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‘Godfather of Chicago Boxing’ Hosts Valentine’s Day Weekend Night of Boxing

by on Jan.19, 2013, under Boxing News


Bobby Hitz, the “Godfather of Chicago Boxing” will return on Friday, February 15, 2013, with his own version of a St. Valentine’s Day massacre in the form of another of his jam-packed nights of old-school professional boxing at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.

Fresh off an extended recurring role on the Fox series Mob Doctor where he played right hand man to the mob boss played by William Forsythe, Hitz will continue his series of Horseshoe boxing shows that are known for consistently delivering all-action fights to the sold-out crowds who flock to this Indiana casino just 20 minutes outside Chicago. (continue reading…)

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Battle of Undefeated Bangers: Dimar ‘Strongman’ Ortuz Faces Donta Woods In Hammond This Saturday!

by on Aug.16, 2012, under Boxing News

Ortuz (right) en route to stopping Francois Russell

Ortuz (right) en route to stopping Francois Russell

Undefeated Chicago cruiserweight fighter Dimar “Strongman” Ortuz had all but forgotten his boxing career.

Since winning the Chicago Golden Gloves in 2002, Ortuz been away from the game for eight years, ballooned to 260 lbs, successfully battled a drinking problem and become a hard-working father of three. (continue reading…)

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Oquendo Headlines ‘Fight Night at the Horseshoe’ on August 18

by on Aug.08, 2012, under Boxing News

Fres Oquendo en route to stopping Joey Abell a few months ago (photo by Belle Ayllon)

Fres Oquendo en route to stopping Joey Abell in May (photo by Belle Ayllon)

Hitz Boxing’s popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” series will return on Saturday, August 18, 2012, at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, featuring Chicago’s WBA Fedelatin Heavyweight Champion and WBA #14 rated “Fast” Fres Oquendo (34-7, 22 KOs) in the 10-round main event.

Oquendo looked sharp stopping opponent Joey Abell last May. In addition to his current Fedelatin belt, the 39-year-old two-time heavyweight title challenger is a former NABF, NABA and USBA champion. (continue reading…)

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May 25 Fight Night at the Horseshoe Heating Up: Martin to Face Woods in Cruiserweight Slugfest

by on May.04, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

HAMMOND, IN, May 3, 2012 — Hitz Boxing’s blockbuster Fight Night at the Hammond event, scheduled for May 25 at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, just got even more exciting with the announcement of the co-featured bout.

31-year-old Chicago native and UFC, Strikeforce, Affliction and King of the Cage MMA star Terry Martin (5-0, 5 KOs) will roll the boxing dice and put his perfect undefeated record on the line against Atlanta, Georgia’s also undefeated Donta Woods (8-0, 7 KOs) in an explosive cruiserweight six-rounder. (continue reading…)

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