Official reverses fight cancellation

Updated: April 27, 2012, 7:43 PM ET
Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- 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.

Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa had canceled the June 16 fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andy Lee at the Sun Bowl, citing a "higher than normal" security risk. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Friday ...

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