Fernando Vargas Arrives In Chicago This Saturday

05.08.05 - Main Events and 8 Count Productions are proud to announce the arrival of "Ferocious" Fernando Vargas as he lands in Chicago this Saturday night at O'Hare Airport at 8pm. His arrival at the baggage claim area in Terminal 3 will be met by a full Mariachi band. Fans of "Feroz" and all members of the media are cordially invited to join in the festive proceedings..

Fernando will also appear at the Miller Machina Musical Festival this Sunday afternoon at 3pm at Plaza Garibaldi, 2600 S. California in Chicago. Vargas will speak from the main music stage to the expected crowd of 20,000. Additionally, world ranked Chicago junior welterweight David Diaz and NBA star Kendall Gill will appear in sparring sessions at the festival as they prepare for their undercard matches at Return to Battle, Chicagoland's Biggest Professional Boxing Event of the Year.

Return to Battle takes place at the Allstate Arena on Saturday, August 20that 6pm and is headlined by Fernando Vargas' twelve round junior middleweight bout against former junior middleweight champion Javier Castillejo of Madrid, Spain. Co-headlining the huge event is a terrific featherweight WBC interim title bout between undefeated Rocky Juarez of Houston, TX and Humberto Armando Soto of Los Mochis, Mexico.

Tickets for this spectacular evening start at $27 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 312-559-1212 or through their website at For more information and directions to the Allstate Arena, please visit their website at

Additional information on the terrific undercard will be released this weekend. To view the classic poster for this event, please visit the 8 Count Productionswebsite at

Article posted on 05.08.2005

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