Andrzej Fonfara beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to a pulp in the ring, and then he hit him with a few more jabs after their fight Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Fonfara (27-3, 16 KOs), who won after Chavez’s corner called off the fight following the ninth round, said in his postfight…Read More
Articles tagged: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. told his corner to stop his fight with Andrzej Fonfara after the ninth round Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., because of problems with his leg. Though Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) tried to pass it off after the loss like he thought he still could have won, a…Read More
We got on trainer Freddie Roach’s case for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s poor performance last weekend against Sergio Martinez, but it looks like Chavez Jr. is the one largely to blame. Roach complained that Chavez Jr. wasn’t following proper training in his preparation for the Martinez fight, and then on Wednesday we learned that Chavez…Read More
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. made headlines on Wednesday when it was revealed he tested positive for marijuana after losing his fight with Sergio Martinez, but it’s what his promoter said in response that stole the show. Chavez Jr. could be facing discipline from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for his second positive post-fight test in…Read More
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s comeback in the 12th round against Sergio Martinez on Saturday night was so improbable that his trainer, Freddie Roach, said he nearly stopped the fight after the 10th round. Roach told his fighter in the corner after the 10th that he needed a knockout to win the fight. Then during an…Read More