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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

Pick An Opponent for Chavez Jr.’s Weight

LOS ANGELES, CA - It’s fight week for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Brian Vera and we still aren’t sure what weight the fight will take place at. It’s ridiculous at this point. Add social media to the equation and you get a firestorm of jokes, memes and hurt feelings. Since we are playing hooky pokey with Chavez Jr.’s weight and wagering our best guesses at what he will come...
Via BadCulture
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will knockout Brian Vera

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and American Brian Vera will fight next weekend at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The 27-year-old Chavez (46-1-1-1, 32 KOs) was slated to battle the 31-year-old Vera (23-6, 14 KOs) on September 7 at the Staples Center in Tinseltown. Unfortunately, Chavez suffered a cut above his right eye during a summertime sparring session and was deemed unfit...
Via Sports by Colin
September 22, 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

Black Friday boxing classics on Fox Deportes: Oscar De La Hoya vs. Chavez & Vazquez vs. Marquez

When the madness of Black Friday subsides on Friday, November 23, boxing fans will be treated to a night of boxing classics on FOX Deportes as Golden Boy Promotions presents four of the most memorable bouts of this era beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT. The main event of the evening will showcase the two-fight series between "The Golden Boy" Oscar De La Hoya...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 21, 2012  |  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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