Found September 27, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
The Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Bryan Vera weigh-in was held this afternoon in advance of their middleweight fight on Saturday night, televised on HBO. Scratch that, super middleweight fight. Wait, no, light heavyweight contest. If one fighter is essentially allowed to weigh whatever in the hell he pleases, what's the point of the weigh-in, or of weight classes? That's the unfortunate situation we find ourselves in for Chavez Jr vs. Vera. Official Chavez Jr vs. Vera Weights: Chavez Jr.: 172.4 lbs Vera: 171.2 lbs The fight has gradually moved from 163 pounds to 168 pounds to "whatever in the hell we can pay off Vera to fight at". Chavez Jr's weight problems have been common knowledge over the past few weeks, and for a fighter coming off a year of inactivity, fueled in part by failed tests for marijuana, with a new trainer because Freddie Roach couldn't deal with his lack of effort, I'm not sure if it's the most obvious result we all should have ex...
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