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Chavez Jr. Considers Aggressive Boxing, Jab as Factors

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (42-0-1, 30KOs) is counting on the jab, and aggressive fighting to make a big difference on Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles when he challenges WBC champion Sebastian Zbik. On his final day of sparring at the Wild Card Gym, Chavez was practicing how to be effective with his jab and he was also working on techniques to take away his opponent's jab. Chavez is being trained by Freddie Roach, the coach of Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan and Vanes Martirosyan.

"We worked hard on being more aggressive, to throw combinations, body shots, but always taking away my opponent's jab and throwing [my own] hard to counter. This will be the key. Now we have to make the weight, which is the ultimate sacrifice, but it certainly has been the best training camp of my career. I've never felt like this before, I will win. I prepared for a tough fight. I know Zbik is a tricky fighter, and this is the most important week of my career. There is some pressure and nervousness, but with the work that I've done in the gym so far, there is confidence that things will go well on Saturday," Chavez told Sal Rodriguez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by southpaw_07 on 06-01-2011

[quote=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10626366]lol chavez has no power at all he cant even ko bums and uses steroids to cheat and still cant ko bums this is his first step up in like 42 fights lol guy is a joke[/quote]still hurt that a…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 06-01-2011

[QUOTE=ChiTown2Diego;10626509]I don't understand why people on here hate on boxers as much as they do but whatever. Hating is one thing and im not even a fan of jr but my question to you is why would you say that…

Comment by Aracibo04 on 06-01-2011

[QUOTE=pistol whip;10626754]Yet there are exactly zero Island rat prospects that are anywhere near his level even if he is overrated.[/QUOTE] you mother is a rat.

Comment by budfr on 05-31-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;10626366]lol chavez has no power at all he cant even ko bums and uses steroids to cheat and still cant ko bums this is his first step up in like 42 fights lol guy is a joke[/QUOTE] Eres un maricon.

Comment by lopez36 on 05-31-2011

[QUOTE=Aver2010;10626766]steroids? he was on steroids? are you stupid kid????? banned substances arent always steroids you know........and stop hating on mexicans its not their fault they whoop on puerto rico....[/QUOTE] it's a diuretic and it was used to make him urinate…

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