Chicago, IL, Thursday, March 21, 2013-Legendary boxing promoter Bobby Hitz announced today that Hitz Boxing’s “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” will return to Hammond, Indiana’s The Venue at the Horseshoe Casino at 7:00 PM, on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The evening’s card will include Russian heavyweight sensation Andrey Fedosov, cruiserweight Dimar Ortuz, lightweight Frankie “Time Bomb” Scalise and welterweight “Irish” Jimmy Murphy. Hitz will announce the full card as well as ticket information in the coming days.
“Chicago and northwest Indiana boxing fans will be treated to a great evening of fights in the Chicago area’s premiere boxing venue,” said Hitz, President and CEO of Hitz Boxing. “Working with the Horseshoe Casino as well as the Athletic Division of the Indiana Gaming Commission is an absolute pleasure and I am very happy with the relationship I have with both.”
Since its debut in 1991, Hitz Boxing has been the Midwest’s leading boxing promoter. Lead by Bobby Hitz, who boasted a 21-4 record with 18 KO’s as a boxer, Hitz Boxing is the longest running boxing promoter in the Chicago area dating back to the bi-monthly boxing series the “Ramada Rumble,” held at the former Rosemont Ramada Inn. The organization currently promotes the wildly popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN and is the subject of “Hitz Boxing,” a reality show airing on YouTube which has amassed over 3 million views. Over the years the organization has produced matches that have included some of the top names in boxing such as James Toney, Antonio Tarver, Montell Griffin, Iran Barkley, Andrew Golota and “Fast Fres Oquendo.
The $500 million Horseshoe Casino, a Caesars Entertainment Corporation property, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago is the premier entertainment and gambling destination in Chicagoland. Where legendary gaming lives on, Horseshoe boasts more than 350,000 square feet with over 3,000 slot machines, over 100 table games, one of the largest poker rooms in the Midwest, and more. The Venue at Horseshoe Casino is proud to offer the ultimate concert and entertainment destination and premier experience in a flexible space that can hold up to 3,300 guests. Dining elegance is not overlooked and guests can choose from a variety of dining options including; Jack Binion’s Steak House which overlooks Lake Michigan and winner of the 2009, 2010, 2011 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the May 2012 OpenTable Diners’ Choice award, around-the-globe variety at the Village Square Buffet, and a taste of Chicago at Benny’s Pub and Eatery.
For more information, please visit: www.chicagohorseshoe.com.
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