Chicago, IL, - Just days before from the highly anticipated “B96 Boxing at the Ballpark” event set for this Saturday night, August 23rd at U.S. Cellular Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox, the main participants held court at the Final Press Conference.
The Final Press Conference was held in front of a huge crowd of local media and supporters at U.S. Cellular Field.
Frank Mugnolo, President of Round 3 Productions
“We’re honored to be back here at U.S. Cellular Field for this outstanding card headlined by the IBO Super Middleweight World Championship between Donovan George and Dyah Davis.”
“We’d like to thank our promotional partners on this event who have been so very helpful, B96, The Illinois Sports Facilities Authority and The Chicago White Sox, all of whom have been instrumental in making this event such a success.”
“It’s a terrific card from top to bottom truly defining Chicago. ‘Best fans, toughest fighters, greatest city in the world. Period.’”
“I’m ready, we’ve put the work in. I’ve fought all over the world in my ten years as a pro and am thrilled to fight for my first world title in my hometown of Chicago.”
“Sam Colonna and Rita Figueroa have done a terrific job getting me prepared and I will be victorious on Saturday night.”
“This is my first time really spending time in Chicago. It’s a beautiful city and I’m honored to be fighting for the world title here on Saturday night.”
Howard Davis, Father/Trainer of Donovan George
“Dyah is well prepared and will be victorious on Saturday night. With all due respect Donovan, you don’t stand a chance against my son.”
Pete George, Father of Donovan George
“It’s been a long road that hasn’t’ been very smooth over the last ten years but Donovan is ready to win the world title on Saturday night.”
Sam Colonna, Trainer of Donovan George
“Donovan’s put the work in, he’s in excellent shape and we have a great game plan to win on Saturday night.”
Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez
“This is a fantastic event to be part of and I look forward to putting on a great performance and supporting Don on Saturday night.”
“Bridgeport is my home, this is where I’m from. It’s an honor to fight on this card just blocks from where I’ve spent my whole life.”
“B96 Boxing at the Ballpark”, set for Saturday, August 23rd at U.S. Cellular Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox, is headlined by a 12-round IBO Super Middleweight World Title bout between Chicago’s most popular boxer, DONOVAN “DA Bomb” GEORGE and top rated contender DYAH “Ali” DAVIS of Coconut Creek, Florida.
“B96 Boxing at the Ballpark” is presented by ‘B96’, Round 3 Productions, Hitz Boxing and the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority.
Advance tickets priced at $150, $100, $50 and $25 can be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.Ticketmaster.com, phone 1-800-745-3000.) U.S. Cellular Field is located at 333 W. 35th Street in Chicago. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:00 p.m. CT.