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Fonfara vs. Eberto Medina in Cicero Friday Night

(CHICAGO, November 27, 2006) Exciting prospect Andrzej Fonfara returns to Cicero Stadium this Friday night to take on Eberto Medina, it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions. The five round welterweight bout is part of DECEMBER FRENZY, a nine bout evening of world class professional boxing, presented by 8 Count Productions and Bob Arum's Top Rank Incorporated along with Miller Lite and TCF Bank..

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, starting at $30, are on sale in advance by calling 312-226-5800.

Fonfara, 4-0 (1KO), a native of Warsaw , Poland has quickly established himself as an electrifying performer in his first four professional bouts this year. Only 19 years old, Fonfara has displayed a full array of boxing skills to accompany his fast hands.

The 23 year old Medina, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania enters the ring with a record of 1-1 (1KO).

Said Pesoli, "Andrzej has been an outstanding addition to the Chicago boxing scene. Our fans love his style and he puts on a terrific show. His pro career is off to a great start."

The full DECEMBER FRENZY fight card is as follows;

Ricardo Castillo vs. Takalani Ndlovu, super bantamweights, twelve rounds

WBC Title Eliminator

Francisco Lorenzo vs. Cristobal Cruz, super featherweights, eight rounds

Alejandro Valdez vs. TBA, bantamweights, eight rounds

Mike Nevitt vs. Paulino Avitia, light heavyweights, six rounds

Wilton Hilario vs. Jesse King, featherweight, six rounds

Ivan Rodriguez vs. Benjamin Orozco, bantamweights, six rounds

Thomas Hayes vs. Jim Franklin, heavyweights, six rounds

Andrzej Fonfara vs. Eberto Medina, welterweights, five rounds

Victor Polakov vs. TBA, middleweights, four rounds

The Master of Ceremonies for this event will be the internationally recognized voice of Latino boxing, Lupe Contreras.

The weigh in for this event will be held at on Thursday, November 30th at 7pm at Club Aquarius, 2459 N. Pulaski on the northwest side of Chicago.

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 27.11.2006



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