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A Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bout on the Pacquiao vs. Cotto ‘Firepower’ showdown on Nov. 14 will be officially announced before tomorrow’s “Island Warriors” weigh-in gets underway.
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Ireland’s John Duddy vs. Michi Munoz is scheduled at 8:00 pm eastern. The PPV will begin at 9 pm eastern. The Pawel Wolak vs Carlos Nascimento bout will open the Pay Per View telecast.
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Al Bernstein, Steve Farhood and Raul Marquez will call the fights. Michael Buffer will be the ring announcer for the PPV bouts. David Diamante will announce the undercard bouts. This will be Diamante’s announcing debut for Top Rank.
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There is an amazing story regarding former champion Genaro ‘Chicanito’ Hernandez and his all-out battle against cancer. Genaro said today he is recovering and is looking forward to returning to Top Rank as a color analyst on future Latin Fury telecasts. “We are all very excited and I have asked Rick Seara (Top Rank’s producer/director) to get Genaro back on our announce teams,” said Bob Arum.

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