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Chavez Jr. Waiting on Offer From Arum For Sept. 13

By Salvador Rodriguez

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is willing to explore the possibility of returning to action on September 13, which is the same day the Floyd Mayweather Jr. is expected to fight.

A few days ago on BoxingScene.com, Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum discussed the possibility of staging an event at The Forum in Inglewood, California - on Mexican Independence Day weekend, and Chavez Jr. being tabbed for the card as the headliner. 

Chavez Jr. and Arum were unable to reach a deal for a planned return on July 19th, and the Mexican star is open to reviewing a potential deal for September.

"I have not had any offers so far. I'm still waiting for the offer Bob Arum said he would send to me. As you know, I'll be ready, but I don't know anything about the new offer. I hope that we can reach an agreement."

Top Rank wanted Chavez to face WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in July, but there is no confirmation as to the potential opponents for September.

"I just know that the fight would be on September 13, the same day that Floyd fights, but until we have an offer I don't not know," Chavez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 05-23-2014

9/13's the date Elerbee said Floyd' s fighting on....Jr wasting what's left of a carer if he doesn't take on an elite..the public can't handle another Vera type...

Comment by big_james10 on 05-23-2014

[QUOTE=rey guey;14580525]rumor is Haymon was offering him 47 million. Arum won't match that nor would HBO put up that kind of money. if Chavez tries to leave before his contract expires he'll be sued, because we all know you don't…

Comment by big_james10 on 05-23-2014

Arum won't be stupid enough to schedule a fight on the same night as a Mayweather PPV event.. As for Chavez, I hope he does what he says and refuses to sign an extension with Arum. He can make a…

Comment by ugly2000 on 05-23-2014

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;14581973]I have admit I am a little confused. Junior would not fight for Arum against GGG in July because of of a contract beef that he has with Arum himself. But now that GGG possibly may be out of…

Comment by MRCHOKEaMF on 05-23-2014

Canelo vs Chavez JR 165lbs HUGE FIGHT PPV!:notworthy

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