Top Rank Boxing, the City of Laredo and the Lemurs offically announced the next big event comint to Uni-Trade Stadium this morning. Hall of Fame boxing promoter Bob Arum will host a seven-bout event at the Stadium on Saturday night May 11th. This will be the first boxing event to be held there.
One of the featured fighters will be two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez, who fought in the Beijing and London games. He will take on Jose Morales in a six round, featherweight bout. Valdez is excited to fight in Laredo and put on a great show for the boxing fans.
Valdez will fight on the under-card of the event, with the main event still to be announced. Officials with Top Rank boxing say they are hoping to announce a world title fight on that night some time in the next week.