Name: Jimmy Burchfield
Birth Name: James Burchfield
Hometown: North Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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- Jimmy Burchfield Sr. is the president of Classic Entertainment and Sports. Born and raised in Rhode Island, Jimmy became known as the hardest working promoter in boxing. He served as a referee, cornerman, and an international boxing judge for world championship fights. As President of his own company, he promoted countless shows and fights around the world. CES is a multi-faceted boxing operation based in Providence, Rhode Island. As one of the leading boxing promotion companies in the world, CES also specializes in the marketing and consulting of world-class boxing.
- Burchfield raised over two million dollars for various charities in his lifetime. The best known is the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis.
- In 2008, Burchfield received the Italo-American Club's 'man of the year' award for the Providence Rhode Island chapter, for his humanitarian work on behalf of the community.