(JAN 26) On February 17, 2012,
boxing returns to the Cicero Stadium in Chicago, Illinois, when
SM Promotions presents "International Rumble in Cicero". Former
super-middleweight slugger, Sammy Merza (16-1, 12 KOs), now full
time boxing promoter, created SM Promotions with the goal of
bringing boxing back to the" Windy City" in spectacular fashion.
"This is the night of undefeated fighters" said Merza. "I'm
looking to showcase a plethora of young talent, fighters that
want to remain undefeated. I want to kick off 2012 with a bang
and this card has all the ingredients for a great show.
Chicago's boxing community is in for a treat."
The 10 round main-event will showcase, undefeated IBF female
super featherweight champion, Amanda Serrano (13-0, 9 KOs) vs.
In the co-feature, lightweight
sensation, Joel Diaz Jr. (7-0, 6 KO's), fresh off his
spectacular performance on ShoBox, returns to action. Polish
native and heavyweight amateur standout, Joey Dawejko (6-0, 2
KOs), looks to extend his winning streak. Local talent stepping
into the ring are Chicago's hometown fighters, middleweight
Ramon Valenzuela (6-0, 1 KO), middleweight Ninos Abraham (6-0-1,
2 KOs), and Ricardo Chavez (Pro Debut). Washington's super
middleweight Mike Gavronski (5-0, 4 KOs), New York's lightweight
Bryan Akaba (2-0, 1 KO) and Mexico's Sergio Montes de Oca (5-1)
round out the card. Bouts subject to change.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (773)