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Weigh-In Results for Tonight’s Fights at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago

by on Jul.25, 2014, under Boxing News

Roberto Garcia to Face Breidis Prescott; Caleb Truax to ‘Pooh’ Ennis and Notre Dame’s Undefeated Light Heavyweight Mike Lee Returns Home to the Windy City

Scott, at left, and Garcia are fit and ready to rumble tonight!

Scott, at left, and Garcia are fit and ready to rumble tonight!

CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 – In tonight’s night’s 10-round welterweight main event at the UIC Pavilion, Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (35-3, 23 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas, takes on hard-hitting and dangerous Breidis “Khanqueror” Prescott (27-5, 20 KOs) of Miami, via Barranquilla, Colombia.

WBA #15, IBF #13, and WBO #11-rated Caleb “Golden” Truax (23-1-2, 14 KOs) of Osseo, Minnesota, goes against former USBA Junior Middleweight Champion Derek “Pooh” Ennis (24-4-1, 13 KOs) in the co-main event.

Chicago’s own Mike Lee (12-0, 7 KOs) opening the worldwide telecast by facing Paul Gonsalves (7-3, 3 KOs) of Hyannis, Massachusetts in a light heavyweight six-rounder.

Topping the un-televised portion of “Conquerors” will be a six-round welterweight duel between Chicago’s promising Alex Martin (5-0, 5 KOs) and Jackson, Michigan’s Alfred Hall (3-4-2, 2 KOs).

Also scheduled is a six-round light welterweight matchup between Chicago’s comebacking former Illinois State champ Jaime “Superfly” Sandoval (16-4-2, 12 KOs) and Ocala, Florida’s Aaron Steadman (10-5-1, 6 KOs); a six-round light welterweight battle between Aurora, Illnois’ 2013 Chicago Golden Gloves Champion and undefeated professional Eddie “The Barber” Ramirez (4-0, 3 KOs) and Monterrey, Mexico’s Alexis Del Bosque (4-1, 3 KOs); a four-round light welterweight scrap featuring Alsip, Illinois’ thus-far perfect Jose Felix Quesada (2-0, 2 KOs) and Whiting, Indiana’s popular Jose Romero (1-1); and a four-round welterweight match between Chicago’s own future champ Semajay Thomas (3-0, 3 KOs) and Davenport, Iowa’s Charon Lamour Spain (0-3-1).

Here are the weights for tonight’s show:

Weights from ‘Conquerors’ ESPN Friday Night Fights at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

 

Roberto Garcia 146 vs. Breidis Prescott 146.5

Caleb Truax 163 vs. Derek Ennis 160

Mike Lee 178 vs. Paul Gonsalves 176

Alex Martin 148 vs. Alfred Hall 143

Jaime Sandoval 146 vs. Aaron Steadman 146

Eddie Ramirez 139.5 vs. Alexis Del Bosque 138

Jose Felix Quesada 134.8 vs. Jose Romero 135

Semajay Thomas 144.5 vs. Charon Lamour Spain 146.2

Kristin Gearhart 139.5 vs. Ashleigh Curry 140

Promoters: Warriors Boxing, 8 Count Productions, Seconds Out Promotions and Marines Promotions

Venue: UIC Pavilion, Chicago

TV: ESPN Friday Night Fights

Tickets: Priced at VIP $151, VIP Ringside $101, Mezzanine $51 and General Admission $31 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000), the 8 Count Productions Offices: 312-622-7668 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office: 312-413-5740.More information available at 8CountProductions.com.

Starting out the night will be a women’s battle between Chicago’s Golden Gloves champ turned undefeated professional, Kristin Gearhart (3-0, 1 KO) and St. Joseph, Missouri veteran Ashleigh Curry (5-8-2, 1 KO).

Doors open at 6 pm and the action starts at 7 pm.

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About Warriors Boxing

Launched in 2003, Warriors Boxing operates under a simple philosophy-bring the best boxers in the world to fight fans, match them in competitive bouts, and in doing so help re-establish the sport of boxing for a new generation.

With a series of successful Pay-Per-View shows and packed houses to its credit, the Warriors business model is working wonders in a sport that was sorely in need of the innovation and energy that the company brings to the table.

When it comes down to it though, a promotional company is only as good as the fighters and fights it promotes. Warriors Boxing has delivered on all fronts, with outstanding bouts such as Lara-Molina, Cayo-Peterson, Abraham-Miranda I and II, Miranda-Pavlik, Miranda-Green, Ibragimov-Briggs, Ibragimov-Klitschko, Urango-Hatton, Urango-Bailey, Cayo-Maidana and Ibragimov-Holyfield.

For more information on Warriors Boxing, visit their website at www.WarriorsBoxing.com.

 

About 8 Count Productions

Founded in 1997 by Dominic Pesoli, 8 Count Productions is the Home Of The Best In Chicago Boxing. 8 Count Productions has consistently presented the highest-quality professional boxing events in greater Chicago and is the home of top-10, world-rated light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara.

For more information on 8 Count Productions, please visit 8CountProductions.com, Facebook.com/8CountWarriors, Twitter.com/8CountBoxing and Instagram.com/8CountBoxing.

 

About Seconds Out Promotions

When retired professional boxer Tony Grygelko found himself unable to stay out of the gym, he realized that his passion for the sport was something he couldn’t deny. At age 29, Grygelko formed Seconds Out Promotions.

By utilizing the vast boxing knowledge of world-class trainer Ron Lyke, Grygelko and Seconds Out Promotions found instant success.

Through determination, integrity and hard work, Seconds Out Promotions strives to become a leading fight promotional company in the world, by giving young fighters the ability to showcase their talents to a worldwide audience, along with offering our fans the highest quality programming available.

Seconds Out Promotions was created to bring the very best fights to all fans and participants worldwide. Seconds Out Promotions is committed to the recruitment and development of the best and brightest young fighters to help achieve our mission. Seconds Out Promotions continues to expand its web and television presence, and is establishing itself as one of the fastest-rising fight promotions in the world.

For more information on Seconds Out Promotions, visit their website at: www.SoBoxing.comor their Twitter: @soboxing.

 

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