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  1. Texas senator appeals boxing match alcohol ban, says its an insul...

    A ban on alcohol sales at a high-profile boxing match in El Paso is an insult to the city and should be overturned, a Texas state senator said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  2. El Paso fight gets reprieve, will go on after all

    The University of Texas System chancellor announced Friday he will allow a high-profile boxing match to be held on the school's El Paso campus if law enforcement can ensure a safe environment, reversing a 3-day-old ban that had upset city leaders.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  3. West Texas fight deemed a cartel turf 'neutral zone', official sa...

    A federal risk assessment of a now-canceled West Texas boxing match predicted it would draw leaders from two rival drug cartels, but noted the cartels had declared the event a "neutral zone," a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2012
  4. Lawmaker wants Sun Bowl fight ban reversed

    A state senator from El Paso said Thursday the University of Texas System regents should overturn a decision by Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa to ban a high-profile boxing match from the Sun Bowl over unspecified security concerns

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  5. El Paso wants answers for why Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee fig...

    Officials demanded more details Wednesday about the security threat that prompted the University of Texas System to block a boxing match in El Paso.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  6. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee fight forced to move from Sun Bow...

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank and the University of Texas at El Paso were all set for a news conference Tuesday afternoon at the 50-yard-line of the Sun Bowl to formally announce Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s middleweight title defense there against Andy Lee on June 16.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012