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Chavez-Vera, Salido-Lomachenko Ticket Information

SAN ANTONIO, TX  -- Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR., his opponent, Top-Five contender and tough Texan BRYAN VERA, Houston’s former World Lightweight Champion JUAN  DIAZ, Hall of Fame Promoter BOB ARUM, Zanfer Promotions' FERNANDO  BELTRAN, two-time heavyweight champion GEORGE FOREMAN and ARTHUR PELULLO, President of Banner Promotions, will host a news conference announcing the eagerly-awaited rematch -- Chávez Jr. vs. Vera II -- This Thursday!  January 16, in the Alamodome (Stadium Floor - South end.)  Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. CT with the news conference beginning at 2:00 p.m. CT.

The press conference will be open to the public.

Chávez (47-1-1, 32 KOs), of Culiacán, México, making his 2014 debut in his first fight in San Antonio in over two years, and Vera (23-7, 14 KOs), of Austin, TX, will go mano a mano again in a super middleweight bout that both combatants vow will settle the score from their controversial September 28, 2013 fistic debate which was won by Chávez Jr.  Chávez Jr. vs. Vera II will be televised live from the Alamodome, Saturday, March 1 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 (1-0, 1 KO), in only his second professional bout, challenging World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion ORLANDO SALIDO (40-12-2, 28 KOs), of México.  Diaz (38-4, 19 KOs) will continue his comeback bid in the featured bout on the non-televised undercard.   

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Zanfer Promotions, Banner Promotions, Foreman Boys Promotions and Tecate, tickets to Chávez vs. Vera II go on sale This Friday!  January 17, at Noon CT.  Tickets, priced at $200, $100, $60, $40 and $25 (plus applicable taxes and fees), can be purchased at the Alamodome box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com and via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at (800) 745-3000

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cabalas on 01-15-2014

[QUOTE=lopez36;14133382]Whats up with chavez fight is a month and a half away and he still has no trainer..he messed up in the first fight,he looked overweight and now he has to do a rematch and its just a wasteof time,ridiculous…

Comment by Box-Office on 01-14-2014

"He can bring his all-time great amateur record and his two gold medals and i will bring my three world title belts" Boss line from Salido. Hope he smashes Lomachenko. Im all for Olympic medalists being moved quicker as they…

Comment by artfuL_ on 01-14-2014

Co-sign with others on Loma-Salido being the main event. Would not only have made the fight bigger with more publicity/press but I could not care less about another Chavez fight.

Comment by Tyler_Durden on 01-14-2014

[QUOTE=El Angel;14133498]Lomo-Salido should have been the main event.[/QUOTE] I was just about to write that and I totally agree, I'm looking forward to this card for the Lomachenko vs Salido fight not for the Chavez fight and I'm sure plenty…

Comment by El Angel on 01-14-2014

Lomo-Salido should have been the main event.

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