If you couldn’t get enough of the hit TV reality show “The Contender” then we have good news for you. The Contender champion Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora will be defending his Contender belt against rival Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo Jr., whom he last defeated in May. This highly anticipated rematch will take place in Mora’s hometown in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on Saturday, October 15th.
The undercard will feature the exciting match-ups of Alfonso “Superman” Gomez vs. Jeff “The Hell Raza” Fraza, Anthony Bonsante vs. Jesse Brinkley and more to be announced.
ESPN will air the event live at 11:00pm (EST).
Congratulations to Windsor’s Adam Trupish, who was recently honoured by Boxing Canada as National Team Captain of the Year. Adam and his teammates had a successful campaign at the Multi Nations Cup in England and are now preparing for the World Championships in China this November.
Another big congrats to Andre Gorges and Shelby Bialkowski of Border City Boxing Club for their Gold Medal performances at the Ringside World Championships this month. Below are pictures of the two champions with their belts!