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Chavez Jr. Rips Rubio, Ready For Lee and Margarito

By Miguel Rivera and Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

San Antonio, Texas. - WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1, 31KOs) has lashed out at "the excuses" being made by Marco Antonio Rubio (53-6, 46KOs). Chavez won a twelve round unanimous decision over Rubio at the Alamodome.

Following the fight, Rubio and his team made several complaints - including their issues with Chavez's increased overnight mass and they also complained to the WBC about their inability to administer a post-fight drug test on Chavez.

Rubio said "Chavez was too big for me." Chavez blasted Rubio for not having a plan of attack.

"I got tired after the seventh and eighth rounds. My legs got tired from the sacrifice of making weight. I will continue at middleweight and next time I will put more care into making weight. I felt very good throughout the fight. It was one of the toughest I've ever had," Chavez said

"Rubio was a fighter looking for a single punch, so from the beginning I worked my way in and won the fight round by round. Rubio was fighting not get knocked out. I took all my experience and I beat him clearly."

Two of the boxers being mentioned for Julio's next fight are Andy Lee (27-1, 19KOs) and Antonio Margarito (38-8, 27KOs).

"I'm ready for anyone they to put in front of me. Margarito is a good fighter and it would be a great fight," Chavez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 02-06-2012

Sulliman, Martinez, Chave JR ALL know Martinez is the next opponent. Anything short of that is not acceptable!

Comment by [email protected] on 02-06-2012

smash martinez my son...

Comment by mrbigshot on 02-06-2012

[QUOTE=mushahadeen;11751250]JR doesn't wait around on nobody. He's done chasing Sergio. Lou DiFatso is the reason why this fight hasn't happened.[/QUOTE] your an idiot chavez jr does not want to be on the same planet as maravilla!!! they took sergios belt…

Comment by mushahadeen on 02-05-2012

[QUOTE=Alec900;11751234]didn't mention martinez.shocking[/QUOTE] JR doesn't wait around on nobody. He's done chasing Sergio. Lou DiFatso is the reason why this fight hasn't happened.

Comment by Alec900 on 02-05-2012

didn't mention martinez.shocking

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