Former Notre Boxing Captain and 2009 Chicago Golden Gloves Champion Mike Lee arrived in Chicago with his trainer Ronnie Shields on Tuesday night, May 25th ahead of his highly anticipated pro debut set for this Saturday night, May 29th at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Lee will face Emmitt Woods in a scheduled four rounder in one of the feature bouts at TOP RANK LIVE.
The main event at TOP RANK LIVE will feature an outstanding ten round welterweight showdown between Mexican veterans Jesus “Renuente” Soto-Karass and Gabriel “EL Rey” Martinez.
The undercard will feature Chicago’s Omar Henry, Ivan Popoca, Antonio Avila and Polish heavyweight prospect Krzystof Zimnoch.
Advance tickets for TOP RANK LIVE, presented by Top Rank Incorporated and Chicago’s 8 Count Productions, priced at $101, $51 and $31 are now on sale through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), the UIC Pavilion Box Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions’ Office (312-226-5800.
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 7:30pm. The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Racine, just one block south of the Eisenhower Expressway. For further information, please visit their website at www.uicpavilion.com. The UIC Pavilion is now serving alcohol at all boxing events.