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Chavez Jr. 172.4 – Vera 171.2

by on Sep.28, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 27, 2013 — In what was one of the most anticipated weigh-ins in a long time, Julio Cesar Chavez weighed in at 172.4 pounds while WBO #1 ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera checked in at 171.2 pounds for Saturday night’s ten round bout at the StunHub Center in Carson, California.

The fight is promoted by Top Rank and Banner Promotions and will be seen Live on HBO beginning at 10:15 eastern time.

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Chavez-Vera Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Sep.28, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 26, 2013 — Below are quotes from Wednesday’s press conference in advance of Saturday’s Super Middleweight showdown between former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and WBO #1 ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera that will take place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

The show is promoted by Top Rank and Banner Promotions and will be televised LIVE on HBO’s Championship Boxing. (continue reading…)

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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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Chavez Jr.-Vera Rescheduled for Saturday, September 28 at the Stubhub Center in Carson, California Live on HBO

by on Aug.17, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 16, 2013 — Due to a cut suffered by former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., the twelve round Super Middleweight bout between Chavez Jr. and WBO number-one ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera has been pushed back to Saturday, September 28th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

The bout, which was originally announced for September 7th is promoted by Top Rank and Banner Promotions and will be seen live on HBO. (continue reading…)

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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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