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Windy City Fight Night 13 Showcases Explosive Punching and Tenacity

by on Nov.20, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Andrzej Fonfara Celebrates His KO Victory Over Anthony Doughty

Andrzej Fonfara Celebrates His KO Victory Over Anthony Doughty

Andrzej Fonfara Scores Impressive KO in Main Event, While Ivan Popoca Wins Hard-Fought War

Photos by Scott Dray

Report by Kerstin Broockmann

CHICAGO, IL, November 20, 2010 – Last night’s Windy City Fight Night 13, presented by Eight Count Productions, featured a long evening of explosive knockouts, brutal wars, and battles of attrition. The 10-bout card showcased local contenders Andrzej Fonfara and Ivan Popoca, as well as up and coming Chicago boxing talent.

Dallas Vargas (L) leaves himself open for a counter from Sergey Kovalev

Dallas Vargas (L) leaves himself open for a counter from Sergey Kovalev

The first bout of the evening featured Light Heavyweights Sergey Kovalev (10-0-0, 9 KO’s, 174 lbs.), fighting out of Los Angeles via Chelyabinsk, Russia, and Toledo, Ohio’s Dallas Vargas (now 22-6-0, 16 KO’s, 176 lbs.). After a tentative start on the part of both boxers, with probing jabs, Sergey Kovalev opened up with a barrage that drove Vargas into the ropes and set the tone for the rest of what was to be a short bout, though scheduled for eight rounds. Vargas struggled throughout to find a strategy, never launching a solid offense, and leaving himself open for the pinpoint-accurate shots of Kovalev. Through most of the first round, Kovalev looked carefully for the most effective shots, rarely throwing combinations, but doing damage with an array of uppercuts, hooks and body shots. As the round continued Kobalev gained confidence and found multiple shots, finishing with a tirade that may have ended the fight if the bell had not intervened. (continue reading…)

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Windy City Fight Night 13 Results

by on Nov.20, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

WBC Youth Lt. Heavyweight Champ Andrzej Fonfara celebrates his KO victory over Anthony Doughty--Photo by Scott Dray

WBC Youth Lt. Heavyweight Champ Andrzej Fonfara celebrates his KO victory over Anthony Doughty--Photo by Scott Dray

CHICAGO, IL, November 20, 2010 – Last night’s Windy City Fight Night 13, presented by Eight Count Productions, featured a long evening of explosive knockouts, brutal wars, and battles of attrition. The 10-bout card showcased local contenders Andrej Fonfara and Ivan Popoca, as well as up and coming Chicago boxing talent. Below is a quick rundown of the results. A full report with photos will follow shortly.

Light Heavyweights:  Andrej Fonfara (15-2-0, 5 KO’s) defeated Anthony Doughty (9-2-0, 8 KO’s), KO 1
Super-Lightweights: Ivan Popoca (15-0-1, 10 KO’s) defeated Martin Tucker (7-7-0, 3 KO’s), UD 8
Welterweights: Jaime Herrera (5-0-0, 3 KO’s) defeated Guadalupe Diaz (5-8-3, 1KO), UD 6
Junior Welterweights: Genaro Mendez (3-0-0, 2 KO’s) defeated Clifford McPherson (2-2-1, 1 KO), TKO 3
Super-Welterweights: Donatas Bondarevas (10-1-1, 3 KO’s) defeated Mustafah Johnson (8-9-1, 2 KO’s), UD 8
Heavyweights: David Latoria (7-0-0, 3 KO’s) defeated James Porter (5-14-1, 1KO), UD 4
Super-Middleweights: Mike Jimenez (3-0-0, 3 KO’s) defeated Jesse Lewis (0-2-0), KO 1
Junior Welterweights: Antonio Canas (3-0-0, 2 KO’s) defeated Gabriel Morris (3-8-2, 2 KO’s), UD 4
Junior Welterweights: Ramiro Carrillo (3-0-0, 2 KO’s) defeated Matt Ellis (1-3-0, 1 KO), TKO 1
Light Heavyweights: Sergey Kovalev (11-0-0, 9 KO’s) defeated Dallas Vargas (22-6-0, 16 KO’s), TKO 2

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Ivan Popoca vs. Martin Tucker Featured at Windy City Fight Night 13, Friday, November 19th

by on Oct.27, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

111910poster1CHICAGO, IL, October 27, 2010 — Chicago based Mexican fan favorite Ivan Popoca will face off against Martin Tucker of Toledo, Ohio, in one of the feature bouts at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 13 on Friday, November 19th at the UIC Pavilion, it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions.

The Popoca/Tucker junior welterweight battle is scheduled for eight rounds and is one of three outstanding eight round bouts on the card. (continue reading…)

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Ticket Alert: Massive 8 Count Productions Pro Boxing Event Set for Friday, November 19th, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

by on Oct.13, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

111910posterIVAN POPOCA AND ANDRZEJ FONFARA CO-HEADLINE STELLAR CARD

Jaime Herrera, Donatas Bondarevas, Genaro Mendez, David Latoria, Ramiro Carillo, Mike Jimenez and Antonio Canas Featured on Undercard

CHICAGO, IL, October 13, 2010 — Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, has announced details of a massive Chicagoland boxing event, WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 13, set for Friday, November 19th at the UIC Pavilion.

Advance tickets, starting at $31 are available through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), the UIC Pavilion Box Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions’ Office (312-226-5800). (continue reading…)

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Weights from Chicago: Windy City Fight Night 10

by on Jun.19, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

8 Count Productions, Saturday June 19, 2010
Windy City Fight Night 10 at the UIC Pavilion
525 S.Racine, Chicago, IL
Doors 7pm, First Bell 8pm

Weights:

Adrian Granados, 140 vs. Michael Culbert, 140
Michael Jimenez, 171.5 vs. Cleo Rice, 174
Jaime Herrera, 146 vs. Nick Smith, 147.5
Genaro Mendez, 142 vs. Gabriel Morris, 143.5
Juan Garcia, 142 vs. Dean Peters, 147
Donatas Bondoravas, 157 vs. Keon Johnson, 157

Michael Culbert (L) and Adrian Granados

Michael Culbert (L) and Adrian Granados

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