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Brian Vera Chosen by Fans as Boxer with the Most Character

by on Jul.05, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Vera Earns 57% of Text and Online Votes from “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” Viewers Across U.S.

NEW YORK, NY,  July 1, 2011 — Brian Vera not only knocked out San Antonio’s Eloy Suarez in the eighth and final round of their “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” bout last Friday, but he also was recognized by fans as the boxer with the most character in the ring.  Having received 57 percent of all votes cast by boxing fans across the nation via text message and on Univision.com, the Fort Worth, Texas native is now in the running to receive the “Cinturón Tecate.”

“Cinturón Tecate” (Tecate Belt) is an award created to support the boxers who display the most carácter in the ring during the “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast each Friday night on TeleFutura.  Tecate recognizes that viewers at home are the best judges and allows them to vote for their favorite boxer of the night by sending a text message to 55333 or visiting Univision.com, Uniclave: Solo Boxeo Tecate.  To thank participating fans, each text submitted gives them the opportunity to win boxing memorabilia, such as T-shirts, autographed pictures and even tickets to future “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” fights.  (continue reading…)

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Results from Friday’s ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ from Frisco, Texas

by on Jun.25, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

FRISCO, TX, June 24, 2011 — Tonight’s edition of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” featured a six-fight event at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas that was presented by Golden Boy Promotions.  If you missed the live action or TeleFutura broadcast, below is a summary of the results:

Brian Vera defeated Eloy Suarez by Knockout 8 (continue reading…)

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James Kirkland Returns on June 24 at Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, TX

by on Jun.23, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Telefutura’s ”SÓLO BOXEO TECATE” Broadcast Features Middleweight Contender Brian Vera vs. Eloy Suarez

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 22, 2011 – Top middleweight contender James Kirkland will return to the ring in his home state of Texas on Friday, June 24 and is determined to make a statement against Dennis Sharpe Jr. in their eight-round middleweight in-arena featured bout on a hard-hitting card taking place at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas.

In the eight round televised main event, which headlines TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate, Fort Worth middleweight contender Brian Vera squares off against San Antonio’s Eloy Suarez in a good ol’ fashioned Texas shootout.  The televised co-main event will see unbeaten Florida power puncher Joseph Elegele risk his unbeaten record in an eight round welterweight bout against Dallas’ Noel Rodriguez. (continue reading…)

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Mora vs. Vera Set for Super Brawl Friday, February 4, 2011

by on Jan.06, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, January 6, 2011 — Sergio Mora returns to the ring against Brian Vera on ESPN Friday Night Fights which will be presented at and broadcast live from the Fort Worth Convention Center Arena on Friday, February 4, 2011.  Billed as SUPER BRAWL 2011, the event is scheduled just two days prior to the 2011 Super Bowl at Cowboys Stadium, in Arlington, Texas. 

The main event on the six-bout professional fight card will feature former world champion and current #8 world ranked Junior Middleweight, Sergio Mora (22-1-2, Los Angeles, CA), taking on Fort Worth’s highly regarded Brian Vera (17-5). Mora is fresh off a draw with future boxing Hall of Famer, Sugar Shane Mosley this past September 18th.  The Mora vs. Vera bout is scheduled for ten-rounds, in the middleweight division. (continue reading…)

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