As he continues to get back to his future in professional boxing, Peter Manfredo Jr. must first revisit his past, reliving his days as a fan-favorite on the hit reality television series The Contender.
With Joey Spina unable to fight due to an injury, thus squashing a rematch between two of Rhode Island's most beloved fighters, Manfredo Jr. (38-7, 20 KOs) will now face fellow Contender alum Walter Wright (14-3, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event of "Unfinished Business" Friday, March 15th, 2013 at the Twin River Event Center, presented by Jimmy Burchfield's Classic Entertainment & Sports.
"I like Walter from The Contender Season 2, and I'm also glad he's stepping up on just two weeks' notice," said Manfredo Jr., who rose to fame in 2005 when he reached the finals of the show's inaugural season. "That's why he's a true contender.
"I was training and preparing for Joey Spina, so now I have to get mentally ready for a who...