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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 and Oquendo to Pursue Payment and Rematch of Chagaev

Fres Oquendo’s wife and newborn were in the hospital when he boarded a plane to Grozny, Russia in July to take on Ruslan Chagaev for the WBA Heavyweight title – a fight that was slated to take place just 36 hours after his arrival. For his troubles, Oquendo was guaranteed a purse of $1 million dollars and a rematch within 120 days in the event that he lost. Continue reading

Boxing Promoter Bobby Hitz to Appear on NBC’s Chicago PD Wednesday

November 11, 2014 — Hitz Boxing Entertainment founder and promoter Bobby Hitz is a man who wears many hats, and tomorrow night he will showcase his acting talents when he plays the owner of a boxing gym on the hit NBC police drama Chicago PD. It isn’t a stretch for Hitz, whose acting credits include a recurring role in the TV series Mob Doctor. 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

Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas to face off with undefeated Rafael Hernandez

Chicago, IL Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Chicago’s Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas (10-1-1, 4 KOs) looks to hand Rafael Hernandez (8-0, 5 KOs) of Grand Rapids, MI, his first defeat when the two square off in eight round welterweight bout during Hitz Boxing’s “Fight Night at Horseshoe Hammond” at The Venue on Friday, September 19. 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

Hitz Boxing: Chagaev- Oquendo Lawsuit

Chicago, IL (June 21, 2014) With an announced date of Sunday, JULY 6 for a planned World Boxing Association (‘WBA’) “Regular” Heavyweight Title bout between Chicago’s Fres Oquendo and Ruslan Chagaev in Grozny, Russia, Chicago based promoter Bobby Hitz of Hitz Boxing and his partner Square Ring Promotions have filed a lawsuit to protect their exclusive promotional rights in regards to Oquendo. Continue reading