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Photos: Chavez Jr., Hearns Go Face To Face in Mexico

By Rafael Soto

Culiacan, Sinaloa - Amid great excitement, Juio Cesar Chavez Jr. (43-0-1, 30 KOs), the brand new middleweight champion of the World Boxing Council, held a press conference in a luxury hotel in his native Sinaloa, to announce the first defense of his title against Ronald Hearns (26-2, 20 KOs). The fight is scheduled for September 17 in Palenque de Culiacán, and the event is called "DYNASTIES." The fight will be broadcast by TV Azteca. Accompanied by his father, the legendary member of the hall of fame, Julio Cesar Chavez, he welcomed Ronald, son of the legendary fighter Tommy Hearns, to the country. Also present was the governor of Sinaloa, Mario López Valdez, the mayor of Culiacan, Hector Melesio, and promoter Fernando Beltran.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AHUEVO on 08-17-2011

As I have said before, when I watched Canelo moving up the ranks in Mexico during his younger days, he once said, "I earned my fame with my fists, not my name." 100% true.

Comment by mex602 on 08-16-2011

Who is even going to watch this????? Lame!

Comment by julian25 on 08-16-2011

Whats with all the hate???

Comment by AKATheMack on 08-16-2011

Id still be more interested in watching JCC vs the Hitman.

Comment by pcpc on 08-16-2011

Chavez JR looks like he is stuck in the the 80's with his dress sense.

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