Top Rank boxing is coming back to the Gateway City and they are bringing three-time world champion Juan Diaz with them. The promoters announced today, along with the Laredo Energy Arena and the city that a night of fights will be coming to Laredo on August 17th. Diaz will be a part of the main event which is scheduled for ten rounds against Adailton DeJesus of Brazil. The 29-year-old former champ is making his return to the ring this year after a three year layoff. This will be Diaz's second fight in the Gateway City and he says those in attendance on the 17th can expect a lot of action in his bout.
"For those who don't know my style, I’m a very aggressive fighter. I like to dig to the body. I like to put pressure on my opponents, wear them down and get them out of there." (Juan Diaz, 3-Time World
Tickets will go on sale on Saturday July 20th at 10 am at all Ticketmaster locations. Like Top Ranks last fight in Laredo, there will also be a number of free vouchers for tickets. Those details are still in the works and will hopefully be announced soon.