Big boxing weekend scheduled for Chicago

By Togorashi

Two boxing events taking place in Chicago, on September 30 and the following day October 1, were announced within hours of each other this week.

On Friday, September 30, undefeated light heavyweight and “Subway sandwich boxer” Mike Lee (17-0, 10 KOs) faces Chris Traietti (21-3, 17 KOs) for the IBF-USBA title at the UIC Forum in downtown Chicago. The card, which will be televised live nationally on CBS Sports Network, is presented by Round 3 Productions in association with DiBella Entertainment.

On Saturday, October 1, at the nearby UIC Pavilion, unbeaten super lightweight Ramiro “El Lobito” Carrillo (11-0, 7 KOs) and unbeaten super welterweight Achour Esho (11-0, 7 KOs) will be facing opponents to be announced. The event resurrects the “Windy City Fight Nights” series of boxing shows and will be promoted by Warriors Boxing Promotions.

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