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Bob Arum Confirms Chavez Jr. Fight


POSTED: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 5:50pm

UPDATED: Friday, April 6, 2012 - 4:02pm

Hall of Fame Boxing promoter, Bob Arum, made it official today in a Media Conference Call -- El Paso's Sun Bowl has been chosen to host the Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. vs Andy Lee (28-1, 20 KOs), World Middleweight Championship bout on Saturday, June 16th.

The twelve-round title fight will be one eight bouts presented by Arum's Top Rank, Inc, of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chavez vs Lee, main event, will be televised Live on HBO domestically and also to a world-wide TV audience.

The remainder of the card, as well as other event details, are to be announced at a MEDIA CONFERENCE, TUESDAY, APRIL 24th in El Paso. The location of the Media Conference will be determined next week and then provided to the media and public.

Tickets for the event, priced at $25, $40, $60, $100 and $200, are scheduled to go ON-SALE, SATURDAY, APRIL 28th (12:00 Noon) at the UTEP Ticket Center, All TicketMaster locations, including online at

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