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Boxing Quotes: Joey Spina

“It wasn’t personal before; it was business but now it’s personal. I asked for this fight because I hadn’t made serious money like The Contenders. There’s been a lot of trash talking and it’s come to this. He and his father have disrespected me and my coach (Eddie Mustapha Muhammad). I’m coming to fight; I’m coming for him. I’m going to knock him out.
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That’s what I do. I want to thank my promoter (CES), manager (Warehouse Boxing) and the best trainer in boxing for getting me in this position and this kind of shape. Peter, I’m coming for you.”

(Joey “KO Kid” Spina (19-0-1, 14 KOs) “headlines against cross-town rival The Pride of Providence” Peter Manfredo, Jr. (25-3, 11 KOs) in Saturday night’s “The Contender Special – Put Up or Shut Up,” promoted by the Tournament of Contenders in association with Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence.

The show will be televised on ESPN2 from 10:30PM – 12:30 AM/ET on a tape-delayed basis with the main event beginning LIVE at 9:00 PM/ET.

Tickets priced at $57.00, $152.00, and $302.00 (ringside) are on sale through www.Ticketmaster.com, all local Ticketmaster outlets or by calling Ticketmaster direct at (401) 331-2211 or (617) 931-2000. Tickets are also available through CES Boxing at (401) 724-2253, www.cesboxing.com and the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Box Office. For more information visit
www.tournamentofcontenders.com, www.cesboxing.com, or www.dunkindonutscenter.com.)

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