Found August 30, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Boxing is a risk-and-reward business. A successful gamble this past May ultimately positioned top prospect Willie "The Great" Nelson (18-1-1, 11 KOs) against undefeated John "Dah Rock" Jackson (13-0, 12 KOs) on September 15 for the vacant North American Boxing Federation (NABF) super welterweight title. Nelson vs. Jackson will be part of the Sergio Martinez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. HBO Pay-Per-View event, presented by Top Rank and DiBella Entertainment, live from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Credit: Tom Casino / Showtime Last May, Nelson agreed to be a late replacement-on only 11 days notice to fight-for highly-touted, previously unbeaten Cuban fighter Yudel Jhonson (12-0) on ShoBox. Nelson dropped Jhonson in the second round en route to upsetting the 2004 Olympic silver medalist by way unanimous 10-round decision (97-92, 97-92, 95-94). Nelson's impressive victory propelled him into the World Boxing Council (WBC) ratings, in which, he is cu...

Martinez & Chavez Jr. on amateur boxing

The lack of a strong amateur boxing program can often spell the end of a boxer's career before it gets started. Sergio Martinez, who will meet Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the ring on Sept. 15 on HBO, is an ardent supporter of the need for growth in the amateur boxing arena. "I would first make sure there is a strong amateur program that caters to younger fighters looking...

2 Days with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: Full video

Right now, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is busy in camp, preparing for the biggest fight of his career against Sergio Martinez on September 15th. But just a few months ago, he was set to square off against Andy Lee in a big showdown in El Paso, Texas. Right here, watch the complete 2 Days with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. video, taking you into the final pre-fight moments for Chavez Jr., and...

Face off: Chavez Jr – Martinez full video

Last Saturday night, the HBO Face Off with Max Kellerman special for the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez fight was held. As always, it delivered and produced some tense moments as the two fighters looked to get into each other's heads. Watch the full video of Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez Face Off with Max Kellerman right here. From watching the Chavez Jr. - Martinez Face...

Photo gallery: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr & Sergio Martinez training behind the scenes

We have a huge photo gallery here from the training camps of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez. Many of the pictures are behind the scenes shots taken by the HBO Boxing 24/7 crew, as they hang out in training camp with each fighter and film their daily activity. There's also a set of pictures from the media day event with Chavez Jr. So there's a lot to take a look...

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. says he’ll owe his father ‘a lot of credit for the victory’ over Sergio Martinez

WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. stated his legendary father will deserve ample credit if he manages to defeat The Ring and WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez on September 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las … Continue reading →
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