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Quotes from Final Press Conference Held For “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″

by on Dec.05, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

All Fighters Respectful and Ready for World Championship Boxing Event This Friday in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, December 5, 2013 — The final press conference for “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ was held on Wednesday (December 4), night at Output Lounge Sports Bar in Chicago and all the combatants were respectful and confident ahead of their respective showdowns this Friday night at UIC Pavilion in Chicago.

WBC World Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk and challenger Giacobbe Fragomeni, plus “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara and his opponent, Colombian KO artist Samuel Miller were joined on the dais by promoters and undercard fighters in a well-attended final word from all involved. (continue reading…)

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Diablo Arriving in Chicago Tonight

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

CHICAGO, IL, November 27, 2013 – Popular WBC Cruiserweight World Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Włodarczyk will arrive in Chicago tonight (7:45 pm local CT time) on Lot Airlines Flight 3 from Warsaw in advance of his December 6 fight against mandatory challenger Giacobbe Fragomeni.

Włodarczyk (48-2, 28 KOs) will be attempting to make his sixth successful title defense in his third fight against Fragomeni (31-3, 12 KOs). The pair will meet as the main event of “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ event, at UIC Pavilion, which also features IBF #1 Light Heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 14 KOs) taking on La Habra, California, via Colombia KO artist Samuel Miller (26-7, 23 KOs). (continue reading…)

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Undercard Opponents Announced for “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ on December 6, 2013, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

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

CHICAGO, IL, November 18, 2013 – Opponents have been finalized for the undercard of Friday, December 6′s, “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ event, featuring WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk (48-2-1, 34 KOs) of Warsaw, Poland, making the sixth defense of his title against Milan, Italy’s former WBC Cruiserweight Champion Giacobbe “Gabibbo” Fragomeni (31-3-2, 12 KOs).

The Ulrich Knockout Promotions, Warriors Boxing and 8 Count Promotions night of boxing will also feature the return of Chicago’s Polish Prince, IBF #1 Light Heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 14 KOs) taking on La Habra, California, via Colombia KO artist Samuel Miller (26-7, 23 KOs). (continue reading…)

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Local Prospects Highlight “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ Undercard on December 6, 2013, at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

by on Nov.05, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, November 4, 2013 — A long list of local favorites will highlight the massive undercard for the Friday, December 6, “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ event, featuring WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk (48-2-1, 34 KOs) of Warsaw, Poland, making the sixth defense of his title against Milan, Italy’s former WBC Cruiserweight Champion Giacobbe “Gabibbo” Fragomeni (31-3-2, 12 KOs) and the return of Chicago’s Polish Prince, Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 14 KOs).

Presented by Andrew Wasilewski and Piotr Werner of Ulrich Knockout Promotions, Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing and Dominic Pesoli of 8 Count Promotions, this night of world-class professional boxing will also include no less than six more big fights involving some of Chicago’s most promising up-and-comers and the return to form of an established junior middleweight contender. (continue reading…)

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Fonfara to Return December 6 at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

by on Oct.20, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

IBF #1 Light Heavyweight Staying Busy Waiting for World Title Shot

CHICAGO, IL, October 18, 2013 — Chicago’s Polish Prince, Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 14 KOs), will make his next ring appearance on Friday, December 6, at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, when Ulrich Knockout Promotions, Warriors Boxing and 8 Count Productions once again bring world-class professional boxing back to the Windy City with their latest blockbuster event, this one entitled “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″.

25-year-old Fonfara, currently the IBF #1, WBO #2 and WBC #7-ranked contender, is a native of Warsaw, Poland, and a long-time Chicago fan favorite since turning professional in 2006. Riding high on a 15-bout unbeaten streak and known for his fight-ending power, Fonfara most recently stopped former world champion Gabriel Campillo on August 16 to reach the mandatory contender position in the IBF. (continue reading…)

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