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U.S. Cellular Field Serves Up Home Runs as Fonfara KO’s Campillo, Granados Stops Salser and Szpilka Stops Mollo!

by on Aug.16, 2013, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon

Photos by Tom Barnes and Greg Rodil

 

An exultant Andrzej Fonfara raises his fists in victory (Tom Barnes photo)

An exultant Andrzej Fonfara raises his fists in victory (Tom Barnes photo)

CHICAGO, August 16, 2013 – It was fitting retribution.  The International Boxing Organization said they’d strip him of their title  for tonight’s unsanctioned fight and the International Boxing Federation jumped in, christening it as an eliminator for their crown.  Then, Andrzej Fonfara went out and bludgeoned Gabriel Campillo inside eight rounds before an estimated 15,000 at U.S. Cellular Field.  So much for politics.

A native of Warsaw, Poland residing in Chicago, Fonfara (173 lbs., 24-2 and 14 knockouts) sets a pattern in the first round. He’s throwing hard, hurtful and straight blows at Campillo (175 lbs., 22-6-, 9 knockouts) a wily contender hailing from Madrid, Spain, who fires back in spots.

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Media Photo Op for ‘THE BIG FIGHT 2′ Held at Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago

by on Aug.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Photo by Tom Barnes

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Boxers featured in this Friday’s ‘The Big Fight 2′ at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago gathered for a photo op at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago. From left to right: Mike Mollo, Andrzej Fonfara, Adrian Grenados, Kristen Gearhart, Mark Salser, Gabriel Campillo, Artur Szpilka

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Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo Now IBF World Title Eliminator

by on Aug.06, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Headlines Friday, August 16, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field/Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, August 6, 2013 — The highly anticipated light heavyweight clash between “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara and former world champion Gabriel “El Chico Guapo” Campillo set for Friday, August 16 has now been declared an International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Title Eliminator. The winner will be ranked #1 by the sanctioning body.

The Fonfara/Campillo 12-round clash headlines “THE BIG FIGHT 2, ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS AT U.S. CELLULAR FIELD,” the first outdoor professional boxing card in over fifty years in the Windy City. (continue reading…)

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Boxers Turn Heads in Downtown Chicago at ‘Miracle Mile’ Open Workouts

by on Jul.31, 2013, under Boxing News

All photos Tom Barnes/Tomba-Images

 

Andrzej Fonfara, at left, trains in downtown Chicago in preparation for his August 16th bout against Gabriel Campillo

Andrzej Fonfara, at left, trains in downtown Chicago in preparation for his August 16th bout against Gabriel Campillo

 CHICAGO, July 31, 2013 — Yesterday morning at Chicago’s world-renowned, Magnificent Mile, an open workout was held for many of the fighters appearing on the “BIG FIGHT 2”, ESPN Friday Night Fights boxing event at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday, August 16.

 With a huge crowd of 7:00 am morning rush-hour commuters watching intently, numerous local fan favorites went through their morning training routines in a boxing ring set up on the northeast corner of Lake Street and Michigan Avenue. (continue reading…)

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Fonfara, Local Boxers to Train in Boxing Ring on Michigan Avenue This Tuesday, July 30th!

by on Jul.26, 2013, under Boxing News

 ’Magnificent Mile’ Public Workouts anticipate upcoming ‘The Big Fight 2′ ESPN Friday Night Fights at U.S. Cellular Field

 

Workouts kick-off on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7 am CT Start

205-225 North Michigan Avenue Plaza, Chicago, IL

 

Andrzej Fonfara, seen here shadow boxing as trainer Sam Colonna looks on (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Andrzej Fonfara shadow boxing as trainer Sam Colonna looks on (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

 

CHICAGO — This upcoming Tuesday morning, JULY 30, professional boxers who will be appearing on the sensational “BIG FIGHT 2″, ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS AT U.S. CELLULAR FIELD card will hold public workouts on the world renowned “Magnificent Mile” on Michigan Avenue.

Amid the hustle of rush-hour commuters, starting at 7:00 a.m. CT, numerous local fan favorites will go through their intense daily training sessions in a boxing ring set up in the 205-225 North Michigan Avenue Plaza on the northeast corner of Lake Street and Michigan Avenue. (continue reading…)

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