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SHOT OF THE DAY: David Diaz & Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews

by on Jan.22, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

David Diaz (L) with Jonathan Toews/Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

David Diaz (L) with Jonathan Toews/Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

CHICAGO, IL, January 21, 2011 — Former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz took a break from training earlier this week to contribute his time to the “Campbell For Kids” 2011 Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament hosted by Brian Campbell of the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.

While at the charity event, Diaz spent time with numerous members of the Blackhawks and received best wishes from Captain and NHL All-Star Jonathan Toews. (continue reading…)

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David Diaz and Andrzej Fonfara Hold Open Media Workout for Windy City Fight Night 15 on Tuesday, January 18th at Noon

by on Jan.14, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

012811chi1JAIME HERRERA, RAMIRO CARRILLO, GENARO MENDEZ, ANTON NOVIKOV AND ASLANBEK KOZAEV ALSO FEATURED AT CHICAGO’S JABB GYM

CHICAGO, IL, January 14, 2010 — In anticipation of their appearances at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 15 on Friday, January 28th, 8 Count Productions will host an open media workout at JABB Boxing Gym for media and fans showcasing former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz, light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara, undefeated welterweight prospect Jaime Herrera, and junior welterweight prospects Ramiro Carrillo and Genaro Mendez along with undefeated Russian prospects Anton Novikov and Aslanbek Kozaev. 

In the ten round main event at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 15, Diaz, 35-3-1 (17KO’s) will face Denver’s upset minded Robert Frankel, 27-9-1 (4KO’s). (continue reading…)

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David Diaz vs. Robert Frankel Headlines in Chicago on Friday, January 28th

by on Dec.28, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, December 28, 2010 — Former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz will battle Denver based spoiler Robert ‘Red Hot’ Frankel on Friday, January 28th in the ten round main event at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 15, a sensational evening of professional boxing hosted by Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

A longtime Chicagoland fan favorite, Diaz, 35-3-1 (17KO’s), heads back home where many of his biggest victories have come since turning professional. In his last area bout on September 26, 2009, Diaz battered former world champion Jesus Chavez enroute to a ten round decision in front of a huge crowd at the UIC Pavilion. (continue reading…)

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Ticket Alert: David Diaz Returns at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion on Friday, January 28th

by on Dec.22, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

012811chiWindy City Fight Night 15 Also Features Fonfara, Molina, Herrera, Esho, Mendez, Carrillo, Kozaev and Novikov

CHICAGO, IL, December 21, 2010 — Chicago’s WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT professional boxing series kicks off the New Year with a bang in its 15th installment as former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz returns to battle in the main event on Friday, January 28th at the UIC Pavilion.

Presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, advance tickets starting at $31 are available through the 8 Count Productions office (312-226-5800), Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) and the UIC Pavilion box office (312-413-5740). (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Pacquiao Destroys Clottey, Soto Wins War with Diaz, and Undercard

by on Mar.14, 2010, under Press Releases

pacquiao_clottey20100313_004aARLINGTON, TEXAS, March 13, 2010 – Seven-time world champion and “Fighter of the Decade” Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (R) wins a 12-round unanimous decision against Joshua Clottey on Saturday, March 13, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington,Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

pacquiao_clottey20100313_003aARLINGTON, TEXAS, March 13, 2010 – Seven-time world champion and “Fighter of the Decade” Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao wins a 12-round unanimous decision against Joshua Clottey on Saturday, March 13, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010 (continue reading…)

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