Chicago brawler Luciano "El Mohicano" Perez, 12-3-1 (11KO?s) will face St. Louis native Steve Vincent, 8-4 (7KO?s), in an eight round welterweight bout in the co-main event of this Friday night?s Solo Boxeo event at Cicero Stadium, it was announced today by Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions, Home of the Best in Chicago Boxing. The Perez/Vincent bout is part of "Heart and Soul ", another evening of world class professional boxing presented by 8 Count Productions and Bob Arum?s Top Rank Incorporated along with Miller Lite and TCF Bank.
Said Pesoli of the co-main event, "Steve Vincent was here a few months back against Gilbert Venegas in a great bout so this one should be a very good battle. Our fans love Luciano as he?s shown to be a true warrior since turning pro and they know he?ll battle to the finish as he?s done many times on our shows."
In the main event of the evening former world champion Kevin "The Flushing Flash" Kelley, (57-6-2, 38 KO?s) of Las Vegas, NV will take on perennial world title challenger and former Mexican champion Juan Carlos "Ranchero" Ramirez, (37-8, 16 KO?s) of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, in a scheduled ten round bout.
The full bout line-up is
Kevin Kelley vs. Juan Carlos Ramirez, ten rounds, super featherweights Luciano Perez vs. Steve Vincent, eight rounds, welterweights Jorge Gonzales vs. Derrick Findley, six rounds, middleweights Humberto Chavez vs. TBA, six rounds, junior welterweights Jaime Sandoval vs. Reggie Nash, six rounds, super featherweights Much more information on this event will be announced very shortly. To view the poster for this event or for more information on 8 Count Productions, please visit our website at www.8countproductions.
Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Cicero Ave., just outside Chicago and is easily accessible from both the Eisenhower and Stevenson expressways. Tickets, starting at $30, are on sale in advance by calling 312-226-5800.