CES Boxing wastes no time beginning 2023 as they are set to host a thrilling boxing card at the beautiful Mohegan Sun Casino on Saturday, January 21. The card is made up of 11 fantastic fights with some well-known New England names included.
When the action gets started at the beautiful Mohegan Sun Casino, fans should prepare to watch tons of New England talent. These fighters are working their way through the ranks of boxing and chasing a common goal; becoming World Champions. Many of them reside and/or train right here in New England. This card will be a great one to showcase local talent and Mohegan Sun is the perfect place for it. Can't go wrong being at Mohegan Sun on Saturday the 21st, watch the CES Boxing event LIVE and head then over to one of the sports bars to watch UFC 283: Teixeira vs. Hill. Danbury, CT's Glover Teixeira competes for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Many of the fighters on the card are great New England prospects. New England talent will certainly be showcased under the bright lights of CES at Mohegan Sun Casino, plus the card from top to bottom is one of the best local boxing cards we've seen.
Some fighters to take note of before Saturday night include:
Kevin Walsh - (6-0 - Brockton, MA)
Kevin takes on Christian Otero on Saturday night. Walsh is up-and-coming in his career and has yet to lose a fight. 4 of his 6 wins have come by stoppage due to KO/TKO. Walsh is a heavy hitter in the featherweight division and will seek to keep this early hot streak going in his first fight of 2023.
Irvin Gonzalez - (15-3 - Worcester, MA)
Irvin welcomes Danny Aguero, the professional boxer from the Dominican Republic to compete for the WBC Silver Featherweight title. This is a huge matchup with a lot on the line for both fighters. This fight brings a lot to the card and gives fans the opportunity to watch some experienced boxers battle it out for the WBC Silver Featherweight Belt. These two will definitely bring their best and put on awesome performances.
Mike Kimbel - (Boxing Debut - Waterbury, CT)
Mike Kimbel makes his first professional boxing walk this coming Saturday. Waterbury's own has been training under Head Coach Chad Dawson and plans to put on a show in front of his hometown crowd when he takes on Robert Banks. Kimbel has been preparing for this outing for quite some time after what many know him for, his MMA career. After fighting for promotions like Bellator and CES, Kimbel decided that boxing would be his next focus and here's why: