Monday, May 24th 2010
NOTRE DAME GRAD MIKE LEE MAKES PRO DEBUT
“TOP RANK LIVE” HITS CHICAGO ON
SATURDAY, MAY 29TH AT THE UIC PAVILION
CHICAGO, IL — Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporatedin association with Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions will present the Chicago debut of “TOP RANK LIVE”, the critically acclaimed boxing series onFSN on Saturday, May 29th at the UIC Pavilion.
Advance tickets 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).
Said Bob Arum, “Top Rank has been promoting shows in Chicago since the 70’s and we’re thrilled to bring this outstanding series to their great sport fans. Along with the pro debut of MIKE LEE from Notre Dame…we are putting together a fantastic card for May 29th.”
“It’s always a pleasure working with the Top Rank team. Their new series is off to a fantastic start this year and Chicago sport fans are in for a great night of professional boxing” said Dominic Pesoli.
The 22 year old MIKE LEE is a Wheaton, Illinois native who graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in finance in 2009. In his junior year at Notre Dame he was named junior captain and received Notre Dame’s Boxer of the Year award. Lee was also named captain his senior year, becoming a three-time Bengal Bouts Champion.
After graduation, Lee won the prestigious 2009 Chicago Golden Gloves in his weight class. Turning pro as a light heavyweight, he currently trains in Houston, Texas with Ronnie Shields.
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm. 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.