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JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ RUMORS

Golovkin Nearing Fight With Geale; Chavez Jr. Fight Doubtful

  HBO seems to be seeing one of their marquee summer fights dissolve before their eyes. Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin is arguably HBO’s best chance at a star outside of Manny Pacqiauo but his coming of age fight against the popular Julio Cesar Chavez Jr looks to be unlikely. Golovkin has never been a fighter content with waiting around for an opponent, so a fight with Daniel Geale...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Doesn’t Want to Sign Extension With Top Rank

I understand where JCC is coming from. There are only a few times in a fighter’s career that they have all the leverage and this is one of those times for him. He wants a deal like Cotto has where he basically chooses his promoter on a fight by fight basis. Top Rank wants him to sign a three fight extension in addition to fighting Gennady Golovkin. If JCC doesn’t sign the extension...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Negotiating With Al Haymon & Showtime

Al Haymon is a couple of big signings from truly running championship boxing. According to reports,  former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is strongly considering parting ways with his long-time promoter, Bob Arum, and Top Rank. According to one source, Chavez’s unanimous decision victory over Bryan Vera on September 28 was the final bout on his contract. Chavez...
Via Thacover2
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Vera loses to Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. by controversial decision

After a full year away from boxing ring activity, and a circus of weight issues before his fight against the tough Brian Vera (23-7, 14KO’s) from Austin, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (47-1-1, 32KO’s) slipped out of California with a unanimous decision this weekend.  Although he was awarded this decision, most boxing experts and media had Vera winning the fight.  From the...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Chavez Jr. in weighty comeback fight with Vera

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. thought he was still a super middleweight while training for his comeback fight with Brian Vera. Even after a full training camp and a postponement, he never managed to get down to that 168-pound limit. The notorious boxing scion is heading into the ring Saturday night to show he can still fight, even if he can't make weight. Chavez weighed in at 172...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and American Brian Vera are nearly ready to brawl

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and American Brian Vera held a press conference in Los Angeles Thursday to promote their upcoming bout. Chavez (46-1-1-1, 32 KOs) will fight the 31-year-old Vera (23-6, 14 KOs) on September 28 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The two prizefighters were initially slated to battle September 7 at the Staples Center in Tinseltown. Unfortunately, Chavez...
Via Sports by Colin
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will now fight American Brian Vera on September 28

Only a few days after the bout was postponed, Top Rank announced Friday that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will fight American Brian Vera on September 28 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The 27-year-old Chavez (46-1-1-1, 32 KOs) was initially slated to battle Vera (23-6, 14 KOs) September 7 at the Staples Center in Tinseltown. Unfortunately, Chavez suffered a cut above his right...
Via Sports by Colin
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr injured in training, comeback fight against Vera postponed

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has sustained a cut while sparring in training camp. The injury, though minor, will keep Chavez on the shelf for a few weeks, and will force the postponement of his scheduled comeback fight against Bryan Vera. Chavez posted the news himself on his Twitter account, sharing the photo you see here, and adding this: Just a couple stiches, but Doc says I'll...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Video preview: ESPN Deportes A Los Golpes with Bernardo Osuna & Julio Cesar Chavez

ESPN Deportes’ new weekly primetime boxing news and analysis show A Los Golpes, which features Julio César Chávez Sr. as a guest analyst and Bernardo Osuna and David Faitelson as hosts, captures all the weekend’s action and serves as a post-fight destination filled with expert opinion, debate and analysis.   Two weeks ago, ESPN Deportes debuted A Los Golpes (Rolling with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Chavez Jr. tests positive for pot

A Top Rank Inc. spokesman says middleweight boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. tested positive for marijuana after his first professional loss last weekend in Las Vegas. Top Rank spokesman Lee Samuels read a statement Wednesday saying the promoter was reviewing the report of a positive marijuana test. He says the 26-year-old Chavez will explain the results before the Nevada State Athletic...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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