EL PASO, Texas (July 16, 2015) – Fighters competing on the huge Premier Boxing Champions on CBS and SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING cards held an open to the public final press conference Thursday before they enter the ring this Saturday, July 18 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas.… Read Article
NEW YORK (July 13, 2015) – SHOWTIME Sports® and CBS Sports will offer an action-packed weekend of fights spanning three different boxing series beginning with ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday, July 17, and concluding with a special afternoon-evening PBC on CBS doubleheader and SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader from the same venue on Saturday, July 18.… Read Article
(Photo credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/SHOWTIME) #5 WBC, #10 WBA super middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) will be attempting to revive his career this Saturday night in a 10 round bout against Marcos Reyes (33-2, 24 KOs) on Showtime from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. This fight is very important for Chavez Jr. because he lost his last fight in April to Andrzej Fonfara by a 9th round knockout, and … Read Article
It can’t have been easy being the son of a famous Mexican boxing great and feeling the pressure from a young age to follow in your father’s footsteps and live up to his achievements. I think most people would always feel second best or embark upon a different career choice entirely, yet not Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, who – for all his numerous faults – has attempted (or was forced) to follow the family boxing … Read Article
Former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., super bantamweight contender Alejandro “Cobrita” Gonzalez Jr. and heavyweight contender Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola participated in a media workout on Wednesday at Robert Garcia Boxing Academy in Riverside, Calif., prior to their upcoming fights on Premier Boxing Champions on CBS and SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. The fights will take place as part of an afternoon-night doubleheader on Saturday, July 18, at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, … Read Article
EL PASO, TX (July 2, 2015) – Boxing fans in West Texas have a sensational opportunity on Saturday, July 18 to attend two world-class boxing events on the same day at the same venue!
A full day of action from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, kicks off with an afternoon session of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS, with doors opening at 12:00 p.m. MT, while the evening session of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING … Read Article
EL PASO, TEXAS (June 12, 2015) – Mexican superstar Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) will return to the ring to face hard-hitting Marcos Reyes (33-2, 24 KOs) in a classic Mexican vs. Mexican main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) on Saturday, July 18 live from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas live on SHOWTIME®.… Read Article
On twitter this morning I came across a tweet from Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-2-1, 32ko) that simply read,
It took me by surprise anyway! Barely 10 days on from the embarrassing “quit” episode against Andrzej Fonfara, and the scathing online criticism of his performance, Chavez Jr seems to be seeking a chance at retribution.
Brits will be more than familiar with Martin Murray (29-2-1, 12ko), who we last saw … Read Article
Confident and determined, Andrzej “The Polish Prince” Fonfara (27-3, 16 KOs) spoiled the ring return of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) in resounding fashion Saturday night, flooring the former middleweight champion one time en route to a one-sided ninth-round TKO in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING live on SHOWTIME.
Fonfara, of Chicago by way of Radon, Poland, dropped Chavez, of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, with a wide left hook 50 seconds into … Read Article
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s career took a major hit tonight with him getting stopped at the end of the 9th round by the big punching light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara (27-3, 16 KOs) in their fight at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Fighting at a catch-weight of 172 pounds, Chavez Jr. was shockingly dropped the 9th round by Fonfara. Chavez Jr. was really hurt to the extent that he wasn’t going to be able … Read Article