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Full undercard for Friday Night Fights in Chicago this week

The undercard has been announced for the ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised night of boxing this Friday, February 7, 2014, at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.

No less than five exciting fights are scheduled in support of the 10-round middleweight main event between Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (33-3, 22 KOs) of Weslaco, Texas, via Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and Monterrey, Mexico’s Norberto “Demonio” Gonzalez (20-2, 13 KOs); the 10-round featherweight co-feature between Kamil Laszczyk (15-0, 7 KOs) of Warsaw, Poland, and Nicaragua’s Daniel “El General” Diaz (20-5-1, 14 KOs); and the four-round welterweight opener featuring Erickson “Hammer” Lubin (2-0, 2 KOs) vs. Roberto Carlos Acevedo (13-12-3, 1 KO) of Moca, Puerto Rico.

Presented by Mike Tyson and Garry Jonas (Iron Mike Productions), Dominic Pesoli (8 Count Productions) and Leon Margules (Warriors Boxing), “Friday Night Fights” will also feature a six-round welterweight battle between Ahmad Cheikho (12-5-2, 7 KOs) of Beirut, Lebanon and Francisco Rios-Gil (14- 21, 8 KOs) of Huatabampo, Mexico; a six-round cruiserweight fight between Evanston, Illinois’ power-punching Junior Wright (9-0, 8 KOs) and St. Joseph, Missouri’s proven veteran Galen Brown (40-25-1, 23 KOs); a six-round super welterweight clash between Patryk Szymanski (7-0, 2 KOs) of Konin, Poland, and Daniel Hicks (5-4, 3 KOs) of Lansing, Michigan; a four-round women’s super-lightweight battle between Berwin, Illinois’ undefeated Kristin Gearhart (2-0) and Allanna Jones (0-1) of Ionia, Michigan.

Rounding out the action will be the four-round welterweight professional boxing debut of Chicago’s Jose Felix Quesada, taking on Christopher Jackson (0-1) from Maywood, Illinois.

Tickets for “Friday Night Fights” are priced at VIP $151, VIP Ringside $101, Ringside $76, 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.