Roach: Chavez Jr. Working Hard, Zbik a Solid Champion

The Son of the Legend, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., is training with Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, Calif.

"Junior is working hard and getting prepared for his world title fight," Roach said. "I am pleased as he is very focused."

Chavez Jr takes on undefeated world champion Sebastian Zbik of Germany in a WBC World Middleweight Championship bout at the STAPLES Center on June 4 in Los Angeles.

"Zbik is solid, a champion who will be in top condition. That, I know," Roach said.

Zbik vs. Chavez Jr will be televised on HBO After Dark (10 pm et, 7 pm pt).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BronxBoxer1290 on 05-11-2011

Damn, Cotto wants to fight JCCj if he wins, but if it's true that Martinez was promised the fight with the winner that throws a wrench in Cotto's plan if JCCj wins. Likewise, if Zbik wins that really ****s Martinez…

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Comment by King Ju-Ju on 05-11-2011

[quote=theplayerpimp;10518844]actually zbik is the champ. And it was martinez who refused to fight zbik. Not bc of fear of loosing but bc hbo refused him as an opponent bc he was unknown. So they striped martinez. Plus every one just…

Comment by theplayerpimp on 05-10-2011

[QUOTE=choelzle;10518725]Zbik is pretty good but listen, you are a disgrace to boxing if you are willing to accept belts when you are publicly unwilling to fight the actual champion....I Chavez is publicly unwilling and unready to fight dont call…

Comment by vacon04 on 05-10-2011

I live in Mexico and I have to tell you that Chavez Jr is not a great fighter, he hasn't fought with any solid boxer in years. I haven't seen any fight from Zbik, but even if Chavez manages to…

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