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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Beats Troy Rowland Over Ten

By Mark Vester

At the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (41-0-1, 30KOs) made his middleweight debut, winning a unanimous ten round decision over Troy Rowland (25-3, 7KOs). The scores were 99-91, 98-92, and 97-93.

After five close rounds, Chavez began to take over the fight in the sixth. He started to bust Rowland up during that round, swelling up his face and landing bigger punches. During the next couple of rounds, Chavez Jr. used his left hook to the body and power punches to bust Rowland up. The game Rowland never stopped coming and throwing punches.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Lacrimosa on 11-16-2009

[QUOTE=FJB1;6659082]Going into the fight, Chavez carried a 40-0-1 record. In the pre fight, Chavez clamied how he wants world title fights etc. Troy Rowland was 34 years of age, and to his credit held some half decent wins, but nothing…

Comment by boxing2106 on 11-16-2009

i was hype to see him fight then he shits all over the opportunity to shine

Comment by Corelone on 11-15-2009

Chavez has gone backwards in his development and this move to middle weight sounds like his daddy's hard partying ways have been passed on to Jr. He has no power and no chance at this weight, as he was already…

Comment by FJB1 on 11-15-2009

Going into the fight, Chavez carried a 40-0-1 record. In the pre fight, Chavez clamied how he wants world title fights etc. Troy Rowland was 34 years of age, and to his credit held some half decent wins, but nothing…

Comment by dukecanela on 11-15-2009

Maybe he lost the motivation after being overprotected. What he needs is a wake up call, someone to spank him around to either Make him or break him. I saw him Slower with good head movement and no jab. basically…

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