CHICAGO, IL (September 20, 2009) The David Diaz/Jesus Chavez lightweight showdown from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion this Saturday nigh, September 26th will be broadcast live on GOFIGHTLIVE.TV, it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions.
The Diaz/Chavez bout headlines “WARRIORS COLLIDE/WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 6”, a seven bout evening of world class professional boxing all of which will be broadcast.
Said Pesoli, “We’ve gotten a huge response from fight fans not only in the Chicagoland area but across the globe and this allows everyone to view this great matchup. In addition we’ve put together a terrific undercard which will make for an outstanding broadcast.”
The broadcast fee to view “WARRIORS COLLIDE/WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 6” will be $9.99, available live at 9PM EST, 8PM CST, on September 26th and On Demand through GOFIGHTLIVE.TV and can be ordered by clicking:
The co-main event at “WARRIORS COLLIDE/WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 6” will feature Chicago fan favorites Jose Andres Hernandez, 22-4-0 (14KO’s), and Juan Carlos “EL PEZ” Martinez, 16-11-1 (7KO’s) in a ten round junior lightweight bout.
Also on the undercard Chicago based undefeated junior welterweight prospect Ivan Popoca, 11-0-1 (7KO’s) will face heavy handed Puerto Rican veteran Mike Gonzalez, 10-6-1 (9KO’s) in an eight round bout.
A special attraction six round Chicago lightweight bout will feature Jaime “SUPERFLY” Sandoval, 15-4-1 (12KO’s), brother of Jesus Chavez, battling Oscar De La Cruz, 5-7-0 (2KO’s).
In addition, sensational newcomer Diamond Baier, 1-0-1, will appear in a four round junior lightweight bout against Mexico’s Jose Guzman, 6-2-0 (5KO’s).
Rounding out the card, undefeated Chicago based newcomers Achour Esho and David Latoria will return to action, each in four round bouts.
Welterweight Esho, 3-0-0 (2KO’s), will face Tampa, Florida native Ricky Thompson,
1-6-0 (1KO) while heavyweight Latoria, 2-0-0 (2KO’s) will battle Jeremiah Williams, 0-2-0, of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Tickets for “WARRIORS COLLIDE/WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 6” are priced at $151, $101, $76, $51 and $31, and are available through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), the UIC Pavilion Box Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions Office (312-226-5800).
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm. The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Racine, just one block south of the Eisenhower Expressway.. For further information, please visit their website at www.uicpavilion.com. ). The UIC Pavilion is now serving alcohol at all boxing events.
8 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 Chicagoland. In 2003, Pesoli along with former featherweight contender Mike Garcia, opened JABB Boxing Gym, a 6,000 square foot venue dedicated to the finest Chicagoland boxers of all talent levels.
For more information on 8 Count Productions and JABB Boxing Gym, please visit www.8countproductions.com and www.jabbboxing.com