Traietti vs. Lee on September 30th

Mike Lee -  Chris Traietti (21-3, 17 KOs) takes on undefeated Mike Lee (17-0, 10 KOs) in a ten round bout at the UIC Forum in Chicago, Illinois on September 30th for the vacant USBA light heavyweight title. This fight will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.

Chris Traietti (21-3, 17 KOs) takes on undefeated Mike Lee (17-0, 10 KOs) in a ten round bout at the UIC Forum in Chicago, Illinois on September 30th for the vacant USBA light heavyweight title. This fight will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.

This is an extremely important bout for Traietti because with a victory, it will move him into the top fifteen of the IBF world ranking and help to facilitate a significant fight in the future. The thirty-one year old orthodox boxer from Quincy, Massachusetts has won eleven consecutive bouts, all by way of knockout since his last lost to former world title challenger Edwin Rodriguez.

Read moreTraietti vs. Lee on September 30th

Notre Dame’s Mike Lee Eager for Fistic Homecoming on ESPN Friday Night Fights This Friday, July 25, at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

The standard playbook for boxing up-and-comers with just 12 professional fights under their belt is to hone their craft anonymously on various regional undercards, waiting for a chance at a high-profile showcase.

But with his athletic skills and undefeated record, matinee idol looks, tireless charitable work and Finance degree from The University of Notre Dame, as well as the almost unheard of accompanying level of national attention he brings to a sport that desperately needs it, Mike Lee is in no way your average, every day boxing prospect.

Read moreNotre Dame’s Mike Lee Eager for Fistic Homecoming on ESPN Friday Night Fights This Friday, July 25, at UIC Pavilion in Chicago