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Diablo Arriving in Chicago Tonight

by on Nov.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, November 27, 2013 – Popular WBC Cruiserweight World Champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Włodarczyk will arrive in Chicago tonight (7:45 pm local CT time) on Lot Airlines Flight 3 from Warsaw in advance of his December 6 fight against mandatory challenger Giacobbe Fragomeni.

Włodarczyk (48-2, 28 KOs) will be attempting to make his sixth successful title defense in his third fight against Fragomeni (31-3, 12 KOs). The pair will meet as the main event of “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ event, at UIC Pavilion, which also features IBF #1 Light Heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 14 KOs) taking on La Habra, California, via Colombia KO artist Samuel Miller (26-7, 23 KOs).

“As an all-action warrior and Poland’s only current world champion, Diablo is beloved by the Chicago Polish community and wants to spend as much time with them as possible,” said event co-promoter Leon Margules.

“World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ is being presented by Ulrich Knockout Promotions, Warriors Boxing and 8 Count Promotions.

Tickets for “World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3″ are priced at VIP $201, VIP Ringside $151, Ringside $101, Box Mezzanine $76, Reserved Mezzanine $51, and General Admission $31 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (, 1-800-745-3000), the 8 Count Productions Offices: 312-226-5800 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office: 312-413-5740.


8 Count Productions, Home Of The Best In Chicago Boxing, was started by Dominic Pesoli in 1998 and has consistently presented the highest quality professional boxing events in Chicagoland.

Fighters currently under the 8 Count Productions banner include; IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara, middleweight contender Donovan George, world-class junior welterweight prospect Adrian Granados, super middleweight prospect Paul Littleton, middleweight prospect Viktor Polyakov and welterweight prospect Jaime Herrera.

For more information on 8 Count Productions/Round 3 Productions please visit their new website,


Launched in 2003, Warriors Boxing operates under a simple philosophy-bring the best boxers in the world to fight fans, match them in competitive bouts, and in doing so help re-establish the sport of boxing for a new generation.

With a series of successful Pay-Per-View shows and packed houses to it’s credit, the Warriors business model is working wonders in a sport that was sorely in need of the innovation and energy that the company brings to the table.

When it comes down to it though, a promotional company is only as good as the fighters and fights it promotes. Warriors Boxing has delivered on all fronts, with outstanding bouts such as Lara-Molina, Cayo-Peterson, Abraham-Miranda I and II, Miranda-Pavlik, Miranda-Green, Ibragimov-Briggs, Ibragimov-Klitschko, Urango-Hatton, Urango-Bailey, Cayo-Maidana and Ibragimov-Holyfield.

For more information on Warriors Boxing, visit their website at

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