Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Officials set for Canelo-Lara card
By Dan Rafael
At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission appointed the officials who will work the “Honor & Glory” card headlined by the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Robert Byrd will referee the junior middleweight main event. The judges will be Dave Moretti, Jerry Roth and Levi Martinez.
For the Abner Mares-Jonathan Oquendo featherweight co-feature, Kenny Bayless will be the referee and Adalaide Byrd, Burt Clements and Glenn Feldman will serve as judges.
Vic Drakulich will referee the Juan Manuel Lopez-Francisco Vargas junior lightweight bout, with the judging panel consisting of Tim Cheatham, Robert Hoyle and Don Trella.
Referee Tony Weeks will work interim junior welterweight titlist Johan Perez’s defense against Mauricio Herrera. The judges will be Lisa Giampa, Max DeLuca and Glenn Trowbridge.
In another bout, which is not part of the pay-per-view broadcast, Tomoki Kameda defends his bantamweight world title against Pungluang Sor Singyu. Russell Mora was appointed referee, and Dick Houck, Patricia Morse-Jarman and Cathy Leonard will judge.