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Jorge Paez Jr. Returns on October 26

paezJunior welterweight prospect Jorge “MAROMERITO” Paez Jr., son of Mexico’s immensely popular former world champion Jorge “MAROMERO” Paez Sr., makes his Chicago debut this Friday night, October 26th in the featured bout at 3 GALLOS, an evening of world class professional boxing at Cicero Stadium presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING.

Said Pesoli, “We’re thrilled to have Jorge’s son battle in his Chicago debut this Friday night. “MAROMERO” is a long time friend of 8 Count and our fans are very excited to see his son fight. One of the biggest nights in recent Chicago boxing was presenting Jorge’s fight at the DePaul Athletic Center in 2003 in front of 3,500 people..

Since we announced this terrific 3 GALLOS card our phones have been very busy with fight fans who want to see Paez Jr. along with former world champion Martin Castillo and Giovanni Segura who’s a terrific all action fighter that our fans have really taken too. It’s an outstanding card from top to bottom and amongst the best we’ve presented this year.”

Paez Jr., 17-1 (10KO’s), fighting out of Mexicali, Mexico will face Kansas City veteran Aaron Drake, 12-5 (9KO’s) in a scheduled eight round junior welterweight bout. Fight fans can view Paez Jr’s second round knockout of Javier Segura at www.youtube.com

Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Laramie, just minutes from the Eisenhower and Stevenson Expressways. Doors for this event will open at 5:30pm with the first bell at 6:30pm. Tickets are available in advance by calling 312-226-5800.

The full 3 GALLOS card is as follows;

Martin Castillo vs. Jonathan Perez, ten rounds, super flyweights
Giovanni Segura vs. Wilfrido Valdez, ten rounds, junior flyweights
Jorge Paez Sr. vs, Aaron Drake, eight rounds, junior welteweights
Guadalupe Diaz vs. Joshua Rodriguez, six rounds, welterweights
Miguel Angel Figueroa vs. Cory Hall, four rounds, lightweights
Eric Estrada vs. Greg Dziubek, four rounds, super bantamweights
Elliott Alvarado vs. TBA, four rounds, welterweights


3 GALLOS is presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions and Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporated along with TCF Bank, Tecate Beer and AeroMexico, Mexico’s premier airline travel headquarters.

8 Count Productions was started by Dominic Pesoli in 1997 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.

To view the seating chart and poster for this event or for more information on 8 Count Productions and JABB Boxing Gym, please visit www.8countproductions.com and www.jabbboxinggym.com

Article posted on 24.10.2007



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