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Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez

Sergio Martinez named WBC Fighter of the Month for September for win over Chavez Jr

By Marcus Richardson: Sergio Martinez's win over WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. last month on September 15th has earned the 37-year-old Martinez WBC's Fighter of the Month for September. Saul Alvarez was given Honorable mention for his win over Josesito Lopez on the same date. Martinez's win was extra special though as he wasn't fighting someone a division or two below him like [...]

Chavez Jr.’s actions leave much to be desired

By Emilio Camacho, Esq. In life, some people have it better than others. For various reasons, not everyone has the same opportunities and access to resources. In this respect boxing is no different. In boxing, having the right equipment, training facilities, nutrition, sparring partners, and money to cover personal expenses while training, can make a big difference in the performance of an athlete. [...]

Musing over Maravilla

By Ted Spoon: Rating fighters before they've retired is a good crack. When boxers add another chapter to their legacy the fanatics usually pipe up, involuntarily summoned to criticize or praise. And with these two extremes accounting for 90% of support it can make you feel obligated to say something that could be interpreted as objective. Sergio Martinez is, at the time of writing, at that tender [...]

Chavez Jr. tests positive for Marijuana, rematch with Sergio Martinez may be delayed

By Michael Collins: Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KO's) has allegedly tested positive for Marijuana in his drug test following his 12 round unanimous decision loss to Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KO's) last Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chavez Jr. now faces a possible suspension of up to a 1 year as well as a possible forfeiture [...]

Sergio Martinez does a good deed

(Photo credit: Dibella Entertainment) New York, NY (9/19/12) - Just hours before he was to step into the ring for the most important fight of his life against the now former World Boxing Council (WBC) Middleweight Champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., The Ring Middleweight Champion Sergio Martinez took the time to make a dream come true for one special family. Days before the fight, Martinez' camp received [...]

This Saturday: Chavez Jr. vs. Martinez replay followed by “The Fight Game with Jim Lampley” on HBO

It’s a special edition of WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING when HBO Sports presents JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. VS. SERGIO MARTINEZ, the replay of their highly anticipated middleweight title fight, SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live coverage at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, calls all the action, available in HDTV. Other [...]

Does Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. really want a rematch with Maravilla?

By Joseph Herron: Be careful what you ask for in boxing, because you just might get it. After the drama filled conclusion of Top Rank’s main event at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 15th, many questions remain concerning the heated rivalry between former WBC Middleweight Champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and universally recognized 160 pound king Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez. While [...]

What’s next for Sergio Martinez?

By Frank Walsh: Last Saturday night's encounter between Julio Chavez Jr and Sergio Martinez contained all the elements that combined made for a classic encounter. With the precision of a surgeon, Martinez performed a near perfect operation on Chavez Jr. For 11 rounds Chavez Jr had no answer for Martinez. Proving near impossible to hold down, Martinez presented a boxing masterpiece before a sold out [...]

Chavez Jr. wins the fight in one round

By Emilio Camacho, Esq. First, let me say that, of course, I know that Chavez did not win the fight. In fact, Martinez gave him the worst beating of his career. However, in the 12th round, Chavez Jr. took us back in history and most boxing experts were thinking about Chavez v. Taylor. Also, other fans, mostly Mexicans, started longing for the days when 15 round fights were norm. This fight resembled [...]

Sergio Martinez fought with a broken left hand from the 4th round against Chavez Jr

By Marcus Richardson: Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KO's) was forced to fight that last eight rounds of his bout with WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KO's) with a broken left hand last Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fighting with mostly just his right hand, Martinez was still able to pound out a relatively easy 12 round unanimous decision [...]

Arum excited about a Chavez Jr-Martinez rematch, sees it doing big business

By Michael Collins: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum sees nothing but dollar signs in proposed rematch between former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32 KO's) and Sergio Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KO's) for early next year at the Cowboys Stadium in Texas. The pay per view numbers haven't yet been released for last Saturday's Chavez Jr-Martinez PPV fight but the word is that the fight [...]

Special 90 minute “Maravilla/Chavez Jr.” Edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present a special “Mexican Independence Edition” tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pugilist KOrner link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wcsteelerfan/2012/09/17/tha-weekend-wrap Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 On tonight’s broadcast, we will be discussing this weekend’s big fight action at the Thomas & Mack Center and the [...]
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