Shot Of The Day: Donovan George Throws Out First Pitch At Cubs Game

CHICAGO, IL (April 27, 2010) Undefeated super middleweight Donovan “DA BOMB” George took to the mound at Wrigley Field on Monday night and threw a perfect strike during first pitch ceremonies held prior to the Chicago Cubs/Washington Nationals game.

This Friday night, April 30th, George, 19-0-1 (17KO’s) will battle highly regarded Ghanaian veteran Osumanu Adama, 17-1-0 (13KO’s) in a scheduled eight round bout at THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion..

boxingTHE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS will be broadcast on Showtime's boxing series, “SHOBOX, The New Generation” with a start time of 11PM ET, 10PM CST.

Also featured at THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS is 24 year old Edwin “LA BOMBA” Rodriguez. A native of the Dominican Republic, Rodriguez brings a record of 14-0-0 with ten knockouts into the eight round battle with St. Louis based veteran Kevin Engel, 17-2-0 (14KO’s).

Rounding out THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS is a ten round bout between Houston’s Marcus “TOO MUCH” Johnson, 18-0-0 (14KO’s) and Derek “THE BLACK LION” Edwards, 25-0-0 (13KO’s).

Presented by DiBella Entertainment, Warriors Boxing and Chicago’s 8 Count Productions, advance tickets for THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUPERMIDDLEWEIGHTS, starting at $31, can be purchased through Ticketmaster (, phone 1-800-745-3000) and the 8 Count Productions Office, (312-226-5800). Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7:00pm with the first bell at 7:30pm.


Article posted on 26.04.2010

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