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Jimmy Burchfield Sr.

President & CEO

Jimmy Burchfield Sr. the president of Classic Entertainment & Sports.  Born and raised in Rhode Island, Jimmy is known as a promoter in boxing. He has served as a referee, cornerman, and an international boxing judge for world championship fights. As the President of his own company, he has promoted shows and fights around the world. CES is a multifaceted boxing operation based in Providence, Rhode Island. CES also specializes in the marketing and consulting of boxing.

Jimmy Burchfield is available for bookings for charitable engagements and fundraisers.  Contact us here if interested.

Jimmy Burchfield Jr.

Pat Sullivan

Michael Parente

Senior Director of Editorial Content

Michael Parente joined CES in November of 2008. A former sportswriter for The Woonsocket Call and Patriots Football Weekly, Michael spent five seasons covering the New England Patriots during their Super Bowl dynasty. In addition to his duties as CES publicist, Michael has handled graphic design, ticket sales and matchmaking duties for CES' boxing division. He matched both the Rich Gingras-Peter Manfredo Jr. and the Thomas Falowo-Chris Chatman bouts in 2013. Michael is also a freelance sports radio host and avid fitness enthusiast. 

Justin Madoff

Will Paul

Team Photographer

Email: [email protected]


Adam Palazio

Ring announcer




(401) 724-2253

(401) 347-7065

[email protected]

Adam Palazio joined CES in March of 2014. He is a veteran of the radio and media industry and a two-time nominated Radio Personality of the Year in the Providence market. In 2007, he founded the online media network, 990WBOB.com, and is the present-day CEO.   

Fred Blanck

Ronnie Papa

Event Coordination & Site Operations



Dr. Jeffrey Reed

Official Team Chiropractor

Dr. Jeffrey Reed has two locations:

North Scituate, R.I.(401)-934-0077

and Burrillville, R.I. (401)-567-0077



Denise Johnson

Event Coordination

Jake Aiken

Freelance Video and Photography


[email protected]

Dr. Steven Margles

Official Team CES Physician

Chief, Section of Hand Surgery, Emeritus

Lahey Clinic Medical Center

41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01850

Office:     (781) 744-8652