Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: I Have Never Trained Like This

By Miguel Rivera

Middleweight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has been training like never before. Next Saturday he challenges WBC middleweight champion Sebastian Zbik at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The 25-year-old boxer is training at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood with a veteran team comprised of trainer Freddie Roach and conditioning coach Alex Ariza.

For nearly two months, two to three times per week, Julio gets up at 6 am to run. After breakfast, he checks information online and answers emails. At noon he comes to the gym where he spends at least two hours, starting with 30 minutes of cardio and then strength and a half hour with no boxing exercises. After lunch, he spends a couple of hours studying videos of his opponent. He goes to bed between 8 and 9 pm.

"Forget the term surrender. I want to be champion and I'm training like never before. It's very hard training, where every day is different. Strength work, running, sparring in the gym and occasionally I even swim. It's a very comprehensive training system that we have. It's very difficult with very hard exercises, very hard," said Chavez Jr.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 05-29-2011

In the sparring with Vanes Chavez was easy to hit but so was Vanes. I dont know who would win in a real fight but Chavez it seems hits harder than Vanes and his punching power might be improved now.…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 05-28-2011

[QUOTE=youngvizo;10616016]what you talking about clearly julio was throwing harder punches and connecting equally i dont think with out the protection equipment vanes would of last he would not be countering like that he would be running[/QUOTE] That's how I saw…

Comment by youngvizo on 05-28-2011

[QUOTE=-Antonio-;10615110]He only does that 2-3 times a week? Or did I misread that? Go on youtube and watch Vanes toy with this guy in sparring. I don't think Chavez will ever be anything special, but the guy he's facing isn't…

Comment by ralph22 on 05-28-2011

everytime there is a jr thread all u see is envy post

Comment by starsjuicebar on 05-28-2011

Chavez has progressed slowly and rose in weight but not to bad for a kid with little amature back round how far can he go is to be seen.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (15)
Top Headlines Dusty Harrison Arrested, Being Held on Gun Charge Brian Viloria vs. Ruben Montoya Set For March 2 in Japan Photos: Maurice Hooker vs. Cristobal Cruz - Official Weigh-In Horn's Promoter: Pacquiao Felt Pressure, Chasing Fantasy Offer Photos: Pearson-DeLoach, Tabiti, Rodriguez - Official Weigh-In Photos: Canelo, Chavez Jr. Swarmed By Fans at Houston Presser Photos: Hurd-Harrison, Breazeale-Ugonoh - Go Face To Face Maurice Hooker vs. Cristobal Cruz Set For Friday in Tijuana Photos: Deontay Wilder, Gerald Washington - Go Face To Face De La Hoya is Firm: Chavez Jr. Can Derail Canelo vs. Golovkin Russian Boxing Scene Update: Upcoming Events Joshua Pleads With Wilder To Start Fighting Better Opponents Chavez Jr. Aims To Reclaim Lost Fans By Knocking Off Canelo Photo: Lucian Bute, Eleider Alvarez on Weight, Ready For Battle Washington: I Have A lot That Deontay Wilder Hasn't Seen Before Usyk-Hunter, Gvozdyk-Gonzalez Added To Lomachenko-Sosa British Boxing News: Flanagan-Petrov, Skeete-Singleton, Jay Harris Holyfield Joins PBC Broadcast Team For Wilder-Washington WBC Outlines, Explains The 'Clean Boxing' Drug Testing Program Hughie Fury On Verge of Losing Parker Shot, Must Sign Contract Dmitry Bivol Pounds, Stops Robert Berridge in Four Rounds Tony Bellew: I Want To Be Out Of Boxing Within 12 Months Izu Ugonoh on Signing His Deal With Al Haymon Wilder Aims To Send Message With Statement KO of Washington Jacobs' Adviser: Golovkin Will Pay on 3/18 for Canelo Negotiations Chavez Jr: Canelo Alvarez is Afraid of Gennady Golovkin! Frank Warren: I Strongly Fancy Walsh To Beat Gervonta Davis Braekhus Feels Refreshed With New Team, Plans For Showcase Joe Ham To Fight For Belt On Burns vs. Indongo Card De La Hoya: Canelo Would Beat Mayweather 'Easy' in Rematch! Luke Campbell Hopes To Get a Crack at Mikey Garcia's Title Chavez: I've Fought Better Opponents Than Canelo, I Can't Lose! Angel Garcia and The New York State Athletic Commission Horn's Promoter Will Wait To See How Pacquiao-Khan Plays Out Sullivan Barrera Denies Receiving Contract For Beterbiev Fight Arum Skeptical of $38M Offer to Bring Pacquiao-Khan to the UAE Roy Jones Jr. Wants Anderson Silva on Mayweather-McGregor NSAC Director Doubts Canelo-Chavez "Bet" Will Push Through Pacquiao Announces He is Negotiating With Khan for Next Fight Photo: Dmitry Bivol vs. Robert Berridge – Official Weigh-In
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement