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Viktor Polyakov Eager for Chi-Town War vs. Derrick Findley

by on Mar.09, 2012, under Boxing News

Middleweight clash added to ‘Windy City Fight Night 22′

Viktor Polyakov (right) in a recent bout (Photo:  Tom Barnes-Tomba Images)

Viktor Polyakov (right) in a recent bout (Photo: Tom Barnes-Tomba Images)

CHICAGO — Undefeated Ukrainian warrior Viktor “The White Tiger” Polyakov pronounced himself “ready for war” next Friday night, March 16th as he hits the ring for a middleweight battle against Derrick “Superman” Findley.

Scheduled for ten rounds, the Polyakov/Findley bout will be contested for the USBO Middleweight Title in the co-main event at Windy City Fight Night 22 presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING.

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Windy City Fight Night 22 Moved Up to Friday, March 16th

by on Feb.03, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, February 2, 2012 — 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING has announced that their upcoming Windy City Fight Night 22 event has been moved up one day to Friday, March 16th at the UIC Pavilion.

“We had a minor scheduling issue so we’ve moved the event up one day to Friday, March 16th from the previously announced March 17th date. Windy City Fight Night 22 will be an excellent way for Chicago sports fans to kickoff their St. Patrick Day weekend celebration,” said Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions. (continue reading…)

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Ticket Alert: Polish Prince Andrzej Fonfara Headlines Windy City Fight Night 22

by on Jan.25, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Popoca and Polyakov Featured on Undercard Saturday, March 17th at the UIC Pavilion

CHICAGO, IL, January 24, 2012 — Chicago’s Polish Prince and world ranked light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara will return to battle on Saturday, March 17th at Windy City Fight Night 22, it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions.

Advance tickets, priced at $31, $51, $76 and $101 are available through Ticketmaster, (www.Ticketmaster.com), the UIC Pavilion Box Office (Phone 312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions Office (312-226-5800).  (continue reading…)

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Windy City Fight Night 20 Serves Up a Fast-Paced Night of Action

by on Dec.17, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Knockouts the Theme of the Evening; Middleweight War Thrills Fans

Viktor Polyakov (L) breaks down Foster Nkodo's guard

Viktor Polyakov (L) breaks down Foster Nkodo's guard

Report by Kerstin Broockmann

Photos by Scott Dray

CHICAGO, IL, December 16, 2011 — In the final card of the year, 8 Count Productions continued its tradition of introducing promising fighters to Chicago fight fans, featuring a number of prospects and the pro debut of 2011 Chicago Golden Gloves Champion Paul Littleton. The event was packed with explosive action, with the young boxers seeming to vie for who could achieve the quickest knockout. Andrzej Fonfara gave his fans what they were shouting for, and middleweights Viktor Polyakov and Foster Nkodo showed the grit that brought them to a showdown of undefeated prospects.

Curtis Tate (L) tries to avoid a charge from Edward Gauch

Curtis Tate (L) tries to avoid a charge from Edward Gauch

The first fight of the evening featured Oakland, Tennessee’s Curtis Lee Tate (252 lbs.,3-3, 3 KO’s) against Hannibal, Missouri’s Lance Edward Gauch (280 lbs., 3-4, 3KO’s) in a four-round heavyweight bout that promised not to go the distance, given the knockout records of the participants. The first round started slow, with Tate finding his range with a jab. When Gauch started countering with uppercuts, the fighters switched to some inside fighting. Tate seemed to have the sharper punches at the outset, but Gauch began looking for and finding targets, especially for his heavy right hand. Near the end of the round, Gauch’s punches began to take their toll, though Tate rallied at the end. (continue reading…)

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Polyakov vs. Nkodu Added to Windy City Fight Night 20

by on Dec.13, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Undefeated Middleweight Prospects Featured on Undercard121611poster

CHICAGO, IL, December 12, 2012 — Chicago based undefeated middleweight prospects Victor Polyakov and Foster Nkodu will each look to stay in the win column in a special attraction undercard battle at Windy City Fight Night 20 on Friday, December 16th at the UIC Pavilion.

Windy City Fight Night 20 is presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING. (continue reading…)

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