Britain’s Scott Quigg will face Mexican Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight world championship on March 10th at the StubHub Centre, Carson, California it has been officially announced.
Quigg a former world champion at the super bantamweight limit will be looking to become a two-weight world champion and will surely enter the bout as the underdog.
Quigg is still relevantly new to the featherweight division having moved up from Super Bantamweight following the only defeat of his career, a split decision loss to rival Carl Frampton in 2016.
Valdez, however, remains undefeated and will be making the 4th defence of his WBO featherweight belt, a belt he captured when it was vacant against Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda in 2016.
It looks to be a good clash of styles and there is potential for this bout to be a very intriguing and entertaining affair. Both fighters have displayed good punch power and solid chins so far in their careers.