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Chavez Jr., Martinez Sign "WBC Document" For Fall Bout

By Miguel Rivera

According to WBC President Jose Sulaiman, WBC middleweight world champion Julio César Chávez Jr., and Diamond Belt champion Sergio Martínez, signed an agreement to have their mandatory fight in September, 2012. They have also agreed, and the WBC has ruled favorably, for Chávez to have a voluntary defense against Andy Lee on June 16 in El Paso, Texas.

The document in question is not a contractually binding agreement, but it does ensure that Chavez (45-0-1, 31KOs) will be stripped of the title, and Martinez (49-2-2, 28KOs) becomes champion, if a fight is not made in September. There is also a clause for a 60-40 split in favor of Chavez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PacmanP4PLegend on 05-13-2012

I'll believe it when i watch the replay on HBO, til then i say bulls***!

Comment by Duckweather on 05-13-2012

this is hilarious

Comment by sdcluser on 05-12-2012

[QUOTE=Burning Phoenix;12115739]Great news!!![/QUOTE] I will believe it when the testing (if there is one) comes back negative and AFTER both fighters make the weigh. The rest is BULL

Comment by nycsmooth on 05-12-2012

didn't WBC order this fight last December @ their convention now we're looking @'13...by then Jr will b 168...

Comment by joesaiditstrue on 05-12-2012

Sulaimon is a ****ing liar, don't buy what this guy's selling He said Floyd & Manny had a signed date for a fight last year, what a crock

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