HOUSTON, TX – Everything is ready and the stage is set for Saturday's ring return of former lightweight world champion Juan ‘Baby Bull’ Diaz, who makes his ring return as part of the televised card for 'Solo Boxeo Tecate' at the Arena Theatre in ‘Space City'. Photos by Liz Kreutz.
Diaz (40-4, 19 KO’s) is scheduled to rumble against Mexico’s Fernando Garcia (30-7-2, 19 KO's) in the main event of the card that will take place in front of his hometown fans. Their match is scheduled to take place a little bit above the lightweight limit of 135-pounds.
Also on the card, former welterweight world titlist ‘Mile High’ Mike Alvarado (34-4, 23 KO’s) will battle against Saul Corral (19-6, 10 KO's) in the bout that will open the March 19 UniMas telecast.
The respective fights of these two warriors will be televised from coast to coast in the United States at 11 p.m. ET/PT on UniMas’s ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’.
• Juan Díaz 136.4 lbs - vs. - Fernando Garcia 136.4 lbs
• Mike Alvarado 147.2 lbs - vs. - Saúl Corral 146.2 lbs
• Esquiva Falcao 162 lbs - vs. - Joe McCreedy 159.2 lbs
• Jesse García 130.6 lbs - vs. - Christopher Turton 129.2 lbs
• Arturo Márquez 146 lbs - vs. - Justin Henderson 146.2 lbs
• Billy Colón 173.8 lbs - vs. - Steven Nelson 174.6 lbs
Presented by Top Rank, in association with Foreman Boys Promotions, remaining tickets ($100, $60 and $30, plus applicable charges) for the March 19 'Solo Boxeo Tecate' event can be purchased at the Arena Theatre’s box office, on www.ArenaHouston.com or by calling 713-772-5900.