Boxing Scene | April 26, 2018
Undefeated and World Ranked Light Heavyweight MIKE LEE, (20-0-0, 11 KO’s), of Chicago, IL will face battle-tested Mexican JOSE HERNANDEZ, (19-3-1, 9 KO’s), of Lancaster, CA In the ten round main event on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL, just outside of Chicago and live on CBS Sports Network (9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m.)
Presented by Hitz Boxing and Round 3 Productions, details on ticket information and prices will be announced shortly. The Allstate Arena is located at 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont IL 60018. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:00 p.m.
“I’m thrilled to fight in my hometown again on Friday, June 8 at the Allstate Arena,” said Lee who opened up training camp in Santa Monica, CA earlier this month. “Throughout my entire career, although I’ve fought all over the country, the support I’ve received in Chicago has always been the strongest and I can’t wait to put on a show again.”
“I’ve heard about Mike for a couple of years and can’t wait to get in the ring with him,” said Hernandez. “I’m coming to Chicago which has a rich history of great Mexican fighters to take his O and then I want to fight for a world title.”
Said promoter Bobby Hitz, “It's great to be back in Rosemont and at the Allstate Arena. The building has such a great history with boxing, and I haven't done a show there in a while. We're excited to be back at the arena. This is a business where it's hard to find people you can trust. I enjoy working with Frank Mugnolo and John Lee, two of the most trustworthy guys I have ever had the pleasure to work with. It's nice to do business with men whose word and handshake mean something.”