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Hyannis, Massachusetts [August 7, 2015] – This Saturday, August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC), Hyannis’ Jesse Barboza (9-1-1, 5 KO’s) and Pennsylvania’s Jesse Oltmanns (10-5, 7 KO’s) will compete for the Northeast Heavyweight Championship. Also on the card, Harwich’s Paul Gonsalves (7-7-1, 3 KO’s) are scheduled to face off in an eight-round light heavyweight fight against Mexico’s Rafael Valenzuela (8-5, 1 KO), and Pembroke’s Vinnie Carita (9-1-1, 9 KO’s) takes on Jose Humberto Corral (18-18, 12 KO’s) and two additional four-round fights on the undercard.

Earlier today, the weigh-ins for the event were held at Trader Ed’s in Hyannis. Weigh-ins were highlighted by a brief scuffle between Barboza and Oltmanns on the scale. Both title challengers were nose to nose and shoves were exchanged before officials quickly separated them.

The weights from Hyannis (card subject to change):

NORTHEAST HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE – Jesse Barboza (248.0) vs. Jesse Otlmanns (216.5)

CRUISERWEIGHTS – Vinnie Carita (189.5) vs. Jose Humberto Corral (195.0)

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS – Paul Gonsalves (177.0) vs. Rafael Valenzuela (179.0)

MIDDLEWEIGHTS – Tolan Tascoe (156.0) vs. Lionel Young (157.0)

WELTERWEIGHTS – Malik Jackson (147.0) vs. Oscar Diaz (147.5)

The August 8, 2015 event will be presented by Boston Boxing Promotions. It will be the first professional boxing event held in Hyannis since 2006. General admission tickets are $40 and are on sale now at www.CapeCodBoxing.com. Tickets will also be on sale at the door.

Boston Boxing Promotions is dedicated to the resurgence of professional boxing at the regional level, particularly in the New England area. To learn more about the promotion, you can follow them on Twitter @BostonProBoxing, join the promotion’s official Facebook page “Boston Boxing Promotions,” and visit the promotion’s websitewww.BostonBoxingPromotions.com.