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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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Former Sparring Partners Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas and Genaro Mendez to Square Off in Crosstown Junior Welterweight Bout at “Fight Night at the Horseshoe: The Black Wednesday Battle” on November 27

by on Nov.24, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, November 20, 2013–When the always electrifying Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas (8-1-1, 3 KOs) and Genaro Mendez (7-1-1, 4 KOs) square off in a six round junior welterweight bout a week from tonight during Hitz Boxing’s “Fight Night at the Horseshoe: The Black Wednesday Battle,” it will be a hard fought bout between two former sparring partners who have great respect for one another.

This is one of two premiere crosstown bouts that promoter Bobby Hitz put together for his November 27th card at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. (continue reading…)

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“Fight Night at the Horseshoe: The Black Wednesday Battle” to feature the return of impressive lightweight Yakubu “Black Mamba” Amidu

by on Oct.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Exciting super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez, hard hitting Dimar “Strongman” Ortuz and hot prospect Johnny “Wite Boi” Determan will also be back in action

CHICAGO, IL, October 23, 2013 — Bobby Hitz announced that the always impressive lightweight Yakubu “Black Mamba” Amidu will return to the ring in the Main Event of “Fight Night at the Horseshoe: The Black Wednesday Battle” on Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00 PM at The Venue at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. Amidu (20-4-2 18 KOs), of Los Angeles by way of Ghana, impressed a national television audience with a controversial draw against Juan Carlos Burgos (30-1-2, 20 KOs) on July 26. His opponent will be announced shortly. Joining Amidu on the card that evening will be exciting Chicago super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (11-0, 8 KOs) who will take on “King” David Thomas (10-4-2 8 KOs) of Evansville, IN in six round match. Tickets are available at The Venue Box office and hitzboxing.com.

“Our Black Wednesday card is packed with exciting evenly matched bouts and Chicago fight fans are in for excellent boxing,” said Hitz. “When Yakubu took that controversial draw against Burgos he proved that he deserves to be on the national stage, so its great to showcase him next month and I am excited to see how Mike bounces back after the Findley fight.” (continue reading…)

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Weights From Hitz Boxing’s Fight Night at the Horseshoe Casino

by on Feb.18, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, Indiana

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Promoter: Hitz Boxing

4 rounds
Chris Singleton (134.8) vs. Eddie Corrona (137) 

4 rounds
Brian Houston (212.2) vs. Thomas Boose (209.2)  (continue reading…)

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Ticket Alert: Mike Mollo Headlines Windy City Fight Night 11 August 6th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

by on Jul.02, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, July 2, 2010 — Advance tickets are now on sale as heavyweight contender and Chicagoland fan favorite Mike Mollo returns to action at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 11, set for Friday, August 6th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

Presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, advance tickets for WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 11, 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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