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JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ RUMORS

Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are destined to fight

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum told RingTV.com that Carl Froch and former WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. may clash on January 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas. “I don’t want to say anything more about anything until we get it done,” said Arum, 82, whose contract with Chavez is valid until October 2015. The 37-year-old Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) knocked George Groves onto Queer...
Via Sports by Colin
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Froch Eyes HBO PPV Fight vs Chavez Jr; Not GGG

According to promoter Eddie Hearn, Carl Froch has been told that a fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr would be slated as a HBO PPV, while a fight against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin would  not be a PPV. Froch is coming off of a good win over George Groves but he hasn’t shown huge star potential in the US and Chavez Jr has a decent name but he hasn’t shown the ability to be...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Sr. picks Robert Duran over Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. in fantasy fight

So we all love talking fantasy fights. It is a theme amongst boxing fans in which it allows them to tout how great their favorite fighter was regardless of the era they were in. It makes for some fun and sometimes feisty fodder amongst fans but one thing is for sure, it makes whoever they are talking about relevant against the sands of time. Floyd Mayweather Sr. is no different from...
Via Fight Hub TV
20 days ago  |  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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