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Chavez Jr. Faces Ronald Hearns on Sept. 17 in Mexico

By Rafael Soto

Culiacan, Sinaloa - On September 17, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will make the first defense of his WBC middleweight championship against contender Ronald Hearns, and the fight will be held at Palenque de Culiacán in Sinaloa and televised by TV Azteca. Chavez Jr. (43-0-1, 30 KOs) and Hearns (26-2-0, 20 KOs) have Hall of Fame fathers, but want to  prove themselves in next month's fight. Chavez is also scheduled to fight on November 19th in Texas against Peter Manfredo Jr.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by modro11 on 08-07-2011

Chavez is so damn overrated.

Comment by The Smash on 08-06-2011

Can't wait for this.

Comment by superchile on 08-06-2011

love it or hate it ronald its a real challenge for chavez but at 160 ronald is going to be dead at the weight in :boxing:

Comment by xAUGUSTUSx on 08-06-2011

Chavez vs Hearns this could be huge.

Comment by Motofan on 08-06-2011

Another cab driver. Way to go Jr.

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