CARACAS, Venezuela — The Houston Boxing Assn. will promote the Feb. 28 World Boxing Assn. featherweight championship bout between titleholder Steve Cruz and No. 1 contender Antonio Esparragoza of Venezuela.
Dave Gorman, Cruz' manager, bid $123,000 for the HBA. Sites under consideration for the fight are Fort Worth, the champion's hometown; San Antonio, and Atlantic City, N.J.