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Statement from Bobby Hitz/Hitz Boxing on rumors of Donovan George pulling of his fight with Jean Pascal

“We highly dispute any reports that Donovan George pulled out of this fight. It’s true that he juts had twins, but as of late this afternoon, on our end, we are still a go. We were still negotiating the final details with Interbox. Since Bute pulled out of his fight, there’s been a lot of confusion as to how to elevate this fight to the main event. A lot of people were muddying the waters on how to make this thing happen, but at the end of the day Pierre Duc, his team and I put this fight back together.

We have flight arrangements, and we are scheduled to arrive in Montreal on the 30th of November, and we intend on fulfilling that. These reports have been manufactured to try to add confusion to his training camp, but I can guarantee you this: Pascal better get ready, because Donovan’s coming to knock him out.”

Mike Jimenez to Headline Fight Night at the Horseshoe Hammond

Hitz Boxing marks a milestone next Saturday, November 29th, when it closes out its fifth year of its partnership with the Horseshoe Hammond. A Chicago staple for more than twenty years, Hitz continues its commitment to local boxing, with a stacked card headlined by Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (15-0, 10KO) vs. Ghanan knockout artist Sena Agbeko (15-1, 15KO). The North American Boxing Association (NABA) Super Middleweight Title will be on the line when the two clash. Continue reading

Hitz Boxing’s Fight Night at Horseshoe Hammond presents Jimenez vs Agbeko on November 29th

Chicago, IL, Tuesday, October 14, 2014–Bobby Hitz announced that Hitz Boxing will close out its amazing 2014 with its annual Thanksgiving week “Fight Night at the Horseshoe Hammond” on Saturday, November 29 at 7:00 PM. The card will feature the always exciting Chicago super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (15-0, 10 KOs) who looks to maintain his perfect record as he takes on Ghanian Sena Agbeko (15-1, 15 KOs) in the eight round main event. Lightweight knock out specialist Frank “Time Bomb” Scalise (9-1, 9 KOs) and the hard working welterweight Genaro Mendez (8-2-1, 5 KOs) both of Chicago, fighting in separate bouts, are the co-main events. Tickets are available at the Horseshoe Casino, by phone at 800.745.3000 and online atticketmaster.com as well as hitzboxing.com. Continue reading

Johnny “Wite Boi” Determan extends his perfect record to 8-0

Chicago, IL, Friday, August 1, 2014-Exciting super flyweight Johnny “Wite Boi” Determan of Omaha, NE, extended his perfect record to 8-0 with 7 KOs following a ruling by Nebraska’s Acting Athletic Commissioner Jim Haynes. Determan’s June 28th fight against Ernie Marquez had previously been ruled a “no contest” following a stoppage due to what had been alleged to be an “accidental head butt.” Continue reading

Russian roulette: Will Oquendo vs. Chagaev take place or not?

Chicago, IL (June 26, 2014) A high stakes game of Russian Roulette is scheduled for next Tuesday, July 1, before Judge Kathleen Kennedy at the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago as to the fate of the World Boxing Association (‘WBA’) WBA Heavyweight Championship fight between Fres Oquendo and Ruslan Chagaev. Hitz Boxing and Square Ring Promotions are seeking an injunction against Oquendo to enjoin his participation in the bout. Continue reading