Hitz Boxing's popular "Fight Night at the Horseshoe" series will return on Saturday, August 18, 2012, at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, featuring Chicago's WBA Fedelatin Heavyweight Champion and WBA #14 rated "Fast" Fres Oquendo (34-7, 22 KOs) in the 10-round main event.
Oquendo looked sharp stopping opponent Joey Abell last May. In addition to his current Fedelatin belt, the 39-year-old two-time heavyweight title challenger is a former NABF, NABA and USBA champion.
"We offered this fight to several fighters none of them would take it," said event promoter Bobby Hitz of Hitz Boxing. "Chris Arreola not interested. Before he got the Adamek fight, Travis Walker wasn't interested. Neither was Adamek himself. Franklin Lawrence turned it down. You got all these guys saying nobody will fight them, you offer them a fight and they turn it down for good money."
The main supporting bout will feature an all-Chicago six-round super ...