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Chicago’s Donovan “Don Da Bomb” George Gets Shot at Vacant IBO Super Middleweight Title When He Travels to Colombia to Fight Alexander Brand on Saturday, May 17

by on May.11, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

34CHICAGO, IL, May 6, 2014 — Chicago boxing sensation Donovan “Don Da Bomb” George (25-4-2, 22 KOs) will get a shot at the vacant International Boxing Organization (IBO) Super Middleweight title on Saturday, May 17, when he travels to Colombia to fight Alexander Brand (22-1, 18 KOs) of Bogota, Columbia. George returned to the ring with a sixth round TKO of Troy Lowry (28-14, 17 KOs) on April 18, of this year.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for Donovan, and he deserves this shot at a world title,” said Bobby Hitz. “He works so hard everyday and it is paying off for him.” (continue reading…)

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Don ‘Da Bomb’ George Returns, Headlining ‘Fight Night’ at the Horseshoe Casino

by on May.09, 2014, under Boxing News

Donovan George, at right, takes it to David Lopez last March en route to a dominating decision (photo courtesy Tomba Images)

Donovan George, at right, takes it to David Lopez in March 2013 en route to a dominating decision (photo courtesy Tomba Images)

 

CHICAGO — The Windy City’s most popular professional boxer, DONOVAN “Da Bomb” GEORGE will return to action on FRIDAY, JUNE 20 headlining the next installment of the acclaimed “FIGHT NIGHT” series in the Windy City’s Premier Boxing Venue, HORSESHOE CASINO in Hammond, Indiana.

“FIGHT NIGHT” is presented by Hitz Boxing in association with Round 3 Productions. Advance tickets starting at $25.00 for “FIGHT NIGHT” are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, The Venue/Horseshoe Box Office and HitzBoxing.com. Doors open on the night of the event at 7:00 p.m. CT with the first bell at 7:30 p.m. CT. (continue reading…)

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Donovan George, Mike Jimenez Participate as ‘Team Boom’ at Hammond, Indiana’s Horseshoe Casino Friday, April 18!

by on Apr.16, 2014, under Boxing News

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Chicago, IL (April 11, 2014) Chicago’s two most popular professional boxers, DONOVAN “Da Bomb” GEORGE and ‘Hollywood” MIKE JIMENEZ will return to battle on Friday, APRIL 18 at the Windy City’s premier fight venue, Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, it was announced today by Chicago’s leading boxing promoters Hitz Boxing and Round 3 Productions.

“These are the two most popular fighters in Chicago and with our anticipated huge crowd, local fight fans should expect an excellent night of action,” said Bobby Hitz, now in his 25th year of promoting in Chicago. “With tickets starting at just $25.00, this is an excellent value for the sports fans dollar.” (continue reading…)

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Donovan “Don Da Bomb” George to Make His “Fight Night at Horseshoe Hammond” Debut in His April 18th Return to the Ring as He Headlines Stacked Card

by on Mar.28, 2014, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Exciting Chicago super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez and Russian sensation Andrey Fedosov also to be featured

CHICAGO, IL, March 26, 2014 — Chicago’s very own super middleweight prospect Donovan “Don Da Bomb” George (24-4-2, 21 KOs) will return to the ring on Friday, April 18, as he makes his “Fight Night at Horseshoe Hammond” debut as the headliner at the The Venue. Joining George as co-features on the card are exciting Chicago super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (13-0, 10 KOs) of Chicago and Russian heavyweight sensation Andrey Fedosov (24-3, 19 KOs) who just relocated to the Windy City. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, The Venue box office and hitzboxing.com. Prices start at $19.00, the first fight is at 7:00 PM.

“Donovan is working hard and he is ready. There is no better place for him to return to the ring than The Venue and ‘Fight Night at Horseshoe Hammond,” said Bobby Hitz. “This card is stacked with local fan favorites with great followings.” (continue reading…)

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Bartholemy On Cusp of Achieving Lifelong Dream

by on Jun.20, 2013, under Boxing News

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Cuba’s IBF #2-rated Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (18-0, 11 KO) is well aware of what’s at stake tomorrow night when he faces Thailand’s IBF #5-rated Fahsai “Mountain Boy” Sakkreerin (39-3-1, 21 KO) in the 12-round super featherweight main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights, tomorrow night (Friday, June 21) at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The winner will win the right to face Dominican champion Argenis Mendez in a mandatory title defense in their next fight.

“This is what I’ve waited for,” said Barthelemy through a translator. “I know what I have to do to go for my dream of a world title. Since I started boxing I have been working hard every day for the chance that only man stands in the way of now.” (continue reading…)

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