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 Last update:  2/6/2012       Read more by Salvador Rodriguez         
   
Chavez Jr. Eyes 6/16 Bout: Talks DWI, Sergio Martinez
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By Salvador Rodriguez & Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. overcame the biggest test of his career, winning a twelve round unanimous decision over Marco Antonio "Veneno" Rubio last Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas.

Chavez doesn't make any excuses about his pre-fight weight issues. He struggled to make 160-pounds, weighing in at 159.5 and then blowing up to 181 on the day of the fight. Chavez still plans to campaign in the middleweight division and he might return on June 16th in Texas. Middleweight Andy Lee (27-1, 19KOs) is being mentioned as his next possible opponent.

"These things happen [with the weight]. You learn from your mistakes and this will not happen again. I feel very strong in this division and I want to make history. I'm going to rest, analyze the fight and review our mistakes. I liked the way that I was able to avoid the straight right from Rubio, which is the most dangerous thing he has, but I can still get better and we will show you the ring and not just talk about it," Chavez said.

"There is talk of a fight with Andy Lee, talk of facing [Antonio] Margarito, talk of facing [Sergio] Martinez, who everyone wants to see me fight because they consider him the best in the world. Honestly, I do not shy away from anyone. If they pay me enough, I'll fight him. If I would have fought [Martinez] like I did against Rubio, he would have won the fight, but I will prepare much better for that fight. I know how to beat him."

For the first time, Chavez discussed his recent arrest for driving while under the influence of alcohol. Chavez was arrested on January 22 in Los Angeles, after being pulled over for a routine traffic stop. The officer smelled a heavy odor of alcohol in Chavez's vehicle. Chavez was taken to a Los Angeles police station and booked for a DWI.

"There is no problem [with alcohol]. I will answer for my actions. I make mistakes like any other human being," Chavez said.

According to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Office, Chavez is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles court on March 16th. However, Chavez said he was unware of having to appear for any specific court date in March, but plans to appear if necessary.

Salvador Rodriguez covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

Tags: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , Sergio Martinez , Antonio Margarito , Andy Lee


 

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comment by budfr, on 02-06-2012
[QUOTE=boxingfan76]yall keep saying that and he keeps winning and winning in fact as his competetion is getting "better" as it has been hes been winning even easier than when he was fighting complete bums. Matrtinez is good but he diddnt look that great and hass tremendous holes in his defense th...

comment by tlaloc, on 02-06-2012
[QUOTE=boxingfan76]yall keep saying that and he keeps winning and winning in fact as his competetion is getting "better" as it has been hes been winning even easier than when he was fighting complete bums. Matrtinez is good but he diddnt look that great and hass tremendous holes in his defense th...

comment by tlaloc, on 02-06-2012
I agree 100%. Nice pictures!

wat a cupcake!
comment by 1pdiddy, on 02-06-2012
chavez jr. is soft! he talking about wanting to get paid the right amount of money!! wat a fake! we know about the sport but this is the son of a boxing legend and must want to set his own mark in the sport but he talking about more money!? proably b/c he feels in his heart that he might lose! bozo!

comment by JoelRa79, on 02-06-2012
still not impressed at all with chavez, yes he has improved but still nothing to look forward for him but to see him get ktfo by Martinez. i bet scumbag Arum will feed Margarito to him, probably as the costellar bout of the pacquiao vs bradley card... yep, thats prob the only way to sell that bs ...

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