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Chicago Boxing Closes Strong with Terrific Windy City Fight Night 14 Card on Friday Night

by on Dec.17, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, December 16, 2010 — Professional boxing in Chicago finishes on a high note Friday night, December 17th as WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 14 hits the UIC Pavilion in Chicago for an action packed evening.

Headlining the sensational seven bout card is a twelve round middleweight slugfest between Chicago residents Angel ‘Toro’ Hernandez and Ghanaian beast Osumanu Adama. (continue reading…)

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“The King” and “The Bull” Headline in Chicago: David Estrada and Angel Hernandez Featured on December 17th

by on Dec.15, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, December 14, 2010 — Longtime Chicago favorites ‘King’ David Estrada and Angel ‘Toro’ Hernandez are featured in separate headlining bouts on Friday, December 17th at the UIC Pavilion as part of WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 14, a sensational evening of professional boxing.

Mexican ‘blood and guts’ warrior Hernandez will face off against heavy handed Osumanu Adama of Ghana in a twelve round battle for the IBO International Middleweight Title. (continue reading…)

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Adrian Granados Returns to Action December 17th

by on Dec.07, 2010, under Boxing News

“EL Tigre” Roars at ‘Windy City Fight Night 14′

Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

CHICAGO, IL, December 7, 2010 — Sensational junior welterweight prospect Adrian ‘EL TIGRE’ Granados returns to battle on Friday, December 17th as the featured undercard bout at the action packed WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 14 professional boxing event at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion

The undefeated Granados will face off against Milwaukee’s Justin Danforth in a scheduled six round bout. Having built a very large fan base in his first four professional bouts, all fought in Chicago, Granados looks to be a star on the rise. (continue reading…)

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Ticket Alert: Angel Hernandez and David Estrada in Co-Headline Bouts at Windy City Fight Night 14, Friday, December 17th, at the UIC Pavilion

by on Nov.22, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

121710posterGranados, Davis, Canas, Carrillo, Bondoravas, Gradovich and Russ Featured on Undercard

CHICAGO, IL, November 22, 2010 — Tickets are now on sale as 8 Count Productions and CFC Promotions presents WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 14, an action packed evening of world class professional boxing set for Friday night, December 17th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

Starting at $31, tickets can be purchased in advance through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) the UIC Pavilion Box Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions’ Office (312-226-5800). Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm. (continue reading…)

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Oquendo wins NABO & USBA Title Straps, Forces King to Quit on His Stool

by on Feb.23, 2010, under Boxing News

Report and photos by Juan C. Ayllon at ringside

Fres Oquendo (left) sends spray flying from Demetrice King's head with a thudding right.

Fres Oquendo (left) sends spray flying from Demetrice King's head with a thudding right.

HAMMOND, Ind., February 20, 2010 –Carol Stream, Illinois heavyweight boxer Fres Oquendo said that his opponent would be dangerous, but he’d box carefully and chop him down.  And that’s exactly what he did over nine rounds.

Built like a stubby tree trunk at roughly 5’ 10” and 273 lbs., Demetrice King manifests the quintessential dangerous opponent.  Just ask Bowie Tupou, an undefeated Tongan puncher with 18 wins and 14 knockouts whom King flattened in two rounds last August.  Or former alphabet soup heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs, a banger who gave former champ Lennox Lewis fits before getting stopped himself back in 1998; he was knocked down three times by King in March 2005 before stopping him in the second round, and less than a year and a half later, Briggs went on to win the World Boxing Organization heavyweight title.  Sporting a record of 15-17 and 13 knockout wins, King had only been stopped by Briggs.  (continue reading…)

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