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Andy Lee-Brian Vera Rematch in Talks For October

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised by promoter Lou DiBella that negotiations are taking place to match middleweights Andy Lee (26-1, 19KOs) and Brian Vera (18-5, 11KOs) for a date in October. Lee suffered his only career blemish to Vera in March of 2008. Vera, who went down in the first, came back to stop Lee in the seventh. Since the loss, Lee won eleven in a row. Vera had a few career bumps but in February he accomplished another upset with a split decision over former champion Sergio Mora. Lee's manager, Emanuel Steward, has made a request to DiBella to get a rematch done.

"I agree with Emanuel, I think the fans want to see a rematch. There are ongoing talks and it may happen in October. The first fight was exciting and I believe the rematch could be even better," DiBella told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AddiX on 05-27-2011

Lee Vs mcewing was one of the best fights of the year. Did we forget lee was losing that fight? This is a no ****ing brainer, rematch on hbo.

Comment by tonyjones on 05-27-2011

War andy cant see him winning a world title though

Comment by MARKBNLV on 05-27-2011

Nice fight i think Andy Kos him this time around.

Comment by any craic lad? on 05-27-2011

Good stuff Vera has proved since the Lee win that hes actually a good fighter.Be a good win for Andy if he can beat Vera

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