The first professional boxing event at a Chicago baseball stadium in more than 50 years will be televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra August 16 when the show visits U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox. Friday’s show, a special three-hour telecast (normally two hours), will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Check out a preview of the card here, including Campillo vs. Fonfara, and the Szpila vs. Mollo rematch.
The 12-round main event will feature former Light Heavyweight titlist Gabriel “Chico Guapo” Campillo (22-5-1, 8 KOs) and Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (23-2, 13 KOs). The co-main feature will be a rematch between undefeated Heavyweight Artur “The Pin” Szpilka (15-0, 11 KOs) and Mike Mollo (20-4-1, 12 KOs). In between the co-main feature and the main event will be an 8-round bout between undefeated Jr. Welterweight Marc “The Ring Shark” Salser (15-0, 9 KOs) and Adrian “El Tigre” Granados (9-1-2, 5 KOs).
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