It didn't take long for the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera fight to be rescheduled. Chavez Jr. vs. Vera will now be fought on Saturday, September 28th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
The bout, which was originally announced for September 7th but was postponed due to a cut suffered by Chavez in training, is promoted by Top Rank and Banner Promotions and will be seen live on HBO.
Chavez (46-1-1, 32 KO’s) suffered the cut earlier this week while sparring and forcing the bout to be moved back three weeks. Vera (23-6, 14 KO’s) of Austin, Texas has been training intensely in Houston.
The complete show, which includes the HBO televised co-feature pitting former Olympians Demetrius Andrade (19-0, 13 KO’s) and Vanes Martirosyan (33-0-1, 21 KO’s) for the vacant WBO Jr. Middleweight title will also take place on September 28th.
“We are happy that after Chavez suffered the injury that the fight could be rescheduled so quickly,” said Banner Promotions president, Arthur Pe...