Mercedes to collide with Walker

16/10/2006

Mercedes to collide with Walker

Press Release: An opponent has been signed for undefeated Chicago middleweight Michael Walker on 8 Count Productions’ October 20, 2006 show. Walker will square off against Alberto Mercedes at Cicero Stadium in Illinois. Mercedes brings a pro record of 13-12-1. Mercedes returns to Cicero Stadium where his last appearance this past June resulted in a six round TKO over Kenny Kost. The heavy handed Mercedes dominated the fight from the outset on his way to the stoppage. Since then, Merceds has lost a split decision to Ottu Holifield. Walker, (13-0-1 with 8 KOs) is riding a six-bout winning streak since his draw with Jimmy Gonzalez on July 15, 2005. Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Laramie, just minutes from the Eisenhower and Stevenson Expressways. Jason Litzau is also on the show, against Sammy Ventura. Tickets are on sale in advance by calling 312-226-5800.