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Weights from Hammond: Jimenez vs. Cubos

The Midwest’s longest running boxing promoter, Bobby Hitz’s Hitz Boxing returns to The Venue at the Horseshoe Hammond tomorrow night for the latest in its popular, long-running fight series, Fight Night at the Horseshoe. In the main event, proven contender Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez faces Mexico’s Miguel Cubos in a Super Middlweight contest.

The co-main event bout sees a step-up in competition for Chicago heavyweight Nick Asberry (9-0, 4KO) as he faces Malcom Tann (23-4, 12KO) in the latter’s long-awaited ring return. Tann, who has not fought since losing a world title bid in Germany in 2007, has been training the past two years in the desert of Arizona, aiming to fight any taker, and finally has one willing to put his “O” on the line in a matchup that boxing fans in Chicago will not want to miss.

2012 Olympic Alternate and Chicago native Shawn Simpson steps into the ring in his third professional bout, facing tough super bantamweight Luis Guerrero.


6 Rounds – Super Middleweight
Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (167.4) vs. Miguel Cubos (167.4)

6 Rounds – Heavyweight

Nick Asberry (240) vs. Malcom Tann (234)

4 Rounds – Heavyweight

Zac Triantafillo (239) vs. Skylar Thompson (228)

4 Rounds – Super Bantamweight
Shawn Simpson (121.4) vs. Luis Guerrero (116.6)

4 Rounds – Lightweight

Kevin Cruz (134.2) vs. Tomas Aguilera (130.6)

4 Rounds – Lightweight

Frankie Winton (133) vs. Nate Petty (133)

4 Rounds – Super Lightweight
Tyrome Jones (137) vs. Matt Murphy (139)

Doors to The Venue at Horseshoe Hammond open at 6:00 on October 8th, and first bell is at 7:00. Tickets are priced $100 and 40, and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets. Boxing fans must be 21 years and older to attend events at the Horseshoe Hammond.