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Velasquez, George and Cisneros in April 13th 'Resurrection'

CHICAGO'S 8 Count Productions returns to Cicero Stadium on Friday, April 13th to present RESURRECTION, another evening of world class professional boxing. The six bout RESURRECTION event is presented by Dominic Pesoli's 8 Count Productions and Bob Arumís Top Rank Incorporated, along with TCF Bank and TECATE Beer. 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. Advanced tickets can be obtained by calling 312-226-5800..

Headlining the card is a terrific twelve round super featherweight battle between Hector Velasquez of Tijuana, Mexico and Dominican veteran Francisco Lorenzo. In the co-main event hot lightweight prospect Brandon Rios of Oxnard, California will square off against Dallas, TX native Anthony Vasquez.

Also featured on the card are Chicago prospects Donovan ďDA BOMB" George and junior middleweight Rudy Cisneros of ESPNís The Contender series in separate bouts.

In addition, Chicago based welterweights Ivan Popoca and Andrzej Fonfara will battle in separate four round bouts.

The full RESURRECTION card is:
Hector Velasquez vs. Francisco Lorenzo, twelve rounds, super featherweights
Brandon Rios vs. Anthony Vasquez, eight rounds, lightweights
Donovan George vs. Alberto Mercedes, six rounds, super middleweight
Rudy Cisneros vs. TBA, six rounds, junior middleweights
Ivan Popoca vs. TBA, four rounds, welterweights
Andrzej Fonfara vs. TBA, four rounds, welterweights

More information on this event will be announced shortly.

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

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 17.03.2007



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