LIGHTNING STRIKES SET FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 21st AT CICERO STADIUM
DIAZ AND ORTIZ THRILL PACKED HOUSE AT THE ARAGON ZEPEDA AND FIGUEROA BOMB AWAY IN SIX ROUND COLLISION RINCON STOPS VENEGAS IN FOURTH HUGE WINS POSTED BY MIKE NEVITT, RITA FIGUEROA, WILTON HONARIO, JOSE MANUEL ORTEGA AND TAVORIS CLOUD
SUMYA ANANI VS. TERRI BLAIR IN WOMEN’S WORLD TITLE FIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRAND VICTORIA CASINO IN RISING SUNIN UNDERCARD FEATURES UNDEFEATED PROSPECTS MICHAEL WALKER, MIKE GONZALEZ AND AARON PRYOR JR.
8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING packed the house this past Friday night as a huge crowd turned out for MADNESS IN MARCH, a St. Patrick’s Day event at the Aragon Ballroom. Chicagoland’s most popular fighter David Diaz took a unanimous decision in his ten round bout battle with Silverio Ortiz that had the crowd on their feet for the duration supporting the two warriors in the electrifying main event.
In the co-main event Francisco Rincon returned to Chicago with a fourth round stoppage of Gilbert Venegas. With most of the fight being fought evenly, Rincon earned the victory after Venegas suffered a bad cut in the third round and the ringside physician declared that he could not continue.
Undercard action saw a first round knockout by newcomer Wilton Hilario over Jeremy Marts, a six round decision by Barbaro Zepeda over Miguel Figueroa in a six round brutal war which had the packed house screaming and cheering for both fighters and a six round decision for IRISH Mike Nevitt over Jesse Sanders.
Others posting victories includes Rita Figueroa, Jose Manuel Ortega and Tavoris Cloud.
Said Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions, “The huge crowds are a testament to what were doing and will continue to do, promote quality events and competitive fights. Fans know when they come to our events, they’ll have a great time and see terrific fights. We’re extremely thankful for their continued support.”
The entire off-TV undercard will be available for viewing this week at Maxboxing.com.
Maxboxing also has terrific stories on Dominic Pesoli and David Diaz at these two links, http://www.maxboxing.com/Fischer/Fischer0316a06.asp
For an entire wrap up including pictures of the MADNESS IN MARCH event, please visit Cyberboxingzone.com Cyberboxingzone also carried an excellent interview this week with 8 Count Productions’ matchmaker Jerry Alfano at this link http://www.cyberboxingzone.com/news/archives/00001747.htm
This Saturday night, March 25th at the Grand Victoria Casino in Rising Sun, Indiana, 8 Count Productions along with Octavius James’ One in a Million Inc. present an action packed evening of professional boxing headlined by a ten round women’s world title fight between junior welterweights Sumya Anani and Terri Blair. Also featured on the card are undefeated prospects Michael Walker, Mike Gonzalez and Aaron Pryor Jr, the son of boxing legend Aaron Pryor Sr.
Tickets are on sale in advance by calling 312-226-5800.
The next Chicagoland 8 Count Productions event will be LIGHTNING STRIKES on Friday, April 21st at Cicero Stadium. Details on this event will be announced in the coming days.
For more information on 8 Count Productions events and fighters, please visit their website at http://www.8countproductions.com/
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