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Chavez – Froch in negotiations

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According to Dan RaFael of espn.com, IBF Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch may defend his title against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on January 24 in Las Vegas. “Talks have re-opened with Top Rank regarding a proposed Froch versus Chavez fight with a date of Jan. 24th penciled,” Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn, Froch’s promoter, told ESPN.com on Tuesday. “Obviously, we have ... Read More »

HBO SPORTS® TO REPLAY JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. VS. SERGIO MARTINEZ 2012 & MIGUEL COTTO VS. ANTONIO MARGARITO 2 2011 ON HBO2 AS A SPECIAL PREVIEW TO THE UPCOMING COTTO VS. MARTINEZ PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT

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May 23, 2014 – Leading up to the most anticipated fight of 2014 between Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez – set for Saturday, June 7 and presented live by HBO Pay-Per-View® – HBO Sports will present the exclusive replay of two riveting showdowns that highlight the remarkable skill and will of these competitors. On Friday, May 30 at 11:15 p.m. ... Read More »

Options? Chavez Jr. running on empty

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By Norm Frauenheim– There are losers aplenty in the wake of the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Gennady Golovkin possibility headed to never-never land, right there alongside the Manny Paquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fantasy. There are the fans, of course. But there’s nothing new about that. Their hopes are always first to take a beating. They’ll be back. But you have to wonder ... Read More »

Mexican veterans, (former) Soviet newcomers, and autodidacts

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SAN ANTONIO – In this city’s Alamodome on Saturday, before Mexican Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. could whup Austin’s Bryan Vera and position himself for a match with undefeated Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin, Mexican Orlando Salido took undefeated Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko to school and found him wanting, decisioning him by split scores of 113-115, 116-112, 115-113. Salido also forced upwards a number ... Read More »

Chavez decisions Vera in rematch

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. registered his 2nd victory over Bryan Vera in 7 months by scoring am entertaining 12 round unanimous decision in a Super Middleweight bout at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Chavez was much better then the lethargic version of himself in September as he started quickly being much more active. He was dominant with body punches ... Read More »

Weights from San Antonio

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Julio Cesar Chavez 167.5 – Bryan Vera 167.5 Orlando Salido 128.25 – Vasyl Lomachenko 125.5 Juan Diaz 134.5 – Gerardo Robles 134.5 Oscar Valdez 127.5 – Samuel Sanchez 127.75 Ivan Najera 136.5 – Angel Hernandez 133.25 Alex Saucedo 146.5 – Gilberto Venegas 1498.5 Read More »

Chavez makes weight; Salido looks hopeless

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SAN ANTONIO – What may well prove to be the most suspenseful moment of Saturday’s Chavez Jr.-Vera II card happened a day early when, framed by a clever prop, Mexico’s former middleweight titlist “Son of the Legend” Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. made the super middleweight limit by a half pound. In so doing, Chavez demonstrated an often-absent professionalism, and returned ... Read More »

MEXICAN ICON JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR KICKS-OFF PACKED MARCH ON BOXNATION AS HE LOOKS FOR MEMORABLE WIN IN BRYAN VERA REMATCH LIVE THIS WEEKEND

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LONDON (Feb. 27) – Mexican star Julio Cesar Chavez Jr is hoping to give fights fans something to remember as he takes on Texan Bryan Vera in a bout he hopes will go down as ‘Fight of the Year’. The former WBC middleweight world champion faces Vera in a rematch at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas this weekend following ... Read More »

SALIDO and LOMACHENKO MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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SAN ANTONIO, TX (February 26, 2014) — Fight Week in San Antonio for the eagerly- anticipated boxing doubleheader featuring the historic challenge by two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year, VASYL LOMACHENKO, in only his second professional fight, of World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion ORLANDO SALIDO continued its hot path in earnest today as both ... Read More »

The Legend’s Son returns to returning

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SAN ANTONIO – Mexican “Son of the Legend” Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. returns to this city sometime in the next few days, returns to a local scale sometime Friday afternoon, and returns to an Alamodome ring Saturday night against Austin’s Bryan Vera. The middle spectacle, Friday’s, should prove the week’s most suspenseful, and if Chavez somehow misses weight also its ... Read More »

“I AM READY FOR BRYAN VERA!” Julio César Chávez, Jr.

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CULIACÁN, MÉXICO (February 19, 2014) – Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR is in his final days of training camp in México as he prepares for his 12-round super middleweight rematch against Top-Five contender and two-fisted Texan BRYAN VERA. Chávez Jr. – Vera II will take place next week – Saturday, March 1 – at ... Read More »

THERE’S NO VASYLATTING ON LOMACHENKO’S INTENT — DETHRONING WORLD CHAMPION SALIDO!

SAN ANTONIO (February 12, 2014) — Two-time Ukrainian Olympic gold medalist and 2013 Prospect of the Year VASYL LOMACHENKO (1-0, 1 KO), is in a hurry to make his mark, and in only his second professional fight, he will be challenging three-time world featherweight champion ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO for Salido’s World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight title. The Salido-Lomachenko world championship ... Read More »

SALIDO IS READY TO DEFEND WORLD TITLE AGAINST LOMAMCHENKO ASSAULT

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SAN ANTONIO (February 12, 2014) — For three-time world featherweight champion ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO boxing has been about perseverance and overcoming the odds, and in 17 days his mettle will be tested once more as he puts his world title on the line against two-time Olympic gold medalist, VASYL LOMACHENKO (1-0, 1 KO), considered by many to be the best ... Read More »

ROAD TO CHAVEZ JR./VERA II PREMIERES MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 ON HBO®

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February 3, 2014 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Chavez Jr./Vera II,” an exhilarating special examining the upcoming super middleweight rematch between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera. The duo engaged in a no-holds barred battle last September, which emerged as one of the year’s most highly-debated outcomes. On Saturday, March 1, the Alamodome in San Antonio will showcase ... Read More »

The Legend’s Son comes back to home (too)

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SAN ANTONIO – Thursday, Mexican “Son of the Legend” Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. strode across the Alamodome stage to a podium that would conceal, for once, a fairly lean version of Junior, a version of him that surprisingly looked within 20 pounds of his next match’s contracted fighting weight, six weeks out, a match that will be a rematch with ... Read More »

JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. vs. BRYAN VERA REMATCH SHOWDOWN Plus ORLANDO SALIDO vs. VASYL LOMACHENKO WBO FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

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SAN ANTONIO, TX (January 16, 2014) — On the heels of their controversial collision which resulted in a hotly disputed decision, former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR. and Top-Five contender and two-fisted Texan BRYAN VERA will square off in a 12-round super middleweight battle in a rematch to settle their ... Read More »

JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. vs. BRYAN VERA II SAN ANTONIO PRESS CONFERENCE

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SAN ANTONIO, TX (January 14, 2014) — Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR., his opponent, Top-Five contender and tough Texan BRYAN VERA,Houston’s former World Lightweight Champion JUAN DIAZ, Hall of Fame Promoter BOB ARUM, Zanfer Promotions’FERNANDO BELTRAN, two-time heavyweight champion GEORGE FOREMAN and ARTHUR PELULLO,President of Banner Promotions, will host ... Read More »

BRYAN VERA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT OCTOBER 2, 2013

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Operator – Welcome to the Bryan Vera conference call. I will now turn the call over to your host, Marc Abrams. Mr. Marc Abrams – Hello, everyone, from the media. I thank everyone for joining us today. We’re having a special conference call with Bryan Vera in the wake of last Saturday night’s fight with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. that ... Read More »

THE WORLD AGREES: VERA WON THE FIGHT AGAINST CHAVEZ JR.; VERA NOW SEEKS REMATCH

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PHILADELPHIA (September 30, 2013)—This past Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, WBO #1 Ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera put in an amazing performance that should have propelled him to a victory over former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. Vera won the fight overwhelmingly on all social media sites and the below link compiled by Boxing News ... Read More »

The legend’s son prevails

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Mexican “Son of the Legend” Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. – the man whom middleweight champion Sergio Martinez alternately calls “a lie” and “the lie” – likely lost the chavezweight championship of the world to Bryan Vera, Saturday, were we able to get scorecards in what Shakespeare called honest hands (“And put in every honest hand a whip / To lash ... Read More »

CHAVEZ JR. – VERA FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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LOS ANGELES (SEPTEMBER 26, 2013)—Below are quotes from Wednesday’s press conference in advance of Saturday’s Super Middleweight showdown between former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and WBO #1 ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera that will take place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The show is promoted by Top Rank and Banner Promotions and will be televised LIVE ... Read More »