Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. once helped his father through one of the lowest points of his life, and now the Mexican legend is there to back his son up on his toughest day.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. insists that discipline problems are behind him, that he doesn’t care about rival Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and that the time is right to beat middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, who he fights on Sept. 15.
Promoter Lou DiBella is considering the cancelation of all media appearances by RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez to promote his Sept. 15 bout with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the wake of threats against the fighter.
Notre Dame graduate and light heavyweight prospect Mike Lee will face Paul Harness on the undercard of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Sergio Martinez main event on Sept. 15.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. weighs 176 pounds 30 days prior to making his defense against RING champion Sergio Martinez, who is currently tipping the scales at 174.
WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has looked impressive against sparring partners in preparation for next month’s clash with RING champion Sergio Martinez.
HBO’s 24/7 series will debut on Sept. 1 and will detail the events leading up to the Sept. 15 clash between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and RING middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
A WBO junior lightweight bout between Roman Martinez and Miguel Beltran Jr. will be on the undercard of the HBO Pay Per View-televised main event featuring RING middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and WBC beltholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Sept. 15.
Super middleweight contender Edwin Rodriguez has a big fight with Jason Escalera on Sept. 29 — six years to the day from when his twins, Serena and Edwin Jr., barely survived their premature births.