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Hitz Boxing to close out successful 2013 season on Black Wednesday at Horseshoe Casino

Chicago, IL, Wednesday, September 25, 2013–Bobby Hitz announced today that Hitz Boxing will cap off its dynamic 2013 season with “Fight Night at the Horseshoe: The Black Wednesday Battle” on Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00 PM at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN. Hitz’ annual tradition of holding a Thanksgiving eve, also referred to as “Black Wednesday” show began in the early 90’s when he promoted his wildly popular “Ramada Rumble” series at the O’Hare Ramada Inn and its been a staple of both the Chicago boxing and night life scenes ever since. The line up and ticket information will be announced shortly.

“This has been an awesome year for Hitz Boxing and there is no better way to close out this season than with our annual ‘Black Wednesday’ show, which is an excellent way to kick-off the holiday season for both hardcore and casual fans,” said Hitz. “Chicago fans love boxing and their support demonstrates how strong this sport is. We are excited to stage our sixth show this year and look forward to continuing this momentum in 2014!”

In addition to its “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” series in Hammond which was held on February 15, April 20, June 8 and September 13, Hitz Boxing returned to Illinois on August 30, with the launch of its “Night of the Rising Stars” at the Cicero Stadium.

“We are thrilled to be back in Illinois and appreciate the effort of Nancy Ilg and the Illinois Athletic Commission in working with us,” said Hitz. “The family atmosphere in Cicero, combined with the electric energy at the Horseshoe give us two exciting, yet unique experiences to provide local boxing fans.”

Since its debut in 1991, Hitz Boxing has been the midwest’s leading boxing promoter. Led by Bobby Hitz, who boasted a 21-4 record with 18 KO’s as a boxer, Hitz Boxing is the longest running boxing promoter in the Chicago area dating back to the bi-monthly boxing series the “Ramada Rumble,” held at the former Rosemont Ramada Inn. The organization currently promotes the wildly popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN and is the subject of the actuality show “Hitz Boxing,” a web series which has amassed over 5 million internet views. Over the year’s the organization has produced matches that have included some of the top names in boxing such as James Toney, Antonio Tarver, Montell Griffin, Iran Barkley, Andrew Golota and “Fast Fres Oquendo.

The $500 million Horseshoe Casino, a Caesars Entertainment Corporation property, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago is the premier entertainment and gambling destination in Chicagoland. Where legendary gaming lives on, Horseshoe boasts more than 350,000 square feet with over 3,000 slot machines, over 100 table games, one of the largest poker rooms in the Midwest, and more. The Venue at Horseshoe Casino is proud to offer the ultimate concert and entertainment destination and premier experience in a flexible space that can hold up to 3,300 guests. Dining elegance is not overlooked and guests can choose from a variety of dining options including; Jack Binion’s Steak House which overlooks Lake Michigan and winner of the 2009, 2010, 2011 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the May 2012 OpenTable Diners’ Choice award, around-the-globe variety at the Village Square Buffet, and a taste of Chicago at Benny’s Pub and Eatery.

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