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Chavez Weight Disclosed by The WBC at 173-Pounds

by Miguel Rivera

The World Boxing Council has finally disclosed the 30-day safety weight for WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In a very surprising development, Chavez weighed in at 173-pounds, which is over a pound less than Ronald Hearns, who was 174.5. Chavez's weight is surprised, when considering how much bigger he appeared, in comparison to Hearns, during Monday's press conference to announce the fight. 

The safety weigh-in was held on Thursday, but only Hearns' weight was revealed, which led to widespread speculation in Mexico that Chavez was struggling to make the WBC's 30-day limit. Sources have told BoxingScene.com that Chavez didn't comply with the safety weigh-in until Friday. Chavez-Hearns takes place on September 17 in Mexico.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Kannabis Kid on 08-21-2011

[QUOTE=frank1avalos;11015021]they fight tops dogs and Chavez fights bums... You sound so stupid trying to justify Chavez worth & position...why cant you see that he sucks ass and the only reason for his recognition is because of his daddy, that all…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 08-20-2011

BS, that fat [COLOR="Black"]cun[/COLOR]t was like 204 not only is he a garbage fighter he is a glutton.

Comment by Zocalo on 08-20-2011

Yeah I call bs...

Comment by BattlingNelson on 08-20-2011

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;11012284]SOunds to me like he drained himself just to make this 173 pounds He's around 185[/QUOTE] Who says he DID make 173? The WBC is making themselves look terrible here.

Comment by frank1avalos on 08-20-2011

[QUOTE=Kannabis Kid;11012562]He still fought for a world title didnt he? I never said Hearns was good, but he is a name and has a decent record . I dont get why people complain when Jr is trying to squeeze in…

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