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J.C. Chavez Sr.: “I didn’t want this fight for my son.”

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andrzej Fanfara, joined by their respective teams, held a media conference call to formally announce their upcoming April 18th fight at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, CA. For Chavez Jr., who’s been out of the ring for over a year, it’s his first fight in 13 months since leaving long time promoter Top Rank. Criticized in...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara SET For April 18th

CARSON, CA – Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. appeared to be well on his way to emerging from the sizable shadow cast by his father, Mexican boxing icon, Julio Cesar Chavez after posting impressive wins against Marco Antonio Rubio and Andy Lee. After a loss to Sergio Martinez in September 2012, Chavez Jr.’s outside of the ring exploits (lack of training, weight fluctuations) took center...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. must look at himself for career stall, not Top Rank or Bob Arum

Chavez Tries to Blame Top Rank For Career Stall. Who Is He Kidding? Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. recently got himself back in the boxing press, but not in the way a fighter, especially a Mexican fighter, should. Instead of getting ink with his fists, Chavez did it by blaming his (allegedly former) promoter, Bob Arum’s Top Rank, for stalling his career. While I’m not surprised the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The curious case of James Kirkland and Ann Wolfe

If James Kirkland wants to earn the upset of the year against Canelo Alvarez, he needs to get down to Austin, Texas, to meet up with Ann Wolfe ASAP. The post The Curious Case Of James ‘The Mandingo Warrior’ Kirkland appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gilberto Ramirez: The elephant in the super middleweight division

Will Ramirez Land a Date Against the Likes of Chavez Jr? It is clear that the super middleweight division is in flux, with several of the weight class’s more experienced men retiring, considering retirement or inactive. As a result, we are now in the midst of a changing of the guard, with relative youngsters such as Anthony Dirrell, James DeGale, George Groves and Callum Smith...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chavez Jr. Returns April 18 Against Andrzej Fonfara

BOXING NEWS- Wondering when you’ll see Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the ring next? Wait no longer. Today via twitter, former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez returns to action on April 18th against Andrzej Fonfara. No specifics (location, weight, etc.) at this time. If history repeats itself, the fight will take place on HBO. Chavez Jr., last seen in the ring March 1, 2014...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera II betting odds

Bet on the Chavez Jr. vs. Vera Rematch: On Saturday, March 1st, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. takes on Bryan Vera for the second time. In their first fight, Chavez Jr. controversially won a decision over the upset-minded Vera, whom most believe won the fight. Chavez was overweight, overconfident and under-prepared, and it cost him in the ring. But how will the rematch play out, and will...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. must knock out Bryan Vera in rematch

Choice of Texas for Chavez Jr vs. Vera Rematch Stinks Already: Once upon a time, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. was derided as the paper contender whose success was due entirely to the luster and connections offered by his family name. Starting in 2011, Chavez, Jr. started doing the lifting necessary to build a new reputation as a serious, hard-fisted contender. He beat Sebastian Zbik,...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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