Rosemont Rumble Returns For Action Under The Lights
The world is slowly starting to return to normal, and for the first time since March 2020, boxing is returning to the area.
The Rosemont Rumble will take over the home of the Chicago Bandits with a night of boxing under the lights of the Parkway Bank Sports Complex, 27 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 17.
The card features Lockport’s Mike Gavronski (26-4-1 record) vs. Villa Park’s Chris Chatman (15-11-1), along with a number of other scheduled bouts, presented by Hitz Boxing.
Some of the rest of the card, according to BoxRec.com, includes:
Simon Buettner (7-1) vs. James Ballard (10-2)
Julian Smith (4-0) vs. Donte Turner (1-0)
Robin Sirwan Safar (11-0) vs. Josue Obando (20-29-2)
Caleb Hernandez (5-0) vs. Mike Montoya (8-3-1)
Olivia Curry (1-0) vs. Miranda Barber (1-1)
The card is subject to change.
In years past, Hitz Boxing has hosted fights in Rosemont and the Northwest suburbs, including a few appearances at the Rosemont Dome next to the ballpark. In June 2017 the Dome featured the WBC Intercontinental Title bout between Maine West alum Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez and Aaron Pryor, Jr.
Promoter Bobby Hitz has also hosted events at Allstate Arena, the Belvedere in Elk Grove and many other locations in Illinois and Indiana over the years.