CROSSROADS/ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT
CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA WORKOUT
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 12NOON, 8
COUNT BOXING GYM
WHO: World Ranked Light Hvwt Andrzej Fonfara,
Welterweight Prospect Ivan Popoca,
Pesoli, President/8 Count Productions
Frank Muggs/Round 3
WHAT: Chicago Media
WHERE: 8 Count Boxing Gym, 410 N. Oakley, Second
WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 12NOON CST
World ranked light heavyweight Andrzej ‘The Polish Prince” Fonfara and welterweight prospect Ivan “EL Marro” Popoca along with Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions will host a Chicago Public Media
Workout on Tuesday, June 5th at 12Noon at the 8 Count Boxing Gym.
Chicago Public Media Workout is held in advance of “CROSSROADS”, a world-class evening
of professional boxing broadcast on ESPN
Friday Night Fights on Friday, July 13, 2012.
by 8 Count Productions and Warriors Boxing along with BlueWave Boxing, “CROSSROADS” is headlined by a ten
round light heavyweight clash between former world champion Glen “The Road Warrior” Johnson and
Chicago’s popular world ranked contender, “Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara.
co-main event will feature a ten round welterweight battle between legendary
two-time former world champion Jose Luis
“EL Terrible” Castillo and longtime Chicago fan favorite Ivan “EL Marro”
tickets for “CROSSROADS”,
priced at $151, $101, $51 and $31, can be obtained through Ticketmaster
(Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000), the 8 Count Productions Offices, 312-226-5800 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office, 312-413-5740.
UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Harrison, at the corner of Harrison and
Racine on the campus of University of Illinois-Chicago. Doors on the night of
the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 7:45pm.
ABOUT 8 COUNT PRODUCTIONS
Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO
BOXING, was started by Dominic Pesoli in 1998 and has
consistently presented the highest quality professional boxing events in
currently under the 8 Count Productions banner include; super middleweight
contender Donovan George, world ranked light heavyweight Andrzej
Fonfara, former world title challenger Edner
Cherry, middleweight prospect Viktor
Polyakov, junior welterweight prospects Ivan Popoca and Adrian
Granados along with welterweights Achour Esho and Jaime
more information on 8 Count Productions please visit their new website, www.8countproductions.com. Follow them
on Twitter at 8_Count and Facebook at “8
in 2003, Warriors Boxing operates under a simple philosophy—bring the best
boxers in the world to fight fans, match them in competitive bouts, and in
doing so help re-establish the sport of boxing for a new generation.
a series of successful Pay-Per-View shows and packed houses to it’s credit, the
Warriors business model is working wonders in a sport that was sorely in need
of the innovation and energy that the company brings to the table.
it comes down to it though, a promotional company is only as good as the
fighters and fights it promotes. Warriors Boxing has delivered on all fronts,
with outstanding bouts such as Lara-Molina,
Cayo-Peterson, Abraham-Miranda I and II, Miranda-Pavlik, Miranda-Green,
Ibragimov-Briggs, Ibragimov-Klitschko, Urango-Hatton, Urango-Bailey,
Cayo-Maidana and Ibraginov-Holyfield.
information on Warriors Boxing, visit their website at www.WarriorsBoxing.com.