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Breaking News: Due to Injury Dimar Ortuz Pulls Out of “Night of the Rising Stars”

by on Aug.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Dynamic cruiserweight with deal in place versus unbeaten Rafeal Murphy injured serving as sparring partner

Chicago, IL, August 15, 2013–Bobby Hitz announced today that Dimar Ortuz (9-0, 6 KOs) has informed him that due to injury he will have to pull out of the upcoming “Night of the Rising Stars” card on Friday, August 30 at Cicero Stadium in Cicero, IL. Ortuz, a dynamic cruiserweight from Chicago, injured himself serving as sparring partner working with other boxers training for their upcoming fights. A deal was in place for him to fight unbeaten Rafeal Murphy (6-0, 6 KOs) of Chicago.

“Hitz Boxing looked forward to welcoming Dimar back to the ring, this was going to be a great test for him” said Bobby Hitz. “What a horrible setback this is, I had just made him the Murphy offer the night before and then this happens. We wish him a speedy recovery.”

“FIght Night of the Rising Stars” features Antonio “Aztec God of War,” Canas, Ricardo Chavez, Fidel Navarette, Roy Navarro, Adan Ortiz and Semajay “The Truth” Thomas who will be making his pro debut.

Since its debut in 1991, Hitz Boxing has been the Midwest’s leading boxing promoter. Led by Bobby Hitz, who boasted a 21-4 record with 18 KO’s as a boxer, Hitz Boxing is the longest running boxing promoter in the Chicago area dating back to the bi-monthly boxing series the “Ramada Rumble,” held at the former Rosemont Ramada Inn. The organization currently promotes the wildly popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN and is the subject of “Hitz Boxing,” a reality show airing on YouTube which has amassed over 5 million views. Over the years the organization has produced matches that have included some of the top names in boxing such as James Toney, Antonio Tarver, Montell Griffin, Iran Barkley, Andrew Golota and “Fast Fres Oquendo.

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