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Broner-Maidana, Thurman-Soto Karass Officials

By Hilmar Rojas

The officials have been set for Saturday night at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Laurence Cole will be the referee for the fight between the World Boxing Association welterweight world champion Adrien Broner and the International champion Marcos René Maidana.  The judges will be American Levi Martínez, Puerto Rican Nelson Vázquez and South African Stanley Christodoulou.

Also this Saturday in Texas, WBA interim welterweight champion, Keith Thurman will defend his belt against Mexican Jesus Soto-Karas. The referee will be Jon Schorle from Texas. The officials in charge of the scorecards are Don Griffin from Texas, Javier Alvarez from Texas and Alfredo Polanco from México.

The WBA light heavyweight king, Beibut Shumenov will be defending his belt with Tamas Kovas. Rafael Ramos will be the referee while Oren Shellenberger from Texas, Ursulo Perez from Texas and Cesar Ramos from Puerto Rico; they scoring the actions. 

The Panamanian Aurelio Fiengo will be the WBA's representative in supervising the fights.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 12-12-2013

2 echo a few comments, yes, thank goodness it's not Nady...Coles father runs TX boxing, & he seems 2 get every WBC bout in Japan of consequence...but any1 competent chould do Keith's bout ,I don't believe JSK will b around…

Comment by Wokingman on 12-12-2013

[QUOTE=McAlister;14019879]thank god its not Jay Nady for the main event... he is terrible[/QUOTE] Worst ref in the whole history of boxing.. I swear the guy has a stick living in his ass with a wife and three children up there…

Comment by GriffTannen on 12-12-2013

[QUOTE=El Angel;14019753]Laurence Cole gets every main event in Texas. Ramo is much better ref than him IMO.[/QUOTE] I was thinking head be the ref before I even read the article lol. He sucks and is shady

Comment by Tyler_Durden on 12-12-2013

Best possible outcome is if none of these officials end up being needed in any of the fights.

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 12-12-2013

Originally Posted by El Angel View Post Laurence Cole gets every main event in Texas. Ramo is much better ref than him IMO. When your dad's the head of the Texas boxing commission, it's not that hard to figure out…

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