|Hitz, Jimenez and Ortuz are 'On The Ropes' with Jenna Jay|
Chicago promoter Bobby Hitz of Hitz Boxing and undefeated prospects Mike "Hollywood" Jimenez (9-0, 6 KOs) and Dimar "Strongman" Ortuz (7-0, 5 KOs) appeared on a very special edition of "On The Ropes" Boxing Radio with Jenna Jay this week.
The trio appeared to discuss this Friday's Hitz Boxing "Fight Night at the Horseshoe" event at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.
The night's intriguing main event features a rematch between Chicago (via Lithuania) middleweight Donatas Bondorovas (16-3-1, 5 KOs) and Evansville, Indiana's "King" David Thomas (10-3-2, 8 KOs).
Cruiserweight Ortuz will go six rounds against Memphis southpaw Grover Young (7-8-1, 4 KOs), while super middleweight "Hollywood" Jimenez will take on local veteran Michael Walker (19-17-3, 12 KOs).
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In other matches, Hammond, Indiana's own heavyweight powerhouse David Martin III (6-0-1, 5 KOs) is coming back for a six-rounder against Chicago tough guy Felix Abner (3-2, 2 KOs); and 21-year-old Rockford, Illinois, lightweight Anthony Linenfelser (3-3, 3 KOs) will bring his brand of excitement to bear against explosive Chicago native Russell "Rocky" Fiore (6-2-1, 6 KOs) in a four-rounder.
Popular locals also featured in four-round fights will be junior welterweight Genaro Mendez (5-1-1, 3 KOs); pro super flyweight and former National Jr. Olympic Champion Johnny "WiteBoi" Determan (5-0, 4 KOs) from Nebraska, as well as the other heavily decorated Chicago-based amateur he is on a collision course with: 21-year-old super flyweight prospect Adan Ortiz (5-0, 4 KOs); welterweight "Irish" Jimmy Murphy (1-0, 1 KO) and the second fight of welterweight Nick Ramirez (0-0-1).
The high-class atmosphere and luxurious surroundings the Horseshoe has to offer make their boxing shows a Las Vegas-style night of boxing that Chicago-area fans don't have to get on a plane to enjoy.
The Horseshoe Casino has an intimate, comfortable venue with luxurious seats, a spectacular gaming area, free parking, exquisite food and all the amenities -- and is just 20 minutes from Downtown Chicago.
Tickets are priced at $90 Ringside & $40 Orchestra and available at all Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.com.
On fight night, doors open 6:30 pm and the action starts at 7:30.
All bouts are subject to change.
|Last Updated ( Thursday, 14 February 2013 19:52 )|