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Iron Fist Davis in co-main event Friday

06.05.07 - Chicago heavyweight Carl “IRON FIST” Davis returns to the ring this Friday night against Zack Page at Cicero Stadium in the ten round co-main event of MANO A MANO presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING. MANO A MANO, another evening of world class professional boxing, is presented by 8 Count Productions along with TCF Bank and Miller Beer..

Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Laramie, just minutes from the Eisenhower and Stevenson Expressways. Doors for this event will open at 7:00pm with the first bell at 8:00pm. Tickets are available in advance by calling 312-226-5800.

Davis, 9-2 (8KO’s) is coming off a devastating first round knockout of Nigerian Innocent Otukwu three months ago in front of a stunned crowd at Cicero Stadium. The knockout was the eighth of Davis’ career, all of which have come in the first two rounds. Standing 6’4” and weighing 235 pounds, Davis brings size and tremendous punching power to the ring.

Warren, Ohio native Page, 13-12-1 (5KO’s) has fought numerous highly regarded contenders and prospects. On October 20, 2006, Page won a unanimous decision over former world champion Lou Del Valle in Youngstown, Ohio. He has also been in distance battles with Dominick Guinn, Jonathan Banks, Mike Mollo and Mike Marrone.

Said Pesoli, “This is a terrific match up and a real test for Carl. Page is a tough veteran who has been in some close, hard fought fights with some of the best prospects in boxing.

Carl’s made a big name for himself in Chicago with his quick knockouts that our fans love, but no one has done that to Page yet.”


The full MANO A MANO fight card is;

Tavoris Cloud vs. Jim Strohl, ten rounds, light heavyweights
Carl Davis vs. Zack Page, ten rounds, heavyweights
Angel Hernandez vs. Kendall Gould, six rounds, middleweights
Leo Martinez vs. TBA, six rounds, lightweights
Jeff Curran vs. Guadalupe Diaz, four rounds, junior middleweights

Article posted on 07.05.2007



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