MIKE LEE VS. AARON QUATTROCCHI
Friday, September 15, 2017
“The Dome at the Ballpark”
Chicago, IL (August 1, 2017) Undefeated and World Ranked Light Heavyweight MIKE LEE
(19-0-0, 10 KO’s), will headline ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” defending his USBA-IBF Light Heavyweight Title against AARON “The Quiet Storm” QUATTROCCHI, (10-1-1, 5 KO’s) in the 10-round main event on Friday, September 15 at “The Dome at the Ballpark” in Rosemont, Illinois and telecast live on CBS Sports Network (10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT).
Presented by HITZ BOXING and ROUND 3 PRODUCTIONS, advance tickets for ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” priced at $200, $100 and $40, are now on sale through www.HitzBoxing.com. Also available are VIP Tables of 10 for $2,500.
"I'm very excited to return home to Chicago fighting for my 20th career victory and defending my title,” said Lee, a graduate of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business.
“On September 15th I'll be well prepared for victory in front of the great fans in Chicago and those watching live on CBS Sports Network."
Stated Quattrocchi, I’m very excited for this opportunity, Mike Lee is a great challenge for me but I’ll be ‘more than ready’ for victory on September 15th.”
“We’re thrilled to return to “The Dome at the Ballpark” for another great night of professional boxing,” said BOBBY HITZ, President of Hitz Boxing. “The atmosphere at our event in June was among the best I’ve promoted in over 25 years and it’s an honor to work with Frank Mugnolo of Round 3 Productions and Mayor Stephens of Rosemont in presenting another great night for Chicago boxing fans headlined by this outstanding main event between Mike Lee and Aaron Quattrocchi.”
“Our first event on June 23 at “The Dome at the Ballpark” was a rousing success and we’re planning an even greater night of entertainment on September 15th,” said FRANK MUGNOLO of Round 3 Productions. “It was a pleasure working with the team at “The Dome at the Ballpark” and we thrilled to return with ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0!!”
Ranked #10 by the WBO, #12 by the IBF and #13 by the WBA, Lee’s last three opponents have an excellent combined record of 54-9-3.
Training at the Wild Card West Boxing Gym in Santa Monica, California, Lee will be fighting for the second time in Chicago over the last 12 months. On September 30, Lee won a dominant ten round decision over Chris Traietti earning the USBA-IBF Light Heavyweight Title.
Lee followed up the title victory with an eight round decision over Justin Thomas on February 16 in Costa Mesa, California.
The 27-year-old Quattrocchi fighting out of Follansbee, West Virginia was undefeated through his first eleven professional bouts before suffering his only loss in November 2016. Under the bright lights and against a world ranked Lee, Quattrocchi will be looking to jump back in the win column.
‘The Dome at the Ballpark’ is located at 27 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont, IL 60018 -- on Bryn Mawr Avenue, one mile west of River Road in Rosemont. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. CT with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. CT. Free parking is available onsite.
An exciting undercard will be announced in the near future.
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