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Chavez Jr. Discusses His Weight, Facing Rubio and Vera

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1, 32KOs) has no objection with the the recent order by the World Boxing Council, which directs him to face Marco Antonio "Veneno" Rubio (57-6-1, 49KOs) in a rematch for t...Read More

Chavez Jr. vs. Rubio II Ordered For WBC Interim Belt

he WBC has ruled that Marco Antonio Rubio, fights Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for the Interim Middleweight Title. They're respectively one and two in the rankings. The WBC will wait until both fighters com...Read More

Rubio Files Protest With WBC Over The Chavez Jr. Bout

As was promised hours after his HBO-televised points loss to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. earlier this month, Marco Antonio Rubio has filed an official protest with the WBC, citing a breach of rules both be...Read More

Chavez-Rubio Does Big Ratings, 19 Million Fans in Mexico

Saturday's twelve round decision win by WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., against Marco Antonio "Veneno" Rubio, was viewed in Mexico by over 19 million fans. The television broadcast r...Read More

Chavez-Rubio Post: Another Day in The Next Generation

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s never easy for the second guy. Whether the former entity was spectacular, mediocre or merely notorious, the latter to come down an assigned pathway with a similar surname...Read More

Clarification Offered on Open Scoring Use in Chavez-Rubio

There are several items from last weekend’s middleweight fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Marco Antonio Rubio in which the end results were met with mixed reviews. ...Read More

WBC Confirms Testing Discussions Prior To Chavez-Rubio

Controversy continues to swirl in the aftermath of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s unanimous decision win over Marco Antonio Rubio last weekend in San Antonio. Chavez Jr. made the second successful defense of...Read More

Chavez Jr. Responds To Rubio's PED Testing Allegations

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has answered the complaints of Marco Antonio Rubio, who blasted the Mexican champion for not undergoing a post-fight drug exam on Saturday night in San...Read More

WBC Responds To Rubio's PED Test Claims on Chavez Jr.

The controversy continues over Saturday's fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Marco Antonio Rubio. Chavez Jr. won a twelve round unanimous decision over Rubio at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Tex...Read More

Boxing Action For All: Weekend Review, Ratings Update

HBO’s Saturday offering looked on paper to be a pair of potentially exciting fights bound to result in the favorites standing in victory. Fans got more than that in both affairs as both WBC Middlewei...Read More

Chavez Jr, Donaire Go The Distance In Laboring Victories

By Jake Donovan - With his legendary father leading the way into the ring and cheering him on at ringside, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr continued the growth portion of his still budding career. The second...Read More

Chavez Jr. Shows Guts in Worthy Decision Over Rubio

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas - WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1, 31KOs) passed the biggest test of his career with a gutsy twelve round unanimous decision win over Marco Anton...Read More

Roach: Strategy Worked, But Chavez Needs To Box More

Saturday night's performance by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1, 31KOs) left his trainer, Freddie Roach, convinced that their pre-fight strategy worked. Chavez won a twelve round unanimous decision ove...Read More

Video: Chavez Jr. vs. Rubio Post Fight Press Conference

Ryan Burton catches the post-fight press conference to the HBO doubleheader, featuring Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Marco Antonio Rubio and Nonito Donaire vs. Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Hear from the main fig...Read More

CompuBox Stats: Chavez Landed Half of His Power Shots

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., fighting at a measured pace, controlled the real estate and landed the harder shots all fight. Chavez, who weighed 181 lbs on HBO’s unofficial scale...Read More

Photos: Chavez Jr., Donaire Win Decisions in San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas - Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. retained the WBC middleweight title Saturday night, earning a unanimous decision over fellow Mexican Marco Antonio Rubio. The scores were 118-110, 116-112 1...Read More

Chavez Jr. Rips Rubio, Ready For Lee and Margarito

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 unanim...Read More

Marco Antonio Rubio: Chavez Fight is Now Or Never For Me

By Jake Donovan - The way Marco Antonio Rubio confidently worked the room during Tuesday's media workout at former 130 lb. champion Jesse James Leija’s Champion Fit Gym in San Antonio, you’d be hard-p...Read More

Boxingscene.com 'Welcome To The Future' Staff Picks

By Jake Donovan - The premium level of the 2012 boxing season is finally underway. HBO makes its season premiere with a highly anticipated Boxing After Dark doubleheader live from the Alamodome in San...Read More

CompuBox Historical Review: Chavez vs. Rubio Clash

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is the slightly busier fighter. A low ouput has hurt Marco Antonio Rubio in the past in big fights. 72% of Chavez's thrown punches were power shots. Ch...Read More