"Night of Honor" on Friday, April 22

09.04.05 - Dominic Pesoli's 8 Count Productions in association with Bob Arum's Top Rank Incorporated and Miller Lite present "Night of Honor" on Friday, April 22, 2005 at the Cicero Stadium, 1909 S. Laramie. This installment of THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, will be televised internationally by Telefutura's SOLO BOXEO de Miller Friday night boxing series..

"Night of Honor" will be headlined by a lightweight ten rounder between Mexican contenders Jose Armando Santa Cruz, 18-0 (9KO's) of Lincoln Heights, CA and Omar Bernal, 25-6-3 (19KO's) of Mazatlan, Mexico.

The co-main event features an eight round battle between welterweight prospects, Francisco Rincon, 9-1 (4KO's) of Coahuila, Mexico and Floyd Trumpet, 12-5-2 (6KO's) of Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Also on the action packed card is a special feature attraction as hot prospect Jimmy Gonzalez, 1-0 (1KO) battles hard swinging Michael "The Midnight Stalker" Walker, 6-0 (4KO's) in a Chicagoland crosstown showdown.

Additionally appearing on the card is local fan favorite Francisco Rodriguez, 2-0 (2KO's) in a scheduled four round bout. Fast rising super middleweight Ottu Holifield, 3-0 will do battle in another four round bout. Junior middleweight Trinidad Garcia, 4-1-1 returns to the 8 Count Productions' ring in a scheduled six rounder.

Making her 8 Count Productions debut will be Chicagoan super middleweight Elizabeth Kerin, 3-3-1 in a scheduled six rounder. Also making his first appearence in Chicago is super featherweight Carney Bowman, 4-0 (2KO's) of York, Pennsylvania in a four round bout.

Tickets, starting at $30 can be purchased in advance by calling 312-226-5800. The Cicero Stadium is easily accessible from the Eisenhower Expressway off the Laramie Ave. exit and Stevenson Expressway from the Cicero Ave. or Central Ave. exits. More information on this terrific evening of professional boxing will be announced shortly.

For details on huge wins posted by Miguel Hernandez, David Pareja, Frankie Tafoya, Jose Andres Hernandez, Donovan George and Rita Figueroa please visit the following website reports;

Also check Monday's copy of Chicago Hoy newspaper and this Thursday's edition of Chicago La Raza for full coverage of this terrific evening of boxing.

8 Count Productions is proud to announce that they have partnered with The Chicago Gloves to present the best of Chicagoland's amateur boxers. The Chicago Golden Gloves start their annual three week tournament this Tuesday night, April 12th at St. Andrews Gym, 1651 W. Addison on the north side of Chicago. For more information, complete schedules and advance tickets for this outstanding event visit The Chicago Golden Gloves website at or call 773-921-4000.

8 Count Productions will bring Chicagoland THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING RADIO HOUR starting on Wednesday, April 20th at 6pm on WJJG 1530AM. Stay tuned for more information on this weekly radio show for all Chicagoland boxing fans.

JABB Boxing Gym has been the host of a tremendous surge of female boxers which was featured in a front page story in the Chicago Tribune this past Thursday. To view this article hit this link

For more information on JABB Boxing Gym, home to many of Chicagoland's finest professional and amateur boxers, and their wide variety of classes and camps for competitors of all levels, visit their website at

Article posted on 09.04.2005

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