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Andy Lee-Bryan Vera Rematch Could Be The Reward

By Rick Reeno

Middleweight contender Bryan Vera (18-5, 11KOs) may receive a well deserved reward for his upset win over former champion Sergio Mora (22-2-2, 6KOs). Vera won a close ten round split decision to become only the second man, with the late Vernon Forrest being the other, to beat Mora. The scores were 96-94 on two cards for Vera, with the third judge scoring 96-94 for Mora.

Promoter Lou DiBella advised BoxingScene.com that if Andy Lee (24-1, 18KOs) is able to beat undefeated Craig McEwan (19-0, 10KOs) on March 12, then he would explore the possibility of making a Lee-Vera rematch.

In 2007, Vera got off the floor in the first round to stop Lee within seven. Lee has won nine in a row since the loss. The fight with McEwan is the HBO-televised co-feature to Sergio Martinez-Sergei Dzinziruk at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hitman932 on 02-05-2011

[QUOTE=StrangerInTown;10062646]Boxing has been known for it's cruel nature in many respects. Yesterday evenings battle between Sergio Mora and Brain Vera is a very good example of just how cruel and insane this business can be. Mora draws with Mosely. Shane's…

Comment by StrangerInTown on 02-05-2011

Boxing has been known for it's cruel nature in many respects. Yesterday evenings battle between Sergio Mora and Brain Vera is a very good example of just how cruel and insane this business can be. Mora draws with Mosely. Shane's…

Comment by any craic lad? on 02-05-2011

Has Lee signed with Dibella?

Comment by ny123 on 02-05-2011

Lee vs Vera reminds me of Dawson vs Pascal because in both fights imo the better fighter did not win and in rematches i think both fights have different outcomes.

Comment by BostonGuy on 02-05-2011

For Mark.....:omfg:

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