Adonis Stevenson vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk & Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Alfredo Angulo on Dec.1 on Showtime

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A split-site doubleheader airing live on SHOWTIME and streaming live on SHOWTIME Sports social media platforms will kick off a big night of boxing on Saturday, December 1, leading into the SHOWTIME PPV presentation of the Deontay Wilder vs.… read full article “Adonis Stevenson vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk & Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Alfredo Angulo on Dec.1 on Showtime”

Chavez Jr. to fight on August 11, Martirosyan and Mora possibilities

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Former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. plans on fighting two months from now after a year off from activity, and he says e’s interested in facing Sergio Mora or Vanes Martirosyan. Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) is trying to get his weight down after starting training at 220 lbs.… read full article “Chavez Jr. to fight on August 11, Martirosyan and Mora possibilities”

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. says he’ll be fighting Anthony Dirrell in November

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Last seen putting in a quite dire effort against countryman Canelo Alvarez in May in a big fight that disappointed all concerned, Julio Cesar Chavez Junior has tweeted how he is set to return to the ring on November 11. The former WBC middleweight champ left the ring to the sound of boos after his lopsided, he-failed-to-turn-up decision loss to Canelo, and he now aims to get fight fans back on his side with a win over former 168 pound champ Anthony Dirrell.

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De La Hoya: There is no limit to Canelo’s star power

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Golden Boy Promotions boss Oscar De La Hoya believes that the estimated 1 million PPV buys for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. this month shows that he is the No.1 star in boxing. De La Hoya not only views Canelo as the No.1 guy in the sport, but also a fighter without any limit to how popular he can grow.

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Left-Hook Lounge Mailbag: Featuring Canelo, Golovkin, & Deontay Wilder!

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Roberto Y. (Chicago, IL): I didn’t expect Canelo to finally take the fight with Golovkin, and I’m actually very shocked that he did. Now that a date is set, can you share your thoughts on this fight and who has the best chance to win?

Vito W. (ESB): I think this fight is incredibly great for Boxing. In an era of the sport where mega fights don’t always live up to the hype, I think this is one of those bouts that you can firmly etch in stone as a candidate for “Fight of the Year” and never think twice. These two gladiators leave it all in the ring, and they never disappoint. Whether you like them or not, you have to respect the both in such a manner. Taking a glance at both men, I think there are strengths and weaknesses to be derailed and explored. Beyond that, you have the typical stuff to contend with between the two of them as well, such as size dynamics. One thing I noticed when Golovkin got in the ring after the Chavez Jr bout was how much bigger Golovkin is than Canelo.

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Canelo-Chavez Jr. punch stats

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The final punch stats for last Saturday’s massacre win for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. showed how badly the former WBC middleweight champion was in getting hammered for 12 one-sided rounds at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the minds of many boxing fans, the Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight was worse than the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight from 2015.

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Canelo beats up Chavez Jr – Results

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No sooner did boxing’s biggest star Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) dispatch Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) in a dominant shutout victory over 12 rounds at the sold-out T-Mobile Arena on presented live on HBO Pay-Per-View, than the middleweight superstar announced that boxing’s biggest fight – a showdown with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) – would take place on Mexican Independence Day weekend on September 16. Canelo beat Chavez, Jr. from pillar to post, earning a unanimous decision with all three judges scoring the fight 120-108.

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Results: Canelo Alvarez defeats Chavez Jr, fans BOO!

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Tonight’s Mexican clash between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) was supposed to have been an exciting affair on HBO PPV, but instead it turned out to be even worse dud than the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao fight from 2015. Indeed, Mayweather-Pacquiao was exciting in comparison to the Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight on Saturday night.

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Canelo vs Chavez: Keys to Victory, Four to Explore, Official Prediction!

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For years, two of Mexico’s favorite son’s have been on a virtual collision course. Saturday night, those two stars will collide when Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (48-1-1, 34KO’s) takes on the son of a legend eager to place his own print on the sport, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr (50-2-1, 32KO’s). The entire country of Mexico appears torn between the two talents. Half leaning towards the famed Chavez family; the other half leaning towards the budding star. As these two warriors prepare for battle, we take a moment to analyze Keys to Victory, Four to Explore, and an Official Prediction.

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