BAD BOY" WHITLEY II (6-1-1), Springfield, MA 148 lbs.
JERMAINE CORLEY (3-8, 1 KO), Mt. Vernon, NY 148 lbs.
WELTERWEIGHTS - 6 ROUNDS
JEFFREY "REAL STEEL" TORRES (5-0, 4 KOs), Hartford, CT 147.5 lbs.
ANTONIO FERNANDEZ (9-39-4, 3 KOs), Brockton, MA 150.5 lbs.
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS - 4 ROUNDS
ANGEL THE BLACK RICAN" VAZQUEZ (0-1), Springfield, MA 175.5 lbs.
LEANDRO SILVA (1-3), Woburn, MA 177.5 lbs.
*denotes live on NESN
ANNOUNCERS: Blow-by-blow Jahmai Webster and color commentator, former IBO World Champion "Dangerous" Dana Rosenblatt (37-1-2, 23 KOs), of Malden, MA.
TICKETS: Start at $40.00 (excludes facility fees and convenience charges) and are on sale HERE and the MassMutual Center Box Office.
OTHER: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. ET, first bout at 7:30 p.m. ET and the NESN broadcast commences at 9 p.m. ET.
WATCH LIVE ON NESN
NESN Star Boxing Night's, "New England Explosion" sponsored by MGM Springfield will air live for the first time on New England Sports Network (NESN), starting at 9PM ET / 6PM PT. The home of the Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox, NESN is available nationally on a sports subscription basis. NESN is the only way to watch Star Boxing's "New England Explosion" in the New England area (except Fairfield County, CT.)
WATCH ON FITE.TV PPV
For those outside of the NESN regional footprint, you can catch the action via FITE.TV. FITE, the world leader in the digital distribution of combat sports will stream the event live on the www.FITE.TV website, FITE mobile apps for iOS, Android, and the FITE channels of Amazon Fire, Android, Apple TV, and Roku on a PPV basis. The FITE PPV will stream the "New England Explosion," and be available for just $14.99. Pre-order "New England Explosion" HERE.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. ET, first bout at 7:30 p.m. ET and the NESN broadcast commences at 9 p.m. ET.
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