Decision to Cancel Boxing Match Upsets UTEP President

University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio told The Texas Tribune on Wednesday that she has not been told why a high-profile boxing match on her campus had been canceled.

Popular fighter Julio César Chávez Jr. of Mexico and Andy Lee of Ireland were scheduled to duke it out for the WBC world middleweight championship in Sun Bowl Stadium on June 16 — but, as of now, that much-anticipated event will not be happening.

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa decided this week to cancel the event, but specific details regarding his reasons have been hard to ...

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