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Rios vs Acosta: Joe Cortez Will Be The Third Man

By Hilmar Rojas

Las Vegas - The experienced and controversial Joe Cortez will be the main authority in the ring on Saturday night. Cortez has been selected as the referee for the WBA lightweight title fight between champion Miguel "Aguacerito" Acosta and challenger Brandon Rios, which takes place at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The information was obtained from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. And also announced were the three judges for the fight, which include Adelaide Bird, Dick Houck and CJ Ross. Canadian George Martinez will be responsible for overseeing the confrontation for the WBA.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by juandabomb on 02-23-2011

Rios vs Acosta-Cortez....I actually had Rios winning by a late stoppage but now seems like he will lose via UD because of points deducted by Cortez

Comment by cisco55 on 02-23-2011

listen guys " am fair but am firm" touch em up. STFU cortez go f^CKING RETIRE i cant stand you, my blood pressure goes up when i hear your name or see you refereeing a fight.

Comment by daggum on 02-22-2011

[QUOTE=SUPREME.;10145530]Is there any way I can contact Cortez and tell him he's a horrendous referee and he should leave the sport of boxing alone?[/QUOTE] [IMG]http://m.mediapost.com/publications/16/JoeCortez-b.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by SUPREME. on 02-22-2011

Is there any way I can contact Cortez and tell him he's a horrendous referee and he should leave the sport of boxing alone?

Comment by daggum on 02-22-2011

we need a joe cortez appreciation thread i'll start [IMG]http://images.sportinglife.com/07/12/330/800_Ricky_Hatton_warned_by_Joe_Cortez_608345.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www4.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/World+Light+Heavyweight+Fight+Bernard+Hopkins+dgta6rtMlPEm.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www.boxnews.com.ua/photos/1546/Joe%20Cortez.jpg[/IMG] I DON'T WANT NO ROUGH TACTICS I DON'T WANNA START TAKING POINTS!

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