Chicago’s Trump International Hotel and Tower along with Cinespace Chicago Film Studios has partnered with Round 3 Productions for two Fight Week Media Events leading up to “World Championship Boxing” set for Friday, NOVEMBER 16 at the UIC Pavilion.
“World Championship Boxing” is headlined by a twelve round IBO Light Heavyweight World Title clash between Chicago’s Polish Prince, Andrzej Fonfara and world title challenger Tommy Karpency of Adah, Pennsylvania.
“We’re thrilled to work with these outstanding Chicago institutions. Our presence in the Chicago business and sports community continues to rise as we get closer to the event” said Frank Mugnolo, President of Round 3 Productions.
“We’ve put together a sensational evening of world class professional boxing with an 89% winning percentage among the fighters on the card. It’s important for fans to know that we’re going to put on terrific fights and a great evening of entertainment.”
On Wednesday, NOVEMBER 14, The Trump International Hotel and Towers, 401 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL will host a MEDIA ONLY Final Press Conference for ‘World Championship Boxing”.
The following day, Thursday, NOVEMBER 15, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios, 2621 W. 15th Place, Chicago, IL will host the Official Public Weigh-In at 6:30PM CT. Chicagoland fight fans are encouraged to attend for the final opportunity to see each boxer prior to fight night.
Doors on Friday, NOVEMBER 16 will open at 7PM CT at the UIC Pavilion with the first bell on the six-bout card scheduled for 8PM CT.
In the super middleweight division, former Chicago Golden Gloves Champion Paul Littleton, 4-0-1 (4KO’s) will return to the UIC Pavilion in front of his legion of fans to face St. Louis, Missouri prospect Michael Williams, 2-0-0 (2KO’s) in a six round middleweight clash.
Mexican American Jaime “THE TRUTH” Herrera, 8-2-0 (4KO’s), fighting in front of his massive following at the UIC Pavilion where all of his fights have taken place will be challenged by undefeated Patrick Boozer, 5-0-0 (2KO’s) of Ann Arbor, MI in a six round welterweight clash.
Also in the welterweight division Puerto Rican welterweight “Luis “SITO” Santiago, 5-0-0 (1KO) will face fellow undefeated prospect Justin Jones, 5-0-0 (3KO’s) of Bellair, Florida in a six round clash.
Heavyweights will also be represented as perennial contender Carl “IRON FIST” Davis, 16-4-0 (12KO’s), of Evanston, will clash with undefeated Kansas City, Missouri native Richard Carmack, 10-0-0 (8KO’s) in a scheduled six rounder.
Advance tickets for “WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING” priced at $150, $100, $50 and $30, may be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com, phone 1-800-745-3000) or at the UIC Pavilion Box Office (phone 312-413-5700) in addition to the Round 3 Productions Office (phone 708-345-9999).
The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Racine on the near West Side of Chicago. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm.