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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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‘Diablo’ Wlodarczyk Travelling to Chicago to Support Polish Countrymen at ‘THE BIG FIGHT 2′ This Friday in Chicago

by on Aug.13, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

581CHICAGO, IL, August 13, 2013 — Two-time and current WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk, a native of Warsaw, Poland, is making his way to Chicago this week in support of his countrymen, Andrzej Fonfara and Artur Szpilka, in their “Big Fight 2″ appearances this Friday, August 16, at U.S. Cellular Field.

In a show of true patriotism, Wlodarczyk will be in attendance Friday night when “Chicago’s Polish Prince”, and fellow Warsaw native, IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara, battles former world champion Gabriel “EL Chico Guapo” Campillo of Madrid, Spain in a scheduled twelve rounder and when Wieliczka, Poland’s Artur ‘The Pin” Szpilka fights his highly anticipated rematch with Chicago’s “Merciless” Mike Mollo over ten rounds. (continue reading…)

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