Chavez-Vera scheduled for Sept. 28

Updated: August 16, 2013, 4:35 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The small cut on the right eyelid that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. suffered last weekend during a sparring session will postpone his super middleweight fight with Brian Vera for only three weeks.

Top Rank announced on Friday that the fight, originally scheduled for Sept. 7 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, will be pushed back to Sept. 28 and be moved to the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

The fight will now take place as part of an HBO split-site doubleheader with the telecast ...

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