Found April 26, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
On Monday, the opening press conference for the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Andy Lee WBC middleweight title fight was held. Of course, now, the fight is shrouded in a bit of mystery, as the UTEP Sun Bowl Stadium won't hold the fight. Top Rank is looking to find a new site to keep the bout in El Paso, but as of right now, it's unclear about what will happen. Regardless, right here you can take in a handful of videos from the press conference, watching Chavez Jr and Lee give their thoughts on the fight, as well as Bob Arum and Chavez Sr. Video: Chavez Jr at presser Video: Andy Lee at presser Video: Chavez Sr at presser Video: Bob Arum at presser Enjoy all of the video clips from the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Andy Lee press conference. Let's hope this fight finds a home and stays on a track, and we get to see these two highly rated middleweights against one another, in what will be the toughest fight for each man in his respective career.

U. of Texas to allow Chavez-Lee fight

The University of Texas System chancellor announced Friday he will allow a high-profile boxing match to be held on the school's El Paso campus if law enforcement can ensure a safe environment, reversing a 3-day-old ban that had upset city leaders. Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa had earlier canceled the June 16 fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andy Lee at the Sun Bowl...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andy Lee won’t be at UTEP Sun Bowl Stadium

Top Rank Looking to Keep Chavez Jr Fight in El Paso It's not often that a pre-fight press conference turns into a showcase for an announcement that a fight won't be happening as planned (although Top Rank is getting more familiar with this, after the Brandon Rios-Yuriorkis Gamboa fiasco earlier this year). That's what took place in El Paso recently for the Julio Cesar...

Middleweight fight in El Paso blocked

Promoters of a June 16 fight between WBC world middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Andy Lee say the chancellor of the University of Texas System has blocked holding the fight at the Sun Bowl in El Paso. Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti says chancellor Francisco Cigarroa cited security concerns over border violence when he told Texas-El Paso officials...

El Paso officials seek answers on canceled fight

El Paso officials are demanding more information about the security threat that prompted the University of Texas system to block a boxing match at the Sun Bowl. City Manager Joyce Wilson said Wednesday she wants Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa to produce evidence of the safety issues ahead of the scheduled June 16 fight between WBC world middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

Report: Cartels were expected at fight

A law enforcement official says a risk assessment of a now-canceled West Texas boxing match predicted it would draw leaders from two rival drug cartels, but that it noted the cartels had declared the event a ''neutral zone.'' The official told The Associated Press about the report Friday on condition of anonymity because the official isn't authorized to release...

Lawmaker wants overturn of fight ban

A state senator from El Paso said Thursday the University of Texas System regents should overturn a decision by Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa to ban a high-profile boxing match from the Sun Bowl over unspecified security concerns The regents are scheduled to meet next Wednesday and Thursday in Austin. Sen. Jose Rodriguez, a Democrat, sent the nine-member board a letter asking them...
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