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Cherry Overpowers Martinez, Granados Flattens Guevara in Cicero!

by on Apr.15, 2012, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos by Belle Ayllon
Cherry (right) bounces a hard right off the chin of Martinez.

Cherry (right) bounces a hard right off the chin of Martinez.

CICERO, Ill., April 14, 2012 – It took all ten rounds to do it, but tonight, Wauchula, Florida’s Edner “The Cherry Bomb” Cherry (132 lbs., 29-6-2, 16 KO’s) overcame the guile and awkward punching of Chicago’s gutsy – and slippery – Juan Carlos Martinez, whose spotty record of 18-13-1 and four knockouts belies a penchant for tackling top flight competition nearly every time out.

Martinez, the local spoiler, receives loud cheers from the crowd (perhaps 1,000 strong, most of whom are working class Mexicans) upon entering the ring, while loud boos overwhelm scattered applause greeting Cherry. Clearly, Martinez is fit, but ordinary-looking and smaller, whereas Cherry’s upper body packs muscles that seem hewn from dark mahogany. (continue reading…)

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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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‘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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Juan Carlos Burgos vs. Juan Carlos Martinez Headline Championship Fight Card on January 15 in Laredo, Texas

by on Jan.13, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Televised Live on ESPN

Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions and Kenneth Thompson’s Thompson Boxing Promotions will present a sensational championship fight card this Friday, January 15, 2010, at the Laredo Entertainment Center, located at 6700 Arena Boulevard in Laredo, Texas. The main event, co-featured bout, and other selected fights will be televised live on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, their Spanish-Language Network, and ESPN

In the main event scheduled for 12 rounds, Juan Carlos Burgos, 23-0 with 16 knockouts, of Tijuana, Mexico, will defend the WBC Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) featherweight title against Juan Carlos Martinez, 15-10-1 with 5 knockouts, of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. (continue reading…)

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Jose Hernandez vs. Juan Carlos Martinez September 26th

by on Sep.02, 2009, under Boxing News

Featured in co-main of ‘Warriors Collide/Windy City Fight Night 6′


CHICAGO, IL (September 2, 2009) Chicago based junior lightweights Jose Hernandez and Juan Carlos “EL PEZ” Martinez will meet in the ten round co-main event on Saturday, September 26th at “WARRIORS COLLIDE/WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 6.”

 Presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, “WARRIORS COLLIDE/WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 6” at Chicago ’s UIC Pavilion is headlined by a lightweight showdown between former world champions David Diaz and Jesus Chavez. (continue reading…)

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