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Dimar Ortuz Gears Up for Another Rugged War in Hammond

by on Nov.07, 2012, under Boxing News

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Chicago cruiserweight fighter Dimar “Strongman” Ortuz is in heavy preparations for another tough war, this one on Thanksgiving Eve at Hitz Boxing’s “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” boxing event on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.

The undefeated (5-0, 3 KOs) 31-year-old Ortuz wowed Horseshoe fans last August with his savage battle against then-undefeated (8-0) Donta Woods, grinding Woods down and dropping him twice in an eight-round thriller. (continue reading…)

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Spectacular Thanksgiving Eve Boxing Event Planned for Final Hitz Boxing ‘Fight Night at the Horseshoe’ of the Year on Black Wednesday, November 21

by on Oct.29, 2012, under Boxing News

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Promoter Bobby Hitz of Hitz Boxing will continue his yearly tradition of doing a boxing event on Thanksgiving Eve with his final “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” instalment of the year on a very special date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.

Packed with local and international talent, Hitz’s remarkably popular Horseshoe shows never fail to deliver on action or old-school boxing glitz. Add in the fact that his annual Black Wednesday galas are “the place to be” in the Chicago every year on that day and a very special evening of world-class professional boxing is assured. (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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Johnny Lewus Successfully Continues Comeback at Belvedere Bash

by on Nov.24, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Terry Martin Scores First-Round KO; Chicago Fighters Correa, Taylor and Jimenez Go the Distance on Thanksgiving Eve Card

Allen Litzau (L) dodges a blow from Johnny Lewus (R)

Allen Litzau (L) dodges a blow from Johnny Lewus (R)

Report by Kerstin Broockmann

Photos by Scott Dray

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, November 23, 2011 — Hitz promotions offered up a Thanksgiving Eve treat for fight fans at the ritzy Belvedere this evening. The event featured a trim Johnny Lewus taking on St. Paul’s Allen Litzau in a six-round main event, former UFC fighter Terry Martin looking to keep his boxing record perfect in his fifth fight, undefeated Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez taking on the more experienced James Denson, a battle of local rivals Gerald Taylor and Bruce Rumbolz and the professional debut of Chicago Golden Gloves Super Heavyweight Champion Erick Correa.

Terry Martin (L) squares off against Thomas Boose

Terry Martin (L) squares off against Thomas Boose

Starting off the evening, Chicago’s Terry Martin (203.5 lbs., 5-0, 5KO’s) tested the boxing skills he has been developing under renowned trainer Sam Colonna against the overmatched Thomas “TNT” Boose (208 lbs., 0-5) of Rockford, IL, in a heavyweight bout. The bout began with an exchange of jabs, with Boose using his superior reach to land a few more shots. The first telling blow of the bout arrived in the form of a left hook from Martin midway through the first round. While the pace was by no means blistering, Martin was more effective in mixing up his shots, bloodying Boose’s nose. A right hook to the body and a short overhand right foretold the eventual end, which came at 2:59 of the first when Martin landed a hook to Boose’s ribcage and followed up with a right to the chin that toppled Boose, who staggered to his feet, but not in time to keep Referee Celestino Ruiz from calling the knockout. Boose took the loss gracefully and Martin keeps his win and knockout record intact. (continue reading…)

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Terry Martin: Heavy Hands, Giant Heart

by on Nov.22, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

CHICAGO, IL, November 21, 2011 — He really does look like Mike Tyson. And when he walks into the ring and knocks some poor soul into next week with one punch, it only furthers the resemblance.

But MMA star and fledgling pro boxer Terry Martin is his own man; a remarkable one. (continue reading…)

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