Main Events officially confirmed today they will bring a major boxing event, to be nationally televised on Univision Deportes' TeleFutura Sólo Boxeo Tecate, to the Pharr Events Center in Pharr, Texas, on May 19, 2012.
In the main event, which will be televised on TeleFutura Sólo Boxeo Tecate, undefeated Jerry Belmontes, 15-0, 5 KOs, takes on Ramesis Gil, 7-3-5, 5 KOs, in an 8 round lightweight bout. Belmontes, 23, known as the "Corpus Christi Kid", was an amateur superstar in Texas, and has dispatched fifteen straight opponents since turning professional in 2008. He returns after almost one year away from the ring.
His opponent is the 29-year old Gil of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Gil has made a career of taking on young and upcoming prospects, usually in their backyards. He'll have to do that again, this time before Belmontes' big Texas fan base.
Belmontes is ecstatic to be back in the ring, "Words can't explain how excited I am to get back in the ring. Of cour...