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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

File photo of the Sun Bowl. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

University Of Texas Now Allowing Fight At Sun Bowl

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.

04/27/2012

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. of Mexico swings a right at Grover Wiley during their Welterweight bout on June 9, 2007 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Texas Boxing Match Canceled For Fear Of Drug Cartel Violence

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.

04/27/2012

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