Archive for November 19th, 2013

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LINCOLN, R.I. (Nov. 19, 2013) –Moments after Peter Manfredo Jr. sat down for Tuesday’s press conference at Twin River Casino, a waitress brought him a dinner roll with several packs of butter, a ticking time bomb for a fighter trying to keep his weight on point several days before a weigh-in. “You must’ve had this sent to me, Rich!” joked Manfredo as he waved in the direction of his opponent, Rich Gingras, sitting at the opposite end of the table. Manfredo, Gingras, and former four-time world champion Jaime Clampitt — all of whom now either live or train in Rhode Island — gathered Tuesday for the final leg of their press tour as they wrap up training camp in preparation for “Pride & Power” on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, the finale of this year’s Twin River Fight Series presented by Read more […]

Andrade and Vera Scored Big Victories in Recent Weeks

Posted: 19th November 2013 by in News Story
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PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 19, 2013)—On the heels of a great run by Banner Promotions fighters, WBO Jr. welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov, WBO Jr. middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade and top middleweight contender Bryan Vera, the next wave of stars for Banner Promotions also scored big victories in recent weeks. On November 9th, newly signed light heavyweight Michael Seals of Atlanta, Georgia went to 17-0 and notched his 13th knockout when he stopped 56 fight veteran Steve Walker in the 1st round of their scheduled eight round bout in Norcross, Georgia. On November 13th, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, undefeated Jr. Middleweight Patrick Teixeira scored a 5th round stoppage over Alejandro Gustavo Falliga to capture the vacant WBO Jr. Middleweight title. Teixeira is now 21-0 with 18 Read more […]