Chicago, IL, Monday, January 27–Bobby Hitz announced the line up for Friday night’s “Horseshoe Presents: Hitz Boxing’s Fight Night at the Belvedere,” which will be held at 7:00 PM at Belvedere Events & Banquets in Elk Grove Village, IL. The evening will feature a four round light heavyweight battle between two boxers with perfect records as Simon “The Punisher” Buettner (5-0, 3 KOs) of Carpentersville, IL takes on Waterloo, Iowa’s Greg Sykes (3-0, 2 KOs), while exciting super middleweight Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (11-0, 8 KOs) of Chicago tests his undefeated record against Rockford veteran Skylar Thompson (12-10, 10 KOs) in a six rounder. Tickets are available at hitzboxing.com and fanfueled.com
“It is great to return to the Belvedere with such an action packed card,” said Hitz. “This is going to be a great night of fights and we look forward to presenting this exciting event.”
In other four round bouts, dynamic super featherweight Fidel Navarrete (3-0-1, 3 KOs) looks to remain unbeaten against James Owens of Milwaukee, a veteran of 19 pro fights. Welterweight Roy Navarro (3-1, 2 KOs), who lost a close decision to Nick “Bad Boy” Ramirez (4-0, 1 KO) in November, looks to return to winning form against Tommy Ayers Jr. (2-2, 2 KOs) of Cincinnati and Waukegan, IL heavyweight Nick Asberry (2-0, 2 KOs) looks to remain perfect against Detroit veteran Craig Lewis. Energetic new comer Eddie Ramirez (1-0, 1 KO) of Aurora, IL will face Grand Rapids, MI veteran Mateo Soto in a welterweight bout.
The night will feature the pro debuts of Carpentersville light welterweight Joey Hefferle against Justin Gauthier (0-2) of Green Bay, WI and light heavyweight Mike Reid of Joliet, IL who takes on Jessie Lewis (0-2) of Milwaukee.
On Friday, February 28, Hitz returns to Hammond, Indiana’s The Venue for its wildly popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” as it partners with Banner Promotions for a card to be featured on ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights.” Earlier in the month boxing legend “Iron” Mike Tyson hits The Venue stage for “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” on Saturday, February 8. Tickets for both are available at ticketmaster.com.