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Rubio filing protest to WBC to get loss to Chavez Jr. changed to ‘No Contest’

By Dan Ambrose: In perhaps what will likely be a fruitless endeavor, middleweight contender Marco Antonio Rubio is looking to get his recent February 4th 12 round decision loss to WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Atlas: Chavez Jr. is too limited, can’t punch and needs to be matched carefully

By Dan Ambrose: ESPN2 analyst Teddy Atlas made a brutal assessment of WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s ability last night on Friday Night Fights and Atlas, as usual, pulled no punches about his thoughts on Chavez’s ability and future outlook.  → read full story

How much longer can Chavez Jr. make the 160 pound division?

By Dan Ambrose: HBO analyst Larry Merchant asked WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Chavez Jr. still #5 in Ring ratings

By Jason Kim: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Chavez Jr. to fight Margarito or Andy Lee next

By Dan Ambrose: It looks as if a fight between former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and the current World Boxing Council middleweight champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Rubio: It’s obvious Chavez Jr. is afraid of Sergio Martinez; he’ll fight Margarito next

By Jason Kim: In an interview with Boxing Channel after Saturday’s night loss to WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Is Chavez Jr. as good as he’s going to get?

By Jason Kim: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Arum needs to wait a lot longer before matching Chavez Jr. with Sergio Martinez

By Dan Ambrose: In appraising the progress that WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Is Chavez Jr’s win over Rubio now tainted because he left without being drug tested?

By Allan Fox: WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.  → read full story

Boxing need rehydration rules

(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) By Jason Kim: In looking at some of WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s last three fights in which he’s made weight at 160 and then rehydrated to near or above 180lbs, it seems clear that boxing badly needs rehydration rules and/or to have the weigh-ins changed to the day […]

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