Lem’s latest: Lampley: pressure’s on Cotto-Rodriguez judges

02
Oct

Lem’s latest: Lampley: pressure’s on Cotto-Rodriguez judges

HBO’s Jim Lampley on the Florida Commission, judging and Saturday’s Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fight: “It is unfair for Florida to be on the griddle for problems that came up in Nevada and California….Now, here they are, basically having to carry water for the whole sport on Saturday night on the subject of judging.”

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01
Oct

Bradley on Marquez: ‘I’m gonna whup his ass’

Tim Bradley on Juan Manuel Marquez: “I’m going to whup his ass, and the judges are going to give me the fight, and that is the bottom line.”

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01
Oct

Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera rematch in talks

The promoters of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera are targeting a Dec. 14 date for their rematch. Chavez won a controversial 10-round unanimous decision this past Saturday.

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30
Sep

Arum: Chavez Jr.-Vera judges ‘got it right’

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s controversial unanimous decision over Bryan Vera: “To say that Vera won that fight, that was absurd.”

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29
Sep

Photo gallery: Chavez Jr. vs. Vera

Action from Carson, Calif., between light heavyweight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and super middleweight Bryan Vera. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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25
Sep

Is Chavez Jr.-Vera worth the weight? The experts weigh in

As late as Wednesday morning, the weight at which Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera was up for question, once again bringing up the question of Chavez’s discipline issues.

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25
Sep

Photo gallery: Chavez Jr. media workout

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. worked out for the cameras on Tuesday in preparation for this weekend’s super middleweight matchup with Bryan Vera. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.

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24
Sep

Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera weight TBA; Arum says “pot” is OK

Bob Arum defended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s use of marijuana and use of the drug in general during a media conference call on Tuesday. “I want to go on record as saying that there is nothing wrong with smoking pot,” Arum said during the call.

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23
Sep

Lem’s latest: Wilder ‘ready’ for likely berth on Hopkins-Murat card

Heavyweight knockout artist Deontay Wilder is preparing as if he will be fighting on the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card on Showtime from Atlantic City.

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20
Sep

HBO’s Bradley-Marquez 24/7 airs Sept. 28

24/7: Bradley-Marquez will air on Sept. 28 directly following a World Championship Boxing tripleheader on HBO.

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