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Chavez Open To Rubio II, Rubio Wants Drug Testing

By Rene Umanzor

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32KOs) is open to the idea of having a rematch with Marco Antonio Rubio (56-6-1, 49KOs). Chavez won a twelve round decision over Rubio last February in Texas, but there was controversy after the match.

Rubio claims that neither he or Chavez were drug tested by the local commission and there have been mixed reports on whether or not the tests took place. Last September Chavez tested positive for marijuana after losing a decision to Sergio Martinez.

Chavez is being positioned to return in the spring, with Matthew Macklin being mentioned as the potential opponent. Chavez has no problem with facing Macklin but he also named Rubio as well. If Chavez wins his next fight, there could be a fall rematch with Martinez.

"I would like to fight Macklin or Rubio before the rematch [with Martinez] or [a fight] with the WBC's number one challenger for another title shot," Chavez stated.

Rubio responded on the social networks with - "Whenever you want, and anywhere but Texas and anti-doping tests before and after the fight. I'm ready."

Chavez would reply back - "Rubio, I can give you the opportunity. This is boxing but do not say that brother, I beat you clean."

Rene Umanzor covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 01-16-2013

Still suspended, so fight in Mexico

Comment by PulpFriction on 01-16-2013

Would like to see him fight macklin or golovkin

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 01-15-2013

Rubio isn't the best, but neither is Jr. And Jr. has to stop coming in at LHW/CW weight to fight a middleweight. Either that or move up to SMW or LHW. And of course Jr. also has to stop getting…

Comment by Dustaine on 01-15-2013

[quote=ElBossHogg™;12920140]says the guy who has over half his recent post stalking me LOL. I told you man if you want my attention leave me a profile message. dont believe me just check his all post link these are just a…

Comment by ElBossHogg™ on 01-15-2013

[QUOTE=Dustaine;12920128]Lol, lmfao, how funny, Jr is a boss, lol, lmfao. [B][SIZE="5"]He's your other mancrush, right?[/SIZE][/B] Why don't you try women? They are nice.[/QUOTE] says the guy who has over half his recent post stalking me LOL. I told you man…

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