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Former WBC Lightweight Champion David Diaz is busy preparing for his Chicago showdown with two-time world champion Jesus Chavez at JABB Boxing Gym on the near Northwest Side of Chicago.
The Diaz/Chavez ten round lightweight bout, presented by Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions, headlines a spectacular evening of world class professional boxing on Saturday, September 26th at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.
Said Diaz after his workout with trainer Mike Garcia, “I feel fantastic and am thrilled to be fighting in my hometown of Chicago. The fans in Chicago are in for a great night of action on September 26th.”
Tickets are priced at $151, $101, $76, $51 and $31, and are available through Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com the UIC Pavilion Box Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions Office (312-226-5800).
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm. The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Racine , just one block south of the Eisenhower Expressway. For further information, please visit their website at www.uicpavilion.com
The UIC Pavilion is now serving alcohol at all boxing events.
David Diaz is promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporated.