Photos by Joey Hill
ESPN2 Friday Night Fights series returns this Friday to the UIC Pavilion in Chicago with a main event showcasing the IBF jr middleweight title eliminator between #4 contender “King” Carlos Molina (20-5-2, 6 KOs) and former world champion Cory “Next Generation” Spinks (39-7, 11 KOs). On Tuesday, several of the local fighters kicked off the fight week with a workout at the 8 Count Boxing Gym. The fighters at the workout included, Molina, Polish heavyweight contender Artur “The Pin” Szpilka (12-0, 9 KOs), super middleweight Donovan “Da Bomb” George (23-3-1, 20 KOs) and fast rising light heavyweight “Hollywood” Mike Jimenez (8-0, 5 KOs). “Friday Night Fights” is presented by 8 Count Productions, Round 3 Productions, Warriors Boxing, and Blue Wave Boxing in association with Don King Productions. Doors open at 7p and the first bout is a 8p. Tickets are available at the UIC Pavilion box office (312-413-5740) or at Ticketmaster.com (800-745- 3000 or visit online).