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Chavez vs Manfredo May Get Pushed To November 19

By Lem Satterfield

BoxingScene.com spoke to legendary Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum regarding the futures of newly crowned WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In June, the 25-year-old Chavez (43-0-1, 30 KOs) of Culiacon, Mex., dethroned Germany's 29-year-old Sebastian Zbik (30-1, 10 KOs) by unanimous decision and appears to be in line to meet 30-year-old contender Peter Manfredo (37-6, 20 KOs) in the fall.

When Chavez-Manfredo takes place, said Arum, depends on the schedule of five-time Trainer of the Year, Freddie Roach, who is working with southpaw eight-division champion and WBO welterweight belt-holder Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs), who will face WBA and WBO lightweight king Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5-1, 38 KOs) on November 12.

"Right at this time, it's Peter Manfredo [as the opponent in line]. Darren Barker was one of the guys being considered, but apparently he's fighting Sergio Martinez. A lot of when they fight depends on the schedules of Freddie Roach and Manny. So the date that we're probably looking at is November 19," Arum told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gibo on 06-17-2011

Chavez taking the easy way out, instead of fighting the TRUE CHAMPION MARTINEZ!!!! Show some b*lls jr, fight someone who hits back! P*TO

Comment by 15 Rounds on 06-17-2011

ChavezJr is like MayweatherJr cherry pickers :bottle: ChavezJr vs Manfredo lol put him against Martinez thats his belt is his this boxing organization is just a joke & Mayweather vs Ortiz common I feel sorry for the true pound for…

Comment by Heru on 06-16-2011

The joke is that there's a "World Championship" title at stake, but this is a good matchup. Manfredo is going to give this kid all he can handle. Peter is a pretty good inside fighter and that's where Chavez does…

Comment by daggum on 06-16-2011

nooooo we have to wait till november for this barnburner damn it!

Comment by vxrandall on 06-16-2011

[QUOTE=LA_2_Vegas;10702185]it's probably evenly matched and be a good scrap.......but putting the 'championship fight' banner on this bout is f'n FRUSTRATING[/QUOTE] thats what i meant - they both as bad as each other but for the WBC Middleweight title is a…

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