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Donovan ‘Da Bomb’ George Runs Strong in Chicago Charity Event

by on Apr.12, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

George in Training for SHOWTIME Debut as Part of THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS on April 30

“]Donovan George [Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions]

Donovan George [Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

CHICAGO, IL, April 12, 2010 — Super middleweight Donovan ‘DA BOMB’ George joined thousands of Chicagoans early on Saturday morning, April 10th, in the WRIGLEY START EARLY RUN in Grant Park to raise money for Voices for Illinois Children and Prevent Child Abuse America.

Taking part in the 10K race, the 25 year old George finished with a time of 50:34 for a pace of 8:10 per mile.

“It was a beautiful day, a terrific race and I’m proud to help out with these two most worthy charities,” said George.

George is training in Chicago for his first bout on SHOWTIME, as part of THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS on Friday, April 30th at the UIC PAVILION. George, 19-0-1 (17KO’s), will face Ghanian veteran Osumanu Adama, 17-1-0 (13KO’s) in a scheduled eight round bout. (continue reading…)

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Ticket Alert: Two ‘Bombs’ and ‘Too Much’–”The Next Generation of Supermiddleweights” Friday, April 30th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

by on Apr.06, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

043010chiposterDonovan George, Edwin Rodriguez and Marcus Johnson Featured on Showtime Card

CHICAGO, IL, April 6, 2010 —  Tickets are now on sale for THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS featuring a sensational trio of undefeated prospects including Chicago’s Donovan ‘DA BOMB’ George, Edwin ‘LA BOMBA’ Rodriguez of Worcester, MA, and Houston’s Marcus ‘TOO MUCH’ Johnson.

Presented by DiBella Entertainment, Warriors Boxing and Chicago’s 8 Count Productions, advance tickets for THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS, starting at $31, can be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com, phone 1-800-745-3000) and the 8 Count Productions Office, (312-226-5800). Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7:00pm with the first bell at 7:30pm. (continue reading…)

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