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Chávez Jr & Vera Workout Quotes

(Photo credit: Chris Farina/Top Rank) SAN ANTONIO, TX (February 25, 2014) — Fight Week in San Antonio for the eagerly- anticipated boxing doubleheader featuring the rematch between former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR. and Top-Five contender and two-fisted Texan BRYAN VERA began in earnest today as both participated in Media Workouts. In front of a packed Zarzamora Street Boxing Gym, both fighters trained for over three hours as they fine-tuned for their upcoming encore battle.

The doubleheader will also feature the historic challenge by two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year, VASYL LOMACHENKO, in only his second professional fight, of World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion ORLANDO SALIDO. Continue reading

“Floyd Mayweather, Magomed Abdusalamov, Chavez vs. Vera II, and Boxcino 2014” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Chavez vs. Vera II” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Throughout the first thirty minute segment of our two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss Amir Khan’s angry tweets, regarding Floyd Mayweather’s “apparent” decision in choosing WBA Welterweight Champion Marcos Maidana as his May 3rd opponent at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Does the boxing community really care any longer? Continue reading

Chávez, Jr. Training Camp Quotes

(Rafael Soto/Top Rank) CULIACÁN, MÉXICO (February 19, 2014) – Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR is in his final days of training camp in México as he prepares for his 12-round super middleweight rematch against Top-Five contender and two-fisted Texan BRYAN VERA. Chávez Jr. – Vera II will take place next week – Saturday, March 1 – at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. It will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. 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.

Here is what Chávez Jr. had to say today: Continue reading

“Floyd Mayweather, Amir Khan, Marcos Maidana, Tyson Fury, and Derek Chisora” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Hollywood Villain” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

During the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss Floyd Mayweather Jr‘s trepidation in choosing an opponent for May 3rd. WBA Welterweight Champion Marcos Maidana and former IBF and WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Amir Khan are the leading candidates for the upcoming event, which is set to take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

James and Joseph will also talk about Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora’s respective victories in London, England, over the weekend, and their plight for a potential fight with universally recognized Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko. Continue reading

“Floyd Mayweather vs. Khan or Maidana” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Money Mayweather” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!!

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

During the first thirty minute segment of the two hour program, The Pugilist KOrner team will discuss the now infamous and highly publicized “Mayweather Poll”, which asks fight fans to choose between current WBA Welterweight Champion Marcos Maidana and former IBF and WBA Junior Welterweight Champion Amir Khan as a potential opponent opposite Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 3rd, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading

Road to Chavez Jr./Vera II Premieres Monday, Feb. 17 on HBO

February 3, 2014 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Chavez Jr./Vera II,” an exhilarating special examining the upcoming super middleweight rematch between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera. The duo engaged in a no-holds barred battle last September, which emerged as one of the year’s most highly-debated outcomes. On Saturday, March 1, the Alamodome in San Antonio will showcase the hotly anticipated rematch, televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing ®.

The “Road to Chavez Jr./Vera II” special will premiere Monday, February 17 at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT on HBO. It will revisit the high drama from their first bout last September in Carson, CA, as well as providing all-new content, including portraits of both fighters’ journey to this significant showdown on boxing’s leading television platform. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Lamont Peterson, Virgil Hunter, Deontay Wilder, Bryan Vera, and Raul Marquez

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents another packed, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The two hour program will feature IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson, elite level trainer Virgil Hunter, Light Heavyweight contender Edwin Rodriguez, Heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder, Middleweight contender Bryan Vera, and former 1992 Olympian Raul Marquez on tonight‘s live broadcast.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Continue reading

Chavez Jr.-Vera II Press Conference Quotes

On the heels of their controversial collision which resulted in a hotly disputed decision, former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR. and Top-Five contender and two-fisted Texan BRYAN VERA will square off in a 12-round super middleweight battle in a rematch to settle their score once and for all. This time Vera will enjoy the home court advantage when they meet, Saturday, March 1, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX.

Chávez Jr. vs. Vera II will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. 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. Continue reading

TOMORROW! Chávez Jr.-Vera II Tix Go On Sale at Noon CT

SAN ANTONIO, TX (January 16, 2014) — On the heels of their controversial collision which resulted in a hotly disputed decision, former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR. and Top-Five contender and two-fisted Texan BRYAN VERA will square off in a 12-round super middleweight battle in a rematch to settle their score once and for all. This time Vera will enjoy the home court advantage when they meet, Saturday, March 1, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX. Chávez Jr. vs. Vera II will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. 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. Continue reading