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 Last update:  4/1/2013       Read more by Salvador Rodriguez         
   
Chavez Jr. Says Barker is Ahead of The Pack For June 22
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By Salvador Rodriguez

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1, 32KOs) says British contender Darren Barker (25-1, 16KOs) is the frontrunner to fight him on June 22nd, which the boxer wants to take place at the Arena in Mexico City. Chavez has not fought since suffering a twelve round decision to Sergio Martinez last September. The only loss suffered by Barker was also at the hands of Martinez. HBO would televise the contest in the United States.

"I think Barker is a good fighter. He only lost to Maravilla Martinez and I would like to fight someone of that level. Making a fight with [Matthew] Macklin seems to have been difficult, and because of that Barker has turned into a good candidate - although there are some others being considered. I also like the idea of having the fight in Mexico City, because the crowd there is knowledgeable and it would be a good challenge for me," Chavez said.

Tags: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , Darren Barker



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comment by DuckDodgers, on 04-02-2013
[QUOTE=BigAlexSand]Jr, needs to move up in weight. His middleweight career is a joke and won't be taken seriously! Move up, fight champs like Ward, Kessler, Froch, Abraham, Butte, Pascal, anybody is considerably better than everyone in the middleweight division beside the man that schooled him ...

comment by bojangles1987, on 04-02-2013
That's quite the undertaking for Barker. He'd have to really put it on Chavez to win that fight. Maybe he can make Chavez's eye swell shut and get the fight stopped.

comment by D-MiZe, on 04-02-2013
I see another loss here for Barker but he's getting exposure and the paydays, that's what it's all about. I'd like to see his management match him better, they're doing him no favours with the likes of Rotolo.

comment by IronDanHamza, on 04-02-2013
Interesting fight. I don't see Barker beating Chavez but here's his chance.

comment by Bushbaby, on 04-02-2013
I've honestly wanted to see more of Barker since his spirited loss to Maravilla!!

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