Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera weight TBA; Arum says “pot” is OK

24
Sep

Lem’s latest: Chavez Jr.-Vera weight TBA; Arum says “pot” is OK

Bob Arum defended Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s use of marijuana and use of the drug in general during a media conference call on Tuesday. “I want to go on record as saying that there is nothing wrong with smoking pot,” Arum said during the call.

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07
Aug

Lem’s latest: Garcia-Martinez on Nov. 9? Roach fires Ariza

RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia could rise into the junior lightweight ranks to challenge WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez.

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21
May

Arum: Chavez-Vera likely; Ward next?

Bob Arum said Julio Cesar Chavez could fight Brian Vera next, and eventually, Andre Ward.

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12
May

Arum: For Chavez Jr., it’s either Murray or Vera

Former WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will decide between Martin Murray and Brian Vera as potential opponents on Aug. 3, according to Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.

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11
Sep

Lem’s latest: Roach, Chavez Sr. guide Jr.

WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. defends his eccentric training methods in advance of Saturday night’s clash with RING champion Sergio Martinez.

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17
May

Roach stays with Chavez Jr., says Ariza’s out

WBC middleweight beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has split with strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza in advance of his June 16 defense against southpaw Andy Lee.

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10
Apr

Pacquiao’s foundation restructured in wake of controversy

Manny Pacquiao’s charity foundation will get a new board of directors in the wake of a lawsuit leveled against it for a shipping controversy.

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03
Apr

Tax issues will not distract Pacquiao, says Ariza

Manny Pacquiao’s conditioning coach Alex Ariza doesn’t think the eight-division champ’s recent tax issues will be a distraction as they prepare to begin training camp for Pacquiao’s June 9 clash with Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas.

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27
Aug

Injured Chavez Jr. shifts focus from Hearns to healing, Manfredo Jr.

Forced to pull out of the Ronald Hearns fight, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will allow his injured hand to heal and then train for his next bout alongside Manny Pacquiao.

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26
Aug

Chavez Jr. injures hand, may cancel Hearns fight on Sept. 17

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has received stitches for a cut on one of his hands, leading Bob Arum to believe doctors will advise him not to fight Ronald Hearns.

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