Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Boxing News

Froch counting on Chavez Jr fight, says he’ll vacate IBF title

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) is ready to vacate his IBF title rather than face his IBF mandatory challenger James DeGale next January in the UK. Froch wants a fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr in Las Vegas, Nevada. Froch says his promoter Eddie Hearn has been talking […]

Arum wants Chavez Jr to fight Froch

By Scott Gilfoid: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum wants former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) to face IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch in Chavez Jr’s final fight of his contract with Top Rank. While Chavez Jr is saying he’s a free agent and has completed his […]

Froch says he could retire if he doesn’t get Chavez Jr fight

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) is saying the dread R-word about him possibly retiring from boxing if he doesn’t get a fight against former WBA 160lb title holder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) next January on the 31st. Froch says he doesn’t want to risk his […]

Hearn hoping to deliver Froch-Chavez Jr fight in early 2015

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch’s promoter Eddie Hearn is saying that Top Rank Promotions and former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr are back in talks about a fight between Froch and Chavez Jr for 2015. Froch wants to fight Chavez Jr in Las Vegas, Nevada because it’s a place […]

Canelo has trump card if Cotto makes negotiations difficult, Chavez Jr could replace him

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBA/WBC light middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) is hoping that a fight between him and World Boxing Council middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) can be negotiated for Cinco de Mayo next May in 2015. It’s not going to be easy for Team Canelo to try and […]

Arum thinks Gilberto Ramirez beats Chavez Jr right now

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that highly ranked #2 WBC, #2 WBO, #3 WBA, #4 IBF super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez (29-0, 23 KOs) would beat former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) if that fight were made right now. Arum says that Chavez Jr has one […]

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr thinks his contract with Top Rank has expired

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) believes his contract with Top Rank promotions has expired and that he’s now a free agent, according to ESPN Deportes. However, Top Rank still believes that Chavez Jr is still under contract until April of 2016. At this point it’s unclear […]

Boxers living in the shadows of their fathers

By Gav Duthie: Shane Mosley Jnr suffered his first professional defeat in only his third fight last night. After winning the first bouts by stoppage he was far from impressive against a similarly inexperienced opponent finding himself on the wrong end of a split decision. It makes it quite difficult to believe Mosley Snr when […]

Canelo interested in Pacquiao, Golovkin, Cotto and Chavez Jr fights

By Dan Ambrose: Earlier today, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez announced along with Golden Boy Promotions that he’d signed a deal to have his fights shown on HBO. Canelo said that he’s interested in facing the following fighters: Manny Pacquiao, Julio Cesar Chavez, Miguel Cotto, and Gennady Golovkin. Canelo said that the Cotto fight isn’t complete at […]

Canelo orders De La Hoya to book Cinco de Mayo date for next fight

By Cameron Gillon: Golden Boy promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya has said if the Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto mega fight doesn’t happen in May 2015, he hopes he can match the red haired Mexican against fellow Mexican Julio Cesar Chavez Jr at a catch weight of 159, according to The Record. He […]

Golovkin wants Cotto, Canelo or Chavez Jr in 2015

By Dan Ambrose: Once WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) takes care of business against WBC interim 160lb champ Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) on October 18th, he wants to go after several big names in 2015 for pay-per-view fights. Golovkin wants WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio […]

Chavez Jr won’t exercise his mandatory status for fight against Anthony Dirrell

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBC 160lb champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1-1, 32 KOs) has decided not to face WBC super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell (27-0-1, 22 KOs). Chavez Jr, ranked #1 WBC, would have been the next guy in line to fight Dirrell, but Chavez Jr has instead opted to pass on fighting the […]

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