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Photos: Juan Diaz, Mike Alvarado Ready For Return Fights

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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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FULL WEIGHTS

• 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

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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.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Chuckguy on 03-19-2016

So who won?

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-19-2016

Alvarado looks like sh*t. Not physically but just looks bad. We'll be hearing bad news about him in a few years. Hope Im wrong though.

Comment by Picazo on 03-19-2016

Diaz never in a boring fight. Keep at it Champ

Comment by PittyPat on 03-18-2016

Diaz actually looking a bit less chubby than 7 years ago. I didn't even know Alvarado was back.

Comment by OctoberRed on 03-18-2016

Diaz looking old and Alvarado looking tired.

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