David Estrada Training Camp Photos And Quotes
CHICAGO, IL (August 11, 2009) Amidst the sweltering heat in Chicago, welterweight contender “KING DAVID” Estrada trains diligently for his showdown with Chris Gray at “WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 5”, set for Friday, August 21st at the UIC Pavilion in downtown Chicago. “WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 5” is presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING since 1998. Advance tickets for “WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 5”, starting at $31, can be purchased through the 8 Count Productions office at 312-226-5800 and through Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com..
“I’m up early everyday for my run and then here in the gym for my training and sparring. I’m training for this fight as if it’s a world title bout” said Estrada. “This bout is the first step towards me moving back up in the rankings and I want to be fully prepared for whatever Gray tries to do on August 21st.”
The 30 year old Estrada, 22-6-0 (13KO’s), has fought numerous world class fighters in his ten year career including world champions Shane Mosley, Andre Berto and Kermit Cintron, along with contenders Chris Smith, Ishe Smith, Jesus Soto-Karass and Nurhan Suleymanoglu.
Most recently, Estrada battled Luis Abregu on December 5, 2008, in a bout broadcast on Showtime. Although seemingly well ahead in the fight, Estrada was deemed by the judges to have lost by split decision which angered the packed house at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez , California .
The undercard at “WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 5” features several outstanding undefeated prospects including; middleweight Foster Nkodo, heavyweight David Latoria, welterweight Tony Maldonado, junior welterweight Ramiro Carrillo and pro debuting Antonio Avila. .
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm. The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Racine , just one block south of the Eisenhower Expressway. For further information, please visit their website at www.uicpavilion.com
8 Count Productions, HOME OF THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, was started by Dominic Pesoli in 1998 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.
For more information on 8 Count Productions and JABB Boxing Gym, please visit www.8countproductions.com and www.jabbboxing.com
Article posted on 11.08.2009
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