Collegiate Fight Night this weekend provides an interesting night for the sweet science between members of the armed forces.
Veterans Day will be celebrated in a unique way this Saturday night (7 p.m. ET) when the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA), in association with USA Boxing, presents an evening of amateur boxing, “Collegiate Fight Night”,
With 10 amateur matches being held at Maurer Auditorium in Winchester Town Hall (on Mt. Vernon St.).
The Cadets of the United States Military Academy at West Point are matched against a New England all-star caliber team comprised of boxers from the Coast Guard Academy (New London, CT), University of Massachusetts, University of Connecticut and Trinity College.
“COLLEGIATE FIGHT NIGHT”
(all 3 X 2 Rounds)
Luca Botis LoConte (18-7), Army West Point / Winchester, MA
Joseph Orosco (10-8), Trinity College / Pomona CA
Jack Ward (0-0), Army West Point / North Hampton, NH
Jesus Fequiere (0-0), UConn / Windsor, CT
Jordan Elliott (4-5), Army West Point / Camden, AZ
Marshall Rayburn (4-5), Coast Guard / New London, CT
Emmanuel Ahou (0-0), Army West Point / Newark, NJ
Luke Psoimas (0-1), Coast Guard / New London, CT
Kalen Khan (0-0), Army West Point / Bonne Terre, MO
Josh Bennett (1-1), UConn / Bridgeport, CT
Alex Lawrence (0-0), Army West Point / Carrollton, TX
Jacob Cohen (0-0), UMass / Northborough, MA
Moses Sun (5-3), Army West Point / Granite Falls, WA
Colin Johnson (4-3), Coast Guard / New London, CT
Kyle Taylor (1-0), Army West Point / Oro Valley, AZ
Aaron Schneider (1-2), Trinity College / Needham, MA
Chandon Hutchinson (0-0), Army West Point / Orange County, CA
Dante Gilbert (0-0), UConn / Stamford, CT
Isiah Ortiz (4-2), Army West Point / Stockton, CA
Christian Moura (2-4), UMass / Hollis, NH
(all matches & boxers subject to change)
Former renowned world champs “Irish” Micky Ward and Jose Antonio “El Gallo” Rivera (Worcester) will be in attendance this weekend as special guests.