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Media Photo Op for ‘THE BIG FIGHT 2′ Held at Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago

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

Photo by Tom Barnes

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Boxers featured in this Friday’s ‘The Big Fight 2′ at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago gathered for a photo op at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago. From left to right: Mike Mollo, Andrzej Fonfara, Adrian Grenados, Kristen Gearhart, Mark Salser, Gabriel Campillo, Artur Szpilka

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CHICAGO HAS BOXING FEVER!

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

582Huge Crowd of Media and Fans Attend Final Press Conference for ‘THE BIG FIGHT 2′ ESPN Boxing at U.S. Cellular Field This Friday, August 16

CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013– A huge crowd of media and fans descended upon the final media conference held yesterday at the Copernicus Center in Chicago to discuss ‘THE BIG FIGHT 2,’ ESPN Friday Night Fights at U.S. Cellular Field, being held this Friday, August 16.

In attendance at the conference were all of the principle combatants including “Chicago’s Polish Prince”, and IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 13 KOs); his opponent, former world champion Gabriel “EL Chico Guapo” Campillo (22-5-1, 9 KOs); undefeated heavyweight Artur ‘The Pin” Szpilka (15-0, 11 KOs) and his opponent, “Mericiless” Mike Mollo (20-4-1, 12 KOs); as well as five-time Chicago Golden Gloves champ and professional debuter Kristin Gearhart. (continue reading…)

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Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo Now IBF World Title Eliminator

by on Aug.06, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Headlines Friday, August 16, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field/Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, August 6, 2013 — The highly anticipated light heavyweight clash between “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Andrzej Fonfara and former world champion Gabriel “El Chico Guapo” Campillo set for Friday, August 16 has now been declared an International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Title Eliminator. The winner will be ranked #1 by the sanctioning body.

The Fonfara/Campillo 12-round clash headlines “THE BIG FIGHT 2, ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS AT U.S. CELLULAR FIELD,” the first outdoor professional boxing card in over fifty years in the Windy City. (continue reading…)

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Boxers Turn Heads in Downtown Chicago at ‘Miracle Mile’ Open Workouts

by on Jul.31, 2013, under Boxing News

All photos Tom Barnes/Tomba-Images

 

Andrzej Fonfara, at left, trains in downtown Chicago in preparation for his August 16th bout against Gabriel Campillo

Andrzej Fonfara, at left, trains in downtown Chicago in preparation for his August 16th bout against Gabriel Campillo

 CHICAGO, July 31, 2013 — Yesterday morning at Chicago’s world-renowned, Magnificent Mile, an open workout was held for many of the fighters appearing on the “BIG FIGHT 2”, ESPN Friday Night Fights boxing event at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday, August 16.

 With a huge crowd of 7:00 am morning rush-hour commuters watching intently, numerous local fan favorites went through their morning training routines in a boxing ring set up on the northeast corner of Lake Street and Michigan Avenue. (continue reading…)

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Spoiler from Spain Ready for ‘The Big Fight 2′ at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday, August 16 and Live on ESPN Friday Night Fights

by on Jul.18, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

569CHICAGO, IL, July 17, 2013 — Former World Light Heavyweight Champion Gabriel “El Chico Guapo” Campillo (21-5-1, 8 KOs) is in fantastic shape in advance of his showdown with IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 16 KOs).

 

Campillo will face Fonfara in the 12-round main event of “THE BIG FIGHT 2,” at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, and broadcast live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. (continue reading…)

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