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Pires Back on Track After “Mayflower Madness”

By: Ethan Doutney -- March 6th, Memorial Hall, Plymouth, Massachusetts: Jimmy Burchfield’s CES Boxing “Mayflower Madness” main event welterweight Jason “School Boy” Pires, 22-3, 9 Ko’s scored his second victory since his 2003 loss to Rocky Juarez then undefeated 14-0. The “School Boy” looked impressive using his quickness and solid skill base tilting a unanimous decision 80-72, 80-72, 80-71 over rugged Louie Leija, 21-10-1, 15 KOs..

Pires now thirty four was an alternate on the 1996 US Olympic Team and is employed as a police officer. “The School Boy” beat Frank Houghtaling this past November starting his trek back to the top with his only other loses coming to Arthur Johnson and Oscar Leon. Beating Leija a veteran of thirty two fights and has battled the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr, Ben Tackie, and Derrick Gainer should put Pires back on track.

On the undercard Atlanta’s welterweight Paul ‘The Truth” Delgado, 20-8-1, 4Ko’s won a 60-54, 58-56, 57-57 majority decision over awkward Canadian southpaw Sebastian Hamel, 10-17-1, 1Ko.
In super middleweight action Brockton, Massachusetts Manuel “Manny” Lopes, 5-0-1, 1Ko won a unanimous decision over a clinging Eric Clinton, 0-5-1, 40-35, 38-37, 38-37.

After a two tear sabbatical Stoughton, Massachusetts light heavyweight Mical Weisberg 2-0, 1Ko held it together long enough to win a 39-37, 39-37, 38-38 majority decision over South Caronina’s Pete Guthy 1-6-2. 0Ko’s.

Providence, Rhode Island’s light middleweight Kali Reis remained undefeated 2-0, 1Ko as a pro winning a unanimous decision 39-37 times three over amateur nemesis Alexsandra Magdziak Lopes making her pro debut.

In Super middleweight action Clinton, Massachusetts, Andrey Nevsky, 6-0, 3Ko’s dominated Nebraska’s William Deets, 2-10, 1Ko dropping him twice enroute to a 40-34 shutout beating.

Article posted on 07.03.2009



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