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Asberry, Buettner, Jimenez, Navarro and Navarette to kick off Hitz Boxing’s Chicago’s 2014 season

Chicago, IL, Monday, January 13, 2014–Bobby Hitz announced that Hitz Boxing will kick off the 2014 Chicago boxing season on Friday, January 31 as part of The Horseshoe Presents: Hitz Boxing’s Fight Night at the Belvedere at 7:00 PM at Belvedere Events & Banquets in Elk Grove Village, IL. The card will feature heavyweight Nick Asberry (2-0, 2 KOs) of Waukegan, IL, light heavyweight Simon “The Punisher” Buettner (5-0, 3 KOs) of Carpentersville, IL, exciting super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (11-0, 8 KOs), super featherweight Fidel Navarrete (3-0-1, 3 KOs) of Highland, IN and welterweight Roy Navarro (3-1, 2 KOs) of Downers Grove, IL. Tickets start at $40.00 and are available at and

“Mike is more than ready to return to the ring and I am glad he is helping us kick off the 2014 campaign,” said Hitz. “Our up and coming guys, Nick, Simon, Fidel and Roy will definitely impress local fight fans on the 31st as well as throughout the year.”

Also on the card are, light heavyweight Mike Reid of Joliet, IL and light welterweight Joey Hefferle who will both be making their pro-debuts as well as welterweight Eddie Ramirez (1-0, 1 KO) of Aurora, IL and welterweight Jimmy “The Truth” Herrera (10-5, 2 KOs) of Franklin Park, IL.

On Friday, February 28, Hitz Boxing returns to The Venue in Hammond for its wildly popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” series. On Saturday, February 8, boxing legend Mike Tyson will take the stage at The Venue for his acclaimed one man play “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” directed by Spike Lee. Tickets for both are available at