Jason Estrada takes on James Northey In Co-Feature, Mesi-Miller Headlines "Clash Of The Titans"
PROVIDENCE (October 4, 2007) – 2004 U.S. Olympian Jason “Big Six” Estrada takes on dangerous heavyweight opponent James Northey in the eight-round co-feature on October 12 in “Clash Of The Titans,” promoted by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports, Inc., at Twin River Events Center in Lincoln, Rhode Island.
Article posted on 04.10.2007
In the 10-round main event, Buffalo’s undefeated “Baby” Joe Mesi has dedicated his CES debut to injured Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett against upset-minded Shannon Miller for the vacant WBC USNBC heavyweight title.
“Clash of the Titans,” part of “The Budweiser Night at the Fights” series at Twin River, will be taped live and air Saturday night, October 13 starting at 9:30 PM/ET on by CN8, The Comcast Network as well as Cox Sports Television.
Estrada (9-1, 1 KO), the Providence native now rated No. 14 in the NABO, faces his toughest test as a pro in Northey (11-1, 8 KOs), the former NABC and NABC Americas heavyweight champion.
Mesi (35-0, 28 KOs), the former WBC No. 1 contender and NABF heavyweight champion, continues his comeback versus veteran Miller (15-3, 9 KOs), fighting out of Troy, New York.
“This is truly a ‘Clash of the Titans’ with these two heavyweight fights,” CES president Jimmy Burchfield said. “Boxing fans love to watch the big boys fight. We have 35-0 Joe Mesi, who plans on being right in the world heavyweight title mix in 2008, fighting a very, very tough opponent in Miller. Estrada was one of the best amateurs in U.S. history and he’s on a mission to prove that he’s going to be an even better pro than amateur. Fans could be a watching two future world heavyweight champions on October 12th, Joe Mesi and Jason Estrada.
“Supporting the main event and co-feature is four-time woman’s world champion Jaime Clampitt, unbeaten super featherweight prospect Matt Remillard, the former WBC Youth champion, and three other young, undefeated fighters – Angel Camacho, Jr., Manny Lopes and Rich Gingras. It’s a knockout card from top to bottom.”
Reigning IWBF light welterweight and lightweight champion Jaime “The Hurricane” Clampitt (18-4-1) and Jackie Kallen-managed Matt “Sharp Shooter” Remillard (11-0, 7 KOs), who has been inactive for more than a year due to hand surgery, are slated to be in the chief supporting, six-round bouts. Clampitt faces an opponentsto be determined and Remillard is matched against Donnell Logan (9-12-, 4 KOs).
Also on the undercard in separate four-round fights are Rhode Island super middleweight Angel Camacho, Jr. (7-0, 4 KOs) vs. TBA, Brockton (MA) light heavyweight Manuel Antonio Lopes (3-0, 1 KO) faces Zeferino Albino (2-1, 1 KO), and New Hampshire cruiserweight Rich Gingras (3-0, 3 KOs), the 2006 Ringside World heavyweight champion as an amateur, meets upset specialist Gary Lavender (3-8, 3 KOs). All boxers and bouts are subject to change.
Tickets for “Clash of the Titans” are priced at $40.00, $45.00, (Bronze), $65.00 (Silver), $100.00 (Gold) and $150.00 (Jimmy’s Platinum Club) and may be purchased by calling CES (401.724.2253/2254), going on line at www.cesboxing.com or www.twinriver.com, at the Twin River Event Center (100 Twin River Road, Lincoln, RI), or any TicketMaster location. Contact CES (401.724.2253/2254/www.cesboxing.com) or Twin River Events Center (877.82.RIVER/ www.twinriver.com) for more information. Doors open at 6 PM/ET, first bout at 7 PM/ET.
(Twin River has waived its 18+ rule for “Class of the Titans.” Anybody under the age of 18 must be accompanied at all times by an adult and they must enter through the West entrance.
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