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Herrera and Granados added to Windy City Fight Night 10

CHICAGO, IL (July 9, 2010) Sensational young, undefeated prospects Jaime Herrera and Adrian Granados have been added to WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 11 set for Friday, August 6th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion, it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions. Herrera and Granados are each coming off outstanding performances at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 10, held on Saturday, June 19th, Herrera with a crushing third round knockout of Atlanta, Georgia’s Nick Smith and Granados storming to a five round shutout unanimous decision over Mike Culbert of Milwaukee, WI..

Said Pesoli, “Both Jaime and Adrian personify the WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT series. Boxing fans are continuously looking for the next hot prospect or the next contenders. For each of them the sky is the limit, they’re enormously talented young men and they have a very large and vocal fan base.”

With the knockout of Smith, Herrera improved to 3-0-0 (2KO’s), Granados also moving to an identical 3-0-0 (2KO’s) with his win.

WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 11 is headlined by an eight round heavyweight showdown between Chicago fan favorite Mike Mollo, 20-3-0 (12KO’s) and Franklin Lawrence, 12-2-2 (7KO’s) of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Also featured on the undercard at WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 11 in separate bouts are lightweight prospect Antonio Avila, 3-1-0 (1KO), welterweight Genaro Mendez, 1-0-0 and Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez, 1-0-0 (1KO).

Presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, advance tickets for WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 11, starting at $31 are available through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), the UIC Pavilion Box Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions’ Office (312-226-5800).

Further information on these and other bouts will be announced shortly.

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.

Fighters currently under the 8 Count Productions banner include; super middleweight contender Donovan “DA BOMB” George, junior welterweight prospect Ivan Popoca, light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara, featherweight Jose Hernandez, welterweight Jaime Herrera and junior middleweight Luciano Perez.

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

Article posted on 10.07.2010



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