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Chavez Jr: I Can Beat Golovkin and Knock Him Out!

By Rene Umanzor

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chávez Jr. (46-1-1, 32KOs) is getting ready for his ring return on September 7th against Brian Vera at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Chavez has no problem with WBA/IBO champion Gennady Golovkin, but he wants the fight to take place at the super middleweight limit of 168-pounds or a catch-weight. The fight with Vera is going to happen at a catch-weight of 165.

"Golovkin and [Daniel] Geale are the best at 160-pounds, Sergio Martinez is out. I believe that if Golovkin wanted to fight me at 168-pounds, I could knock him out. There is nobody else who could beat him out right now. I can also fight [Golovkin] at middleweight, but it would be better to fight him in the middle or at 168, because if I don't have to struggle with the weight and I go in the ring strong - I can knock him out," Chavez said.

Chavez would also like to face the new WBC champion at 168, Sakio Bika.

“I would like a fight with Bika because he is a super middleweight champion, but we are going to evaluate everything. It really depends on the offers and who they tell me to fight," Chavez said.

Rene Umanzor covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 07-08-2013

Would like to see this fight, but honestly Jr is a straight fat baby mama right now and probably can never make 160 again.... Maybe one day at 168...... but by the time GGG gets there, Jr will have been…

Comment by rodneycooper on 07-08-2013

would love to see this fight happen

Comment by Buckfever on 07-07-2013

[QUOTE=Szef99;13532462]And I can Fly![/QUOTE] Too funny!!!

Comment by Reloaded on 07-06-2013

Good fight make it happen .

Comment by ИATAS on 07-06-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;13535598]it wouldn't suprise me one bit if Jr iced GGG.....the kid is huge for 160....can he even make that weight anymore?....but I bet they can work out a CW...maybe 165....yea, I'd take Jr in that one all day....how does…

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