Summer Heat 2023 Weights and Quotes from Uncasville, CT

UNCASVILLE, CT – Summer Heat 2023 nearly boiled over today after all of the fighters successfully made weight at Mohegan Sun Arena. Only a handful of tickets are left for a massive August 12th double header featuring Chordale “The Gift” Booker’s first defense of his WBC US Super Welterweight title against Nicolas Hernandez as well as the return of 4 time, 2 division champion Jaime “The Hurricane” Clampitt at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Tickets can be purchased online at, Ticketmaster or at the Mohegan Sun box office. The event will be streamed live at beginning at 7pm EST for those watching at home. In addition to 8 professional bouts, fans will be treated to the “Jimmy Burchfield Classic Invitational,” a USA sanctioned amateur showcase beginning at 4:30pm EST. Weights from Uncasville, Connecticut:
• Chordale Booker 153 vs. Nicolas Hernandez 154; Super Welterweights Chordale Booker: “I’m defending my belt. I’m going to do the same thing I did in my last fight: I’m going to finish him. Tomorrow when I defend my belt, it’s going to be worse than what I did when I won it. He’s going to pay for every mistake. I’m ready to beat his ass right now!” Nicolas Hernandez: “I’m here for one job – to fight and to win. It’s not about what I do better than him or what he does better. We’re going to trade punches and either he’s going to finish me or I’m going to finish him.” • Jaime Clampitt 131 vs. Josefina Vega 132.5; Lightweights Jaime Clampitt: “I trained extremely hard for this. I think this has been my hardest training camp yet and I’m here to win. This means the world to me. I’ve been doing this for a long time, and I finally feel like I’m getting the fights I need and the recognition.” Josefina Vega: “I’m going to show that us women can fight. I’m well prepared and ready for this bout and I’m here to put on a great show. I’m going to leave my heart and soul in the ring – that’s what I prepared for.” • Alejandro Paulino 131.5 vs. Julian Aristule 135; Lightweights Alejandro Paulino: “Camp is always great. We train hard for everyone, so I’m more than ready for tomorrow night. We’re going to put on a great show. I have power in both hands, so he better watch out!” Julian Aristule: “I’m going to box to victory tomorrow. We can box or we can brawl, but I came all the way from Argentina for this, and my punch variety will be the difference.”

Other weights:

• Wilson Mascarenhas 142 vs. Anthony Mora 138; Super Lightweights
• Anthony Velasquez 162 vs. Mario Bustos 172; Middleweights
• Mike Kimbel 141.5 vs. Stephen Davis 140.5; Super Lightweights
• Jeffrey Gonzalez 147.5 vs. Joe Wilson Jr. 140.2; Welterweights
• Slawomir Bohdziewicz 201 vs. Gabriel Costa 201; Cruiserweights

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