Carl Davis Faces Cerrone Fox in Action Packed 'Aragon Showdown' July 21

06.07.06 - CHICAGO - Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions, has announced today that Chicago heavyweight KO artist, Carl “Iron Fist” Davis will be featured on the ARAGON SHOWDOWN card on July 21st in a six round battle against Cerrone Fox of Benton Harbor, MI. The monstrous Davis, 8-2 (7KO’s), who has thrilled Chicagoland crowds since turning pro in April 2003 with his knockout power returns to Aragon Ballroom after his first round destruction of Joe Johnson last July..

The equally heavy handed Fox, 8-4 (8KO’s) is coming off a first round knockout overhighly regarded prospect John Poore on June 16, 2006 in Philidelphia, PA.

“This is the first bout we’re ready to announce, but I know our matchmaker Jerry Alfano is preparing more terrific matchups like this one. Our fans want us to bring them solid,highly competitive bouts and that continues to be our focus.”

Said Pesoli about the bout, “These are two very exciting heavyweights who have major knockout power and bad intentions from the opening bell. This is the type of fight not to miss because given both of their resumes someone is going to get knocked out.”

“Carl has been off for a year due to some minor injuries but he’s in great shape and to his credit he’s taking on a very tough guy in Fox. Cerrone just knocked out Poore in Philly so I’m sure he’s not concerned with the huge crowd that will be present to support Carl,” stated Pesoli.

The full bout sheet for the ARAGON SHOWDOWN is as follows;

Francisco Rodriguez vs. TBA, bantamweights, eight rounds
Tavoris Cloud vs. Richard Grant, light heavyweights, eight rounds
Carl Davis vs. Cerrone Fox, heavyweights, six rounds
Donovan George vs. TBA, super middleweights, six rounds
Jeff Curran vs. TBA, super lightweights, four rounds
Marcos Esquivel vs. TBA, lightweights, four rounds
Ashour Eshoo vs. TBA, welterweights, four rounds

The ARAGON SHOWDOWN is another monthly installment of the finest in Chicago boxing presented by 8 Count Productions, Miller Lite and TCF bank.

The fully air conditioned Aragon Ballroom is located at 1106 W. Lawrence Avenue on the north side of Chicago. Doors for this event will open at 7pm, with the first bell scheduled for 8pm. Tickets starting at $25 are available in advance by calling 312-226-5800.

The weigh-in for this event will take place on Thursday, July 20th at Club Aquarius at 7pm. Club Aquarius is located at 2459 N. Pulaski on the northwest side of Chicago.

To view the seating chart and poster for this event or for more information on 8 Count Productions and the 6,000 square foot JABB Boxing Gym, please visit and

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.

Article posted on 06.07.2006

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