Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (26)
Top Headlines Bivol: Barrera is a Tough Test For Me, 90% That He Beats Valera Rey Vargas, Nacho Beristain Likely To Part Ways After Next Bout Hearn To Parker: Joshua Has Glass Jaw? Then Jump on This Fight! Salido: I'd Fight Lomachenko Again, My Fight on 12/9 is Better! Amir Khan Still Screaming, But Finding Success on 'I'm a Celeb' Kovalev: I'm Much Stronger Than I Was in My Last Three Fights Photos: Yuriorkis Gamboa, Jason Sosa - Ready For War in NYC Photos: Sullivan Barrera, Felix Valera - On Weight For Showdown Photos: Kovalev, Shabranskyy - Ready For WBO Title Battle Gradovich With Eye Issues, Withdraws From IBF Eliminator Eddie Hearn Speaks With Tyson Fury, Offers To Guide Career HBO's Peter Nelson: We Have All-Action Fights on This Network Jeff Horn vs. Gary Corcoran Lands on BoxNation LIVE STREAM: Kovalev vs. Shabranskyy Weigh-in From New York Daniel Gonzalez: I'll Give it Everything To Reach Goal of World Title Shabranskyy's Coach is Expecting a 'Fight' With Kovalev Hearn: Anthony Joshua Wants To Do a Job on Joseph Parker News: Tramaine Williams, Sunny Edwards, Rivera Boxing, More Alexander Ustinov vs Manuel Charr Lands on BoxNation Felix Valera, Trainer: Barrera is a Better Fighter Than Kovalev Austin Trout Eyes Return in Early 2018, With "True 154 Pounder" Barrera: Shabranskyy Hits Hard, Definitely Can Beat Kovalev Saunders: Jacobs Praised For 'Brilliant Loss' - You Lost, Got Beat! Carl Frampton: I'm Ready For World Title Fight if it Comes Next Atif Shafiq Assesses Bramall Lane Victory, Plans For 2018 Joshua: Fury Boxed and Ran With Klitschko - I Don't Respect That! Brook Willing To Eat a Kangaroo Testicle To Secure Amir Khan British Board Confirm Tyson Fury's UKAD Hearing For December Jason Sosa Seeks Own Impressive Comeback on Kovalev Card Bob Arum To Hearn: 65-35 is More Than Fair For Joshua-Parker Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui Rematch in Play For January 27 Khan is Reportedly Highest Paid Contestant Ever on "I'm a Celeb" Duva: Kovalev Looks Better Physically, Happier, With New Coach Photos: Orlando Salido Putting in Work For Roman Clash WBC Prez: GGG Conquered The Hearts of Mexico, I Was Humbled Joshua Promoter: Our Offer is 'Five Times' Parker's Biggest Purse Salido: I Will Show Why So Many Champions Are Afraid of Me! Hearn Says Anthony Joshua Social Media Mess is 'Major Problem' Tyson Fury's Promoter Gives Statement on UKAD Hearing Delays UK Boxing News: Welborn, Hennon, Connor, Beech, More
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement