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Edner Cherry Returns to Chi-Town Sat. Night vs. Upset-Minded Juan Carlos Martinez

by on Apr.11, 2012, under Boxing News

Clash at Cicero Stadium a Solo Boxeo Main Event

Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

Photo courtesy of 8 Count Productions

CHICAGO, IL (April 10, 2012) Former world title challenger Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry returns to Chicago this Saturday night, April 14th in the ten round main event against Juan Carlos “EL Pez” Martinez at Cicero Stadium.

Presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions and Warriors Boxing, the junior lightweight clash will be broadcast LIVE across North America on Solo Boxeo Tecate.

The 29-year-old Cherry, training in Florida under the watchful eye of heralded trainer Tony Morgan, brings a record of 29-6-2 (16KO’s) into battle. The native of the Bahamas made his Chicago debut on February 24th besting crafty Puerto Rican southpaw Guillermo Sanchez over eight rounds despite suffering a first round knockdown. (continue reading…)

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Adrian Granados, Luis Santiago Ready to Rumble in Separate Bouts in Cicero ‘Solo Boxeo’ Show April 14th

by on Apr.08, 2012, under Boxing News

Granados (left) and Santiago mug for the camera.

Granados (left) and Santiago mug for the camera.

CHICAGO – Two of Chicago’s fastest rising prospects, junior welterweights Adrian “EL Tigre” Granados and Luis “Sito” Santiago are making final preparations this week for their upcoming bouts at SOLO BOXEO TECATE set for Saturday, April 14th at Cicero Stadium.

SOLO BOXEO TECATE, presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, is headlined by a sensational ten round lightweight clash featuring former world title challenger Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry and Mexican warrior Juan Carlos “EL Pez” Martinez. (continue reading…)

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‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Explodes at Cicero Stadium Sat., April 14th!

by on Mar.29, 2012, under Boxing News

Get your tickets NOW!  Edner Cherry vs. J.C. Martinez in main; Russ vs. Miranda in co-main fight.

Granados added to undercard.


 CHICAGO – ”Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting” as Chicago’s 8 Count Productions has teamed with Warriors Boxing to present SOLO BOXEO TECATE, an evening of world class professional boxing set for Saturday, April 14th at Cicero Stadium in Cicero, Illinois.

 Advance tickets, priced at $30, $50, $75 and $100; for SOLO BOXEO TECATE can be purchased through the 8 Count Productions’ office by calling 312-226-5800. Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Laramie; doors on the night of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm. (continue reading…)

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Cherry Surprisingly Tested in Win over Sanchez and Granados Edges Herrera in Cross-Town War!

by on Feb.25, 2012, under Boxing News, CBZ Columnists

By Juan C. Ayllon at ringside
Photos by Belle Ayllon


Cherry (left) pulls back from Sanchez' right jab

Cherry (left) pulls back from Sanchez' right jab

CHICAGO, February 24, 2012 – Strains of “The joy of the Lord is my strength” ushered in his entrance before an estimated 4,500 at the UIC Pavilion, but with his tearful raising of hands to heaven from his knees afterwards, he might as well have just witnessed Jesus’ miraculous feeding of the 5,000 with a couple fishes and loaves. Edner Cherry was sternly tested in what had appeared to be a routine stop en route to another run at a world title.

He had stepped up a weight class in 2008 and went the distance with World Boxing Council junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (who faces superstar Manny Pacquiao in June). Since then, he’d dispatched his last five opponents inside the distance (the last one, versus Eric Aiken in September, was ruled “no contest” because Cherry hit him after the bell and Aiken couldn’t continue). Now facing him was a relative neophyte with only two knockouts to his resume. He was going to steamroll him. (continue reading…)

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Weights for Tonights Fights in Chicago

by on Feb.24, 2012, under Boxing News


8 Count Productions
UIC Pavilion

Doors 7pm, First Bell 8pm

Tickets/Information:  312-226-5800

Adrian Granados, 143 vs. Jamie Herrera, 144
Edner Cherry, 130 vs. Guillermo Sanchez, 130
Paul Littleton, 162.5 vs. Cesar Martinez, 161
Dimar Ortuz, 195.5 vs. Francois Russell, 194
Junior Wright, 183 vs. Rogelio Saldana, 178.5
Juan Bustamante, 130 vs. Ryan Strickland, 125
Curtis Tate, 258 vs. Alejandro Otero, 211

(Bouts in order from last to first, top to bottom)

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