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Diaz to Meet Sanchez at ‘Battle of the Boat 87′

by on May.20, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Joel Diaz

Joel Diaz

TACOMA, WA, May 10, 2012 — Junior lightweight prospect Joel Diaz will look to take another step in the right direction when he battles Guillermo Sanchez Saturday, June 2 in the main event of ‘Battle at the Boat 87.’

The card is promoted by Halquist Productions and takes place at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA. Tickets start at $25 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets or by visiting the EQC box office. (continue reading…)

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Ronny Rios to Face Guillermo Sanchez in April 7 ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Main Event at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, CA

by on Mar.31, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 30, 2012 – Unbeaten junior lightweight favorite Ronny Rios will be put to the test at The Phoenix Club in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, April 7, when he squares off against tough Buffalo, New York native Guillermo Sanchez in the main event of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate.” The co-featured fight will see Oxnard’s Hugo “The Boss” Centeno battle Gerardo Prieto in an eight round junior middleweight matchup.

This night of world-class professional boxing presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate. Doors open at 6:00 pm, the first bell rings at 7:00 pm and the TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:00 pm ET/PT. (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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8 Count Productions Celebrates Fourteen Years Friday, February 24th at the UIC Pavilion

by on Feb.16, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, February 13, 2012 — Chicago’s 8 Count Productions will celebrate fourteen years as the HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING with Windy City Fight Night 21, another evening of world-class professional boxing set for Friday, February 24th at the UIC Pavilion.

Featured at Windy City Fight Night 21 are two outstanding clashes, a junior lightweight battle between former world title challenger Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry and hard punching Puerto Rican native Guillermo “The Vampire” Sanchez along with a Chicago cross-town showdown with welterweights Adrian ‘EL Tigre” Granados of Cicero, Illinois clashing with Franklin Parks’ Jaime “The Truth” Herrera. (continue reading…)

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