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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s 30-Day Weight, Comes in at 176

by David P. Greisman

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. weighed in at 176 pounds with 30 days to go before his Sept. 15 fight against middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, according to Tito Gonzalez, an official with the World Boxing Council.

Chavez’s weight was certified on Aug. 15 by Dr. Antonio Salazar, according to information provided to BoxingScene.com.

That puts Chavez at the maximum of what he could be for the sanctioning body’s mandatory 30-day weigh-in, which requires fighters to be within 10 percent of what they must be for their bout. (Chavez is the WBC’s titleholder at 160 pounds).

Martinez, meanwhile, weighed in at 174 pounds and also had that weight certified on Aug. 15, according to William Boodhoo of the WBC. Martinez’s manager, Sampson Lewkowicz, said on Twitter yesterday that the figure was certified by Dr. Roger Anderson.

“All of Martinez’s medicals have been complied with,” Boodhoo wrote via email. “Still awaiting the medicals of Chavez.”

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Alec900 on 08-18-2012

Martinez will tax that fat azz!

Comment by GRUSTLER on 08-17-2012

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;12430652]LOL, I can't wait to read yer reaction when its gonna be Martinez carried out, whup knots all over that head, LOL[/QUOTE] Bet your 5MIL.

Comment by Left Hook Tua on 08-17-2012

[QUOTE=ihatebobarum;12430225]am so convinced this guy is on something.[/QUOTE] yeah he's on carnitas and cerveza.

Comment by josenoway on 08-17-2012

LOL, are you joking? In his last fight against Macklin, Sergio weighed in 2.5 pounds under the MW limit. In his fight before that against Barker, he weighed in 2 pounds under the MW limit, and on fight night stepped…

Comment by radioraheem on 08-17-2012

[QUOTE=danceswithfire;12430830]why is anyone surprised, martinez did the same thing...he weighed in at 176 30 days before the wiliams rematch...lol, so much for him being a small mw , **** is a myth! Atlantic City, NJ (October 25, 2010) -- On…

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