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Chavez Jr. Takes on Andy Lee this Saturday on HBO
Undefeated World Middleweight Champion and the Son of the Legend, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., landed in Las Vegas for training camp at the Top Rank Gym. On June 16, Chavez will headline "Viva Chávez!" on Saturday, June 16, at Sun Bowl Stadium, when he defends his WBC title against No. 2 world-rated contender Andy Lee, marking the first world championship fight to be held in the Sun Bowl Stadium since June 13, 1998 when Oscar De La Hoya knocked out Patrick Charpentier in the second round to retain his welterweight crown. Right here, you can find a collection of pictures from Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's workout session. Take a look.
As you can see from the Chavez Jr. workout pictures above, father Julio Cesar Chavez has been overseeing his son's training, and he's been in the gym and working with him a great deal. Another interesting note is how big and muscular Chavez Jr. is looking. The kid has clear...
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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. recovered from a slow start he blamed on leg cramps and stopped Andy Lee at 2:21 of the seventh round Saturday night to retain the WBC middleweight title.
A right uppercut by Chavez snapped Lee's head upwards and sideways and Chavez connected on a barrage of punches before referee Laurence Cole intervened and waved an end to the fight.
The promoters of Saturday night's middleweight title fight between WBC champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Andy Lee are certain that any controversy surrounding the venue in El Paso, Texas, has been resolved.
They're also hopeful no more trouble arises if the fight goes to the judges.
The bout between Mexico's favorite son and Ireland's top contender...
Lou Dibella Calls for Fairness in Texas
On Saturday, June 16, DiBella Entertainment-promoted middleweight contender "Irish" Andy Lee (28-1, 20 KOs) will challenge Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1-1NC, 31 KOs), for the WBC middleweight championship, at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. At today's final press conference, promoter Lou DiBella expressed supreme confidence...
You thought Timothy Bradley was brave to keep fighting last week with injured ankles and feet and whatnot? Look at these models. What troopers. Like boxing, there's something a little bit sick and a little bit satisfying about watching that video. Anyway, let's wash the bitter taste of last week out of our collective mouth with some entertaining boxing this week...
On Saturday night in El Paso, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr will defend his trinket against once-beaten Andy Lee from Ireland. How he will face Lee after already going through the murderer’s row of Marco Antonio Rubio, Peter Manfredo Jr, Sebastian Zbik, and Billy Lyell is anyone’s guess. I actually like this fight. This will be our first time seeing [...]
This Saturday, while DiBella Entertainment's Andy Lee will be looking to become the new WBC Middleweight Champion of the world when he takes on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, TX, former cruiserweight world title challenger Ran Nakash (26-1, 18KO's) will be looking to put himself back into the spotlight.
Nakash is scheduled to take on Johnny...
Andy Lee Confident of Beating Julio Chavez Jr. on June 16
Andy ‘Irish’ Lee (28-1, 20KO’s) is a fighter on a mission as he prepares to challenge unbeaten middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1, 31 KO’s) for his WBC championship green belt on June 16 at the outdoor Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas.
The tall 6’2’’ Kronk fighter has just completed a 10...