Chicago's El Korita To Host Solo Boxeo Weigh-In Thursday Night

EL KORITA restaurant will be the place for Chicago fight fans Thursday night, October 25th as they host this week’s 3 GALLOS/SOLO BOXEO weigh-in on the eve of world class professional championship boxing set for Cicero Stadium on Friday, October 26th..

EL KORITA is located at 4933 S. Ashland on the southwest side of Chicago, just ten minutes south of the Stevenson expressway. The weigh-in, scheduled to start at 7pm, will feature former world champion Martin “EL GALLITO” Castillo, world ranked contender Giovanni “THE AZTEC WARRIOR” Segura and prospect Jorge “EL MAROMERITO” Paez Jr. son of former Mexican boxing champion Jorge “EL MAROMERO” Paez Sr.

The open to the public weigh-in is an excellent opportunity for fans to obtain pictures and autographs from their favorite fighters. Tickets for the

3 GALLOS/SOLO BOXEO evening of world class professional boxing can also be purchased in advance at the weigh-in.

3 GALLOS is presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING and Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporated along with TCF Bank, Tecate Beer and AeroMexico, Mexico’s premier airline travel headquarters.

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. Tickets are available in advance by calling 312-226-5800.

The full 3 GALLOS card is as follows;

Martin Castillo vs. Jonathan Perez, ten rounds, super flyweights

Giovanni Segura vs. Wilfrido Valdez, ten rounds, junior flyweights

Jorge Paez Sr. vs. Aaron Drake, eight rounds, junior welteweights

Guadalupe Diaz vs. Joshua Rodriguez, six rounds, welterweights

Miguel Angel Figueroa vs. Cory Hall, four rounds, lightweights

Eric Estrada vs. Greg Dziubek, four rounds, super bantamweights

Elliott Alvarado vs. TBA, four rounds, welterweights

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 and

Article posted on 24.10.2007

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