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Fonfara Makes Clear His Loyalty to ’8 Count Productions’

by on Oct.17, 2013, under Boxing News

 

Andrzej Fonfara, seen with trainer Sam Colonna, remains loyal to his promoter, Dominic Pesoli of 8 Count Productions (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Andrzej Fonfara, seen with trainer Sam Colonna, remains loyal to his promoter, Dominic Pesoli of 8 Count Productions (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

CHICAGO — Despite rumors and innuendo to the contrary, Chicago-based promoter Dominic Pesoli of 8 Count Productions and IBF #1, WBO #2 and WBC #7-ranked light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara have no other intentions than to continue working together.

“I am with Dominic Pesoli and 8 Count Productions. I have always been with 8 Count Productions and I will continue with them for the foreseeable future,” said Fonfara. (continue reading…)

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Combatants Yet to Be Determined for Historic ‘White Sox’ U.S. Cellular Field August 16th Boxing Event!

by on Mar.08, 2013, under Boxing News

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Sonny Liston, shown here at far left halting Patterson in Las Vegas, fought him at Comiskey Park in September 1962 (photo courtesy of boxrec.com)

Sonny Liston, shown here at far left halting Patterson in Las Vegas, fought him at Comiskey Park in September 1962 (photo courtesy of boxrec.com)

Responding to rampant speculation over who will appear in their historic August 16 boxing event at the Chicago White Sox’ U.S. Cellular Field stadium, Chicago-based boxing promoter Dominic Pesoli and his partners, Frank Mugnolo of Round 3 Productions and Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing, say fans are going to have to wait.

“We don’t know who is on the show. We know it’ll be incredible and we’re working on several blockbuster match-ups, but it’s still very much in the air,” said Dominic Pesoli. (continue reading…)

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Andrzej Fonfara Dominates, Retires Glen Johnson

by on Jul.14, 2012, under Boxing News, CBZ Columnists

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside

Photos coutesy of Tom Barnes (http://www.tomba-images.com/

Fonfara (right) bounces a left off Johnson's head (photo by Tom Barnes)

Fonfara (right) bounces a left off Johnson's head (photo by Tom Barnes)

CHICAGO, July 13, 2012 – The last time Andrzej Fonfara fought on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, he was stopped inside two rounds. That was four years and two days ago, to be precise, at the Aragon Ballroom, and his opponent was Derrick Findley, a squat and muscular, hard-slugging brawler.

Six foot-two and 160 lbs. back then, Fonfara looked like a spindly fawn trying to fend off a hungry bulldog with quick, sharp pokes from its left forepaw. He was surprisingly effective until the roof crashed down on him in the second. (continue reading…)

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Chicago’s ’8 Count Productions’ Teams Up with ’100 Club’ for July 13th ESPN Friday Night Fights Show

by on Jun.27, 2012, under Boxing News

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CHICAGO, June 27, 2012 – Chicago based 8 Count Productions and Round 3 are proud to announce that they have partnered with the 100 Club of Chicago for their “ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS/ CROSSROADS” professional boxing event set for Friday, July 13th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

With a huge crowd expected, 8 Count Productions and Round 3 will be making a donation from the ticket proceeds to the 100 Club of Chicago, on behalf of families of Cook County’s fallen law enforcement officers, firefighters and paramedics who lose their lives in the line of duty. (continue reading…)

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Open Workout Today at Noon in Chi-Town!

by on Jun.05, 2012, under Boxing News

 Crossroads/ESPN Friday Night Fights presesnts Chicago public media workout at 8 Count Boxing Gym on Tuesday, June 5th at noon

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WHO: World Ranked Light Hvwt Andrzej Fonfara, 21-2-0 (12KO’s)

Welterweight Prospect Ivan Popoca, 15-1-1 (10KO’s)

Dominic Pesoli, President/8 Count Productions

Frank Muggs/Round 3 (continue reading…)

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