(JULY 20) QUINCY, Mass.
–Former New England. welterweight champion Derek Silveira Is
trying to make up for lost time, 3 ½ years of ring inactivity
from thesummer of 2013 until this past April, as he prepares to
headline the August 5th“Fight Night at the Bay” card, presented
by Granite Chin Promotions, at Marina Bay Sportplex in Quincy,
Silveira (12-1, 6 KOs), fighting out of Salem (MA), will face
former world title challenger Michael “Cold Blood” Clark
(44-16-1, 18 KOs) in the eight-round main event.
Lopes vs. Garland: Many of
NE’s other best and most popular professional boxers will be in
action Aug. 5.The eight-round fight between three-time world
title challenger, welterweight Aleksandra Lopes (17-4-2, 1 KO),
of Marshfield (MA), and former world super lightweight champion
Lisa Garland (15-7-1, 8 KOs) has been elevated to co-feature
because of its potential world title fight implications for the
Other boxing action: Quincy fighter Chris
Traietti (23-4, 19 KOs) faces Nick Lavin (4-5, 4 KOs), of
Shelton (CT) for the vacant New England cruiserweight title in
an eight-round bout. Traiettiis also the co-promoter of “Fight
Night at the Bay”, in addition to being a former World Boxing
Council (WBC) United States cruiserweight titlist, college
graduate and Iraq War veteran.
Fighting on the undercard in six-round boutsare Dorchester (MA)
welterweight Gabriel Duluc (11-2, 2 KOs) vs. Norwalk’s (CT)
Shaka Moore (12-23-3, 2 KOs), Quincy’s undefeated U.S. Marine
veteranBrandon Montella (7-0, 6 KOs) vs. Florida light
heavyweight “Money” Mike Sawyer (7-8, 5 KOs), and Ireland-native
and Quincy junior middleweight Paddy Irwin (3-0, 2 KOs) vs.
Philly’s Demetrius Thomas (0-4).Holbrook, MA welterweight Mike
O’Han, Jr. (1-0) takes on Dorchester’s (MA) Daniel Amaro (0-2-1)
in a four-round match.
All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Tickets, priced at$60.00 (ringside), $50.00 (general admission)
and $40.00 (standing room), are on sale and available to
purchase at www.ticketriver.com.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m., first bout 7:30 p.m. ET.
Tufankjian Auto Group and Tobin Scientific are major event
sponsors; additional sponsors include The Chantey, Jack Campbell
Electric and Hancock Tavern.