“LAST MAN STANDING” MAIN CHANGED!
Mashantucket, CT– On Saturday night Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc. (CES), and Foxwoods Resort Casino located in Mashantucket, CT offer a boxing card dubbed “Last Man Standing“ with a main event featuring highly touted Joey Spina of Providence, RI (25-1-2, 17 KOs) facing Antwon Echols from Davenport, IA (32-14-4, 28 KOs) who is 3-9-4 since a 2003 fight with Anthony Mundine. A former contender at 160, this scrap will at the 168 lb. super middleweight limit.
“JIMMY’S B’S” DRAWING CARD LOOKS TO FILL FOX
Spina, will be returning the Fox Theater for the first time since his biggest victory to date, a 2006 win over former Contender TV star Jesse Brinkley. Spina was way behind when he stopped Brinkley with a vicious body shot in the 11th. Local hero Spina, last fought to a ten round draw in October against former world champion Lou Del Valle, and holds a win against former world titleholder Carl Daniels.
UNDERCARD IS LOCAL AND OF BOTH SEXES
New England super middleweight champion Vladine Biosse (8-0, 4 KOs), a Providence, RI fighter will co-feature against upset minded Ariel Espinal (8-15-3, 4 KOs) in a six round non title fight. The supporting bouts will all be four rounders begining with David Bauza (5-0, 3 KOs), of Hartford, CT vs. Chris Overbey of Sydney, OH (9-13, 2 KOs) ; New Haven, CT’s Edwin Soto (4-0-1, 2 KOs) vs. Trenton Titsworth (3-9-1, 2 KOs) of Omaha, NE ; Stamford, CT native Ahmad Mickens (1-0) against an opponent yet to be named ; Karen Dulin (1-6, 0 KOs), a female super bantamweight (122) from nearby Mystic, CT vs. Katrina De La Cruz (0-4-1) ; New Haven, CT fighter Greg McCoy (1-1-1) vs. Reynaldo Rodriguez (5-1, 2 KOs), out of Woonsocket, RI ; Joseph Perez of Hartford, CT (4-0, 1 KO) vs. Ernest Butts III (0-1) of Georgia ; Byfield, MA featherweight (126) Derek Silveira (2-0, 1 KO) vs. Phillip Bernette (0-1); and from New Haven, CT Luis Rosa (3-0, 2 KOs) against an opponent yet to be named. All fights and fighters are subject to change.
LOTS OF TIX ALWAYS AT FOXWOODS!
Tickets, priced from $40.00 to $100.00, are available to purchase by calling CES (401-724-2253/2254) or Foxwoods (800-200-2882), going online at www.CesBoxing.com or
www.Foxwoods.com, or in person at casino’s box office.
Edwin “Ace” Ayala