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Showtime Analysts Paulie Malignaggi and Al Bernstein Join Chicago’s Ray Flores on CBS Network Nationally Televised ‘Dome at the Ballpark’ in Rosemont!

by on Aug.31, 2017, under Boxing News

Friday, September 15, 2017

“The Dome at the Ballpark”

Rosemont, Illinois

Mike Lee (photo courtesy of Felix Sanchez/Top Rank)

Mike Lee (photo courtesy of Felix Sanchez/Top Rank)

CHICAGO, August 30, 2017 —  Fresh from calling the Floyd Mayweather – Conor McGregor Mega-Event for SHOWTIME PPV, award winning commentators PAULIE MALIGNAGGI and AL BERNSTEIN will head to Chicago to call the action on CBS Sports Network (10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT) for ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” on Friday, September 15, 2017, at “The Dome at the Ballpark” in Rosemont, IL.

ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” is headlined by the 10-round main event featuring undefeated and world ranked MIKE LEE, (19-0, 10 KO’s), of Chicago, IL, defending his IBF-USBA Light Heavyweight Title against ANTHONY “The Quiet Storm” QUATTROCCHI, (10-1-1, 5 KO’s), of Follansbee, West Virginia.

Joining Malignaggi and Bernstein on the call will be Chicago’s own nationally known voice of boxing, RAY FLORES.

Malignaggi is a two-time world boxing champion and winner of the 2013 Sam Taub Award for Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism presented by the Boxing Writers Association of America.

“I’m looking forward to once again being in Chicago and monitoring the progress of the bright and talented Mike Lee as he goes for ‘20-0,” said Malignaggi. “Watching his progress through hard work and dedication has been a joy and I look forward to seeing and calling the next part of his journey on September 15.”

Considered one of the premier boxing analysts in the world, Chicago native Bernstein was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2012.

“I am so delighted to be on the broadcast team for ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” on September 15,” said Bernstein. “It’s a great card headed up by Mike Lee’s quest to get to 20-0. The card is filled with excellent fights and I love having a chance to return to my hometown and call some boxing. I hope to get to see and meet a lot of Chicago area boxing fans there.”

The nationally known and acclaimed Flores has been the ring announcer and commentator for hundreds of world class boxing events across the country over the last ten years

Said Flores, “I look forward to being on the call when Mike Lee goes for ‘20-0.’ Mike’s a consummate professional who carries himself with class inside and outside the ring. Chicago is a great fight city which is known for producing all action fighters and Mike Lee will no doubt entertain the fans as he always does on September 15th.”

Co-featured on September 15, middleweight contenders VITALY KOPYLENKO, (26-1-0, 14 KO’s), of Oxnard, California via Vasylkiv, Ukraine, and TRAVIS SCOTT, (19-3, 5 KO’s) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will clash in a scheduled eight round bout

Presented by HITZ BOXING and ROUND 3 PRODUCTIONS, remaining tickets starting at $40 can be purchased through www.HitzBoxing.com .

‘The Dome at the Ballpark’ is located at 27 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont, IL 60018 — on Bryn Mawr Avenue, one mile west of River Road in Rosemont. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. CT with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. CT. Free parking is available onsite.

Additional information on the undercard will be announced shortly.

 

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