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Robert Frankel: “I Expect a War on Friday Night in Chicago”

by on Jan.26, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

DENVER, CO. January 26, 2011 — Lightweight contender ‘Red Hot’ Robert Frankel heads to Chicago, IL this Friday night, January 28th, to battle former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz in the ten round main event at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 15 at the UIC Pavilion.

The Diaz/Frankel ten round battle is the main event of the action packed eight bout card presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, celebrating their 13th year as the HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING. (continue reading…)

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SHOT OF THE DAY: David Diaz & Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews

by on Jan.22, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

David Diaz (L) with Jonathan Toews/Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

David Diaz (L) with Jonathan Toews/Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

CHICAGO, IL, January 21, 2011 — Former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz took a break from training earlier this week to contribute his time to the “Campbell For Kids” 2011 Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament hosted by Brian Campbell of the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.

While at the charity event, Diaz spent time with numerous members of the Blackhawks and received best wishes from Captain and NHL All-Star Jonathan Toews. (continue reading…)

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David Diaz vs. Robert Frankel Headlines in Chicago on Friday, January 28th

by on Dec.28, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL,┬áDecember 28, 2010 — Former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz will battle Denver based spoiler Robert ‘Red Hot’ Frankel on Friday, January 28th in the ten round main event at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 15, a sensational evening of professional boxing hosted by Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

A longtime Chicagoland fan favorite, Diaz, 35-3-1 (17KO’s), heads back home where many of his biggest victories have come since turning professional. In his last area bout on September 26, 2009, Diaz battered former world champion Jesus Chavez enroute to a ten round decision in front of a huge crowd at the UIC Pavilion. (continue reading…)

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