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Aaron Williams Returns on Hartford, CT Card

Undefeated cruiserweight prospect, Aaron Williams (15-0, 11 KO’s), returns to the ring November 24th on “Pinnacle Fight Night: The Heat is On in Hartford” at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT. Williams is the chief support for CES stablemate, Matt “Too Smooth” Godfrey. Godfrey will be defending his NABF Cruiserweight Title against Jeremy Williams in the 12 round main event..

“Training has been going very well. I keep learning new things with Eddie (trainer, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad),” said Williams after a recent workout at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas. Williams has been sparring with Brazilian knock-out artist, Laudelino Jose Barrios (25-1, 23 KO’s).

In his last fight, October 6th, Williams stopped undefeated Ryan Carrol at 2:18 of round one.

“This will be Aaron’s sixth fight this year,” said co manager Albert Falcon. “He’s only 21 and it’s important to keep him busy. To that end, our promoter, Jimmy Burchfield and CES show their continued support and commitment,” Falcon said.

Williams, a nine-time national amateur champion, has been gunning for a showdown with undefeated cruiserweight Alfredo Escalera. “We were supposed to fight Escalera in August, but Escalera turned it down,” said co-manager, Patrick Doljanin. “If Escalera continues to hide, we’d like to fight Shawn Hawk or Gary Gomez next.”

Williams is trained by former WBA Light Heavyweight champion, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad. His conditioning coach is the highly regarded, Axel Murillo. Murillo is also the conditioning coach of WBC Light Heavyweight champion Chad Dawson.

Williams is managed by Albert Falcon and Patrick Doljanin. He is promoted by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment and Sports. You can visit their website at www.CESboxing.com

“Pinnacle FiteNite: The Heat’s On In Hartford,” promoted by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment, Inc. (CES), in association with Sports Entertainment & Media, Inc., will be taped live and aired at dates and times to be determined across the country on numerous Comcast regional stations and the American One Network, as well as internationally by KOTV. Pinnacle FiteNite is produced by 21 Lakes and distributed by Integrated Sports.

Tickets are priced at $35.00 (Bronze), $50.00 (VIP Silver), $100.00 (VIP Gold), and $150.00 (limited Jimmy’s Platinum Club). Group discounts are available. Discount tickets are available for members of the Connecticut police and fire departments, men and women active in the U.S. military, and students. VIP Presidential Tables (total of 10 tables, 8 per table) are available by calling CES at 401.724.2253/2254. Call CES at 401.724.2253/2254, the Connecticut Convention Center (860.249.6000), Manchester PAL (860.645.6261) and Connecticut Restoration (860.528.6800), or go on line at www.cesboxing.com, to order tickets or for more information. Doors will open at 5:30 PM/ET, first bout at 6:45 PM/ET.

Article posted on 06.11.2007



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