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Chavez Jr. in September: Hearns and Ishida Mentioned

By Miguel Rivera

Two more names are being mentioned as possible candidates to fight WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez (43-0-1, 30KOs) on September 24 in Mexico City. Ronald Hearns (26-2, 20KOs), the son of boxing legend Thomas Hearns, has been mentioned, as well as Japanese boxer Nobuhiro Ishida (23-6-2, 8KOs). Hearns was last seen in February, getting stopped in seven rounds by WBA champion Felix Sturm. Ishida was last seen in April, stopping unbeaten James Kirkland in one round. The name of Peter Manfredo Jr. is still being mentioned, but for Chavez's next scheduled fight on November 19.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 07-15-2011

[QUOTE=TintaBoricua;10840428]LMFAO! Ronald "The Chosen One" Hearns?! The guy got knocked out by (can't remember now) who didn't have a lot of punching power (something like 8 or 9 knockouts at the time), who was knocked out by Alfredo Angulo.[/QUOTE] Your…

Comment by Tobi.G on 07-15-2011

[QUOTE=boxingfan76;10838530]Its pretty clear that chavez is a good as hes ever going to get which is not very good, he maybe able to beat a cotto or these other bums mentioned but thats about all we can expect from chavez…

Comment by budfr on 07-15-2011

[QUOTE=jjbj2;10840456]Nobuhiro Ishida should fight that overhyped fighter named Chavez Jr. I just can't stand the way he does his shadow boxing. It looks like a mentally handicapped person swinging his arms up in the air. He looks like he suffers…

Comment by memento126 on 07-14-2011

War Ishida he is 6'2-6'3 he is biggest asian boxer I've seen.

Comment by Ringlife on 07-14-2011

Chavez needs to fight Ishida he is coming from the upset win and hearns is coming from a loss.

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