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Brian Vera & Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Set for Rematch in March

by on Jan.16, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX, January 16 , 2014 — Former World Boxing Council Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., at left, and No. 1 contender Brian Vera pose during the press conference to announce their upcoming exciting rematch battle on Saturday, March 1, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Zanfer Promotions, Banner Promotions, Foreman Boys Promotions and Tecate, tickets to Chávez vs. Vera II go on sale , Friday January 17 at Noon CT. Tickets, priced at $200, $100, $60, $40 and $25 (plus applicable taxes and fees), can be purchased at the Alamodome box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com and via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at (800) 745-3000.

The telecast will open with two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year, VASYL LOMACHENKO, in only his second professional bout, challenging World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion ORLANDO SALIDO. — Photo Credit : Chris Farina – Top Rank (no other credit allowed) copyright 2014

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Photo of the Day: Chavez on the Attack in Rugged, Disputed Win over Vera

by on Sep.29, 2013, under Boxing News

 

 

Chavez, at right, attacks Vera

Chavez, at right, attacks an unexpectedly rugged Vera

CARSON, CA, September 28, 2013 — Former World Boxing Council Middleweight champion and son of the legend whose name he bears, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. wins a 10-round unanimous, albeit controversial decision over No. 1 contender Bryan Vera Saturday at Stub Hub Center in Carson, Calif. (photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2013).

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Photo of the Day: Chavez & Vera Weigh-In for Saturday’s Showdown

by on Sep.27, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copy Right 2013.

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copy Right 2013.

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 27, 2013 — Former WBC Middleweight champion and son of the legend,  Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., at left, and No. 1 contender Bryan Vera weigh in at (Chavez jr. 172.4 lbs , Vera 171.2 lbs ) Friday for their upcoming exciting battle , Saturday, September 28, under the stars, at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. , televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Zanfer Promotions, Banner Promotions and Tecate, remaining tickets to Chávez vs. Vera, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $20 (plus applicable taxes and fees), can be purchased online at http://www.axs.com, by telephone at (888) 929-7849 or at the StubHub Center box office, Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Brian ‘The Warrior’ Vera Ready for Chavez Jr. Showdown

by on Jul.19, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 18, 2013 — On Saturday September 7th at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Brian Vera will step into the ring with former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. in what will be the biggest test of Vera’s career. The fight is promoted by Top Rank, Banner Promotions and Zanfer Promotions and will be televised live on HBO Championship Boxing. Brian Vera (23-6, 14 KO’s) is currently ranked number-one by the WBO in the middleweight division. Vera is currently on a four fight win streak with victories over former world champions Sergiy Dziznriuk (37-2-1, 24 KO) and Sergio Mora (24-3-2, 7 KO).

This fight had been in the works since May and due to the fight being close to finalized a few times, Vera has been training for weeks in Houston, Texas. “I will be fully prepared.  I have never had this much time to train and prepare,” said Vera. “I feel like I already have a head start and I am going to make everyone proud.  I am going to win. The fight will be contested at 168 pounds, which Vera has no problem with. “I have actually fought three times at that weight and Chavez hasn’t.  I know the weight will not affect me and I will be strong at the weight.” (continue reading…)

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Weights from Verona, NY: ESPN Friday Night Fights

by on Mar.29, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

ESPN’s Friday Night Fights from the Turning Stone Casino Resort promoted by Banner Promotions & Greg Cohen Promotions. 1st bout at 7:30 PM EST, ESPN telecast beginning at 9:00 PM
Bondorovas vs. Vera

Bondorovas vs. Vera

Brian Vera- 160

Donatas Bondorovas- 159
Jackson Junior Dos Santos- 175
Umberto Savigne- 175
Taras Shelestyuk- 152
Kamal Mahummad 153
Antoine Douglas 161¾
John Worthy 159
Ryon McKenzie 173
Steven Tyner 174
Evgenii Chuprakov 131
Micah Branch 131
Calvin Pritchard 143
Lavais Williams 143
Photo by Shane Sims / Banner Promotions
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