Tag: Ivan Popoca
CHICAGO, IL, July 12, 2012 — Former world champion Jose Luis Castillo made weight easily today at the official weigh-in for his showdown tomorrow night (Friday, July 13) against Ivan Popoca at the “CROSSROADS” boxing event presented by 8 Count and Warriors Boxing at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago and live on ESPN Friday Night Fights.
All the other main participants did as well. (continue reading…)
GARY, IN/NILES, IL, July 11, 2012 — All four principal fighters were respectful and professional to each other at two separate press conferences were held today, one at the MAJESTIC STAR CASINO in Gary, Indiana, and one at PLAYBOOK SPORTS BAR in Niles, Illinois, to discuss this Friday’s (July 13) “CROSSROADS” boxing event at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
Crossroads is presented by 8 Count and Warriors Boxing and will feature former world champion Glen “Road Warrior” Johnson (51-16-2, 35 KOs) taking on “The Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara (21-2, 12 KOs) in the 10-round light heavyweight main event and former world champion Jose Luis Castillo (63-11-1, 54 KOs) facing Chicago fan favorite Ivan Popoca (15-1-1, 10 KOs) in the 10-round welterweight co-main. (continue reading…)
CHICAGO, IL, July 11, 2012 — Tickets continue to move briskly for this Friday’s (July 13) “CROSSROADS” boxing event at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, as nearly all the floor seats are now sold, with thousands of seats already sold in the other price denominations as well.
Based on advance sales and the buzz of excitement throughout the city, a very large crowd is expected. (continue reading…)
CHICAGO, IL, July 11, 2012 — As evidenced by today’s heavy turnout at a public/media workout, excitement is building in Chicago for this Friday’s (July 13) “CROSSROADS” boxing event presented by 8 Count and Warriors Boxing at the UIC Pavilion and live on ESPN Friday Night Fights.
A huge group of reporters and fans packed into Chicago’s 8 Count Gym to watch Glen Johnson, Andrzej Fonfara, Jose Luis Castillo and Ivan Popoca go through light workouts and talk to fans and reporters afterward. (continue reading…)
Andrjez Fonfara, Glen Johnson, Ivan Popoca & Jose Luis Castillo Public Workouts Held Tuesday at 8 Count Boxing Gym!
Workouts kick-off week of open to the public events climaxing in blockbuster showdowns at the UIC Pavilion!
CHICAGO — Public Media Workouts for ESPN Friday Night Fights will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, July 10th, at the 8 Count Boxing Gym, 410 N. Oakley, 2nd Floor in Chicago. 12Noon CST
Andrzej Fonfara, Ivan Popoca
Glen Johnson, Jose Luis Castillo (continue reading…)