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 Last update:  6/5/2011       Read more by Lem Satterfield         
   
Photos: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Wins Gold Mega Gallery
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Staples Center, Los Angeles, California - Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (43-0-1, 30KOs) captured the WBC middleweight title with a twelve round majority decision over previously undefeated Sebastian Zbik (30-1, 10KOs). The scores were 114-114 for the draw, 115-113 and 116-112 for Chavez. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank and Rafael Soto.

Featherweight contender Mikey Garcia (26-0, 22KOs) knocked out late-replacement Rafael Guzman (28-3, 20KOs) in four rounds. After a good first round by the taller Guzman, Garcia came back in the second with hard combinations to open up a cut above the right eye of Guzman. Garcia dished out a minor beating the third, and then a straight right hand decked Guzman down hard in the fourth. Guzman tried to get up and stumbled back down to the mat, which forced the referee to wave off the fight.

In a twelve round WBC junior middleweight title eliminator Vanes Martirosyan finally seems ready to go after the big name fighters - after winning by way of a hotly contested seven round stoppage over Saul Roman. Martirosyan, who also picks up the WBC's Silver belt for his troubles, improves to 30-0 (19KOs) and is now in line for a shot at Saul Alvarez's WBC title. Roman falls to 34-9 (29KOs).

Tags: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , Sebastian Zbik , Chavez-Zbik , Chavez vs Zbik , Vanes Martirosyan , photos , Mikey Garcia , Saul Roman , Martirosyan vs Roman , Martirosyan-Roman , Rafael Guzman , Garcia-Guzman , Garcia vs Guzman



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comment by PHG46, on 06-09-2011
If I were Zbik, I would look for a new trainer. Zbik may have just as well been in his corner alone. His trainer kept saying, "You're doing great" and offered no advice, like Zbik needing to go to the body more and doing better fighting on the outside. Zbik deserves someone like Freddie Roach as ...

comment by ELPERRO, on 06-06-2011
[QUOTE=bluetuazon]junior is not ready for cotto.....saul alvarez is a better option....mex vs mex...not bad!![/QUOTE] mmm...NAH. Mex vs PR is better. It has always sold and will always sell. And NO!!! cotto will not beat chavez...especially not @ 160. JR is too big and cotto is too small for t...

comment by UglyPug, on 06-05-2011
[QUOTE=bluetuazon]junior is not ready for cotto.....saul alvarez is a better option....mex vs mex...not bad!![/QUOTE] yeah cotto would pick him apart - he'd have chavez in serious pain and straight confused. but chavez is pretty tough and has considerable size on cotto.

comment by UglyPug, on 06-05-2011
[QUOTE=mex602]did anyone see margocheato in the backround in the pic of jcc coming in the ring?[/QUOTE] i missed it. . . damn how good of a fight would taht be? imagine how intimidating margarito would look at 160? he would be straight buffed out. that would be a war but i don't know if ma...

comment by mex602, on 06-05-2011
did anyone see margocheato in the backround in the pic of jcc coming in the ring?

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