Local prospects highlight Chicago show

A long list of local favorites will highlight the massive undercard for the Friday, December 6, "World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3" event, featuring WBC Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof "Diablo" Wlodarczyk (48-2-1, 34 KOs) of Warsaw, Poland, making the sixth defense of his title against Milan, Italy's former WBC Cruiserweight Champion Giacobbe "Gabibbo" Fragomeni (31-3-2, 12 KOs) and the return of Chicago's Polish Prince, Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 14 KOs).


Presented by Andrew Wasilewski and Piotr Werner of Ulrich Knockout Promotions, Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing and Dominic Pesoli of 8 Count Promotions, this night of world-class professional boxing will also include no less than six more big fights involving some of Chicago's most promising up-and-comers and the return to form of an established junior middleweight contender.


Tickets for "World Championship Boxing: Wlodarczyk vs. Fragomeni 3" are priced at VIP $201, VIP Ringside $151, Ringside $101, Box Mezzanine $76, Reserved Mezzanine $51, and General Admission $31 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000), the 8 Count Productions Offices: 312-226-5800 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office: 312-413-5740.


In support of the two main events will be an eight-round light welterweight match-up with all-action blood-and-guts warrior Adrian "El Tigre" Granados (12-2-2, 8 KOs) Cicero, Illinois via Mexico; and eight-round light middleweight bout featuring the return of promising Jonathan "Mantequilla" Gonzalez (16-0-1, 13 KOs) of Puerto Rico; a six-round middleweight battle involving Henry "The Western Warrior" Coyle (18-2, 12 KOs) of Chicago, via Geesala, Ireland; a six-round middleweight bout for popular scrapper Paul "The Punisher" Littleton (8-0-1, 4 KOs) of Chicago; a six-round cruiserweight bout for powerful and athletic fan favorite "Hurricane" Junior Wright(8-0, 7 KOs) of Evanston, Illinois; a five-round middleweight contest for "KO Autism" proponent Trinidad Garcia (5-3-3) of Chicago; and a four-round return for lightweight Jose Romero (1-0) of Whiting, Indiana. 


All opponents will be announced soon.

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