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Ticket Drawing for 'War for 4' at 'Summer Sizzle' This Friday

CHICAGO - As part of SUMMER SIZZLE, a world class evening of professional boxing presented by Chicago’s 8 Count Productions this Friday night, July 13th at the Congress Theater, undefeated super middleweight prospect Donovan “DA BOMB” George will be present to participate in a ticket drawing for “WAR FOR 4!” a world championship extravaganza headlined by a showdown between WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz and three division world champion Erik Morales on August 4th at the Allstate Arena..

George is currently training for his upcoming eight round bout against Chicagoan Shay Mobley on the undercard of “WAR FOR 4!”.

Said Pesoli, “We’ve got an outstanding evening of boxing planned for this Friday night at the Congress and we’re very happy to have Donovan take part in our drawing for tickets to the huge August 4th event.”

“WAR FOR 4!” and SUMMER SIZZLE are both presented by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporated and Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions.

Tickets for SUMMER SIZZLE can be purchased in advance by calling the 8 Count Productions office at 312-226-5800. The newly remodeled Congress Theater is conveniently located minutes from downtown Chicago at 2135 N. Milwaukee , just one mile west of the Kennedy Expressway by way of the Armitage Ave. exit.

Doors for this event open at 5:30pm with the first bell at 6:30pm. For additional information on the Congress Theater, please visit their website at www.congresschicago.com

The full SUMMER SIZZLE card is:

Baudel Cardenas vs. Francisco Lorenzo, ten rounds, super featherweights

Wilton Hilario vs. Juan Carlos Martinez, eight rounds, super featherweights

Ivan Rodriguez vs. Vineash Rungea, six rounds, super bantamweights

Francisco Rodriguez vs. Alejandro Garcia, six rounds bantamweights

Miguel Angel Garcia vs. Manuel Sarabia, six rounds, super featherweights

Andrzej Fonfara, vs. Joshua Rodriguez, four rounds, junior middleweights

George Esho vs. Johnny Parker, four rounds, junior welterweights

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

The open to the public weigh-in for this event will be held at Chicago ’s Club Aquarius at 7pm on Thursday, July 12th. Club Aquarius, featuring some of the finest Mexican food in Chicago , is located at 2459 N. Pulaski on the Northwest Side of Chicago.

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 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 09.07.2007



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