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Gennady Golovkin's Trainer: Chavez Fight is '99% Done'

By Mike Coppinger

A proposed super middleweight fight between Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-1-1, 32KOs) has been discussed for weeks now, but negotiations have dragged on.

However, those talks should be wrapping up within a week, and the fight should signed, sealed and delivered for July 19 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., according to Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez.

"The fight's about 99 percent done," Sanchez told BoxingScene.com on Wednesday at the fights in Santa Monica, Calif. "There's one or two little issues that are really insignificant, it should be done by Monday. Bob (Arum), I think, gets back from a trip on Sunday, so (the fight) should be done by Monday or Tuesday."

The bout will headline HBO Pay Per View and will represent Golovkin's first HBO appearance of the year. He was scheduled to fight Andy Lee on April 26, but withdrew from the proposed bout after his father died. Golovkin beat Osumanu Adama in February in a non-televised bout.

Chavez is coming off a convincing win over Bryan Vera in the rematch in March, which was shown on HBO.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jbpanama on 04-17-2014

[QUOTE=f4314n68;14438525]He's fighting him. The contract would have been done by now but Robert Arum tried to hit him with that contract extension[/QUOTE] Uncle Bob, is a Crafty Madder Trucker, but with this Fight, Jr. Cashes Out!!!

Comment by jbpanama on 04-17-2014

The Jr Fight should put GGG, on the Public's Radar... And Ward will get a Chance to Back up His Rap!!!

Comment by Bardock on 04-17-2014

[QUOTE=Golovkin;14437251]Chavez getting cold feet and feeling what Ward and Martinez feel. I truly believe it will get done, he knows he will get a LOT of respect for fighting the most avoided fighter in the sport that all the top…

Comment by jbpanama on 04-17-2014

[QUOTE=sugarsmosley;14436937]how is the fight pointless when many fans want to see it? and both guys want it and would be a guaranteed great fight how is that pointless??? lol[/QUOTE] Must see Fight....If Jr. gets serious, and dosen't Train in His…

Comment by yoshik on 04-17-2014

Jr will be in up to his neck and won't be able to step up. B fighter with a chin and B+ power. No skill.

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