Notre Dame Boxing Champion Mike Lee Hosts Outdoor Open Workout Monday, September 12th, 12 Noon at Chicago’s Wrigley Building
CHICAGO, IL, September 9, 2011 — Former Notre Dame Boxing Champion and current undefeated professional boxer Mike Lee will host a public outdoor open workout in front of the Wrigley Building, 400 N. Michigan Ave., on Monday, September 12th at 12 Noon.
With a boxing ring set up in the beautiful Gold Coast setting alongside Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and overlooking the Chicago River outside the world renowned Wrigley Building, sports fans are invited to watch Lee in a full training session as he finalizes preparations for FIGHT LIKE A CHAMPION, the first ever professional boxing event at Notre Dame, set for Friday, September 16th in the Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center (basketball arena).
The 24-year old Lee, a native of Wheaton, will be joined in the open workout by his legendary trainer Ronnie Shields.
Presented by Top Rank Incorporated and The Mike Lee Foundation, all profits from FIGHT LIKE A CHAMPION will be donated to two Notre Dame Charities, the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation and the Robinson Community Learning Center in South Bend.
Lee graduated from Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business in 2009 with a Finance Degree. While at Notre Dame he won the school’s Bengal Bouts Boxing Tournament three years in a row and was a Chicago Golden Gloves Champion in 2009.
Sporting a professional record of 6-0 with four knockouts, Lee has drawn huge crowds of Notre Dame Alums and supporters across the country for his bouts.
Tickets, priced at $50, $30 and $15 General Admission for students, for the FIGHT LIKE A CHAMPION professional boxing card may be purchased through the Notre Dame Athletics Ticket Office by calling 574-631-7356 or www.und.com/tickets. Floor Seating for $150 is available by calling the Mike Lee Foundation at 630-400-6380.
More information on this action packed evening of professional boxing will be announced shortly.
More information on Mike Lee can be viewed at his website, www.MikeLeeBoxing.com. He can also be followed on Twitter at @MikeLeeBoxer and Facebook at Mike Lee (Boxer).
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