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Rubio: Chavez Jr., You Can Run But You Can't Hide

by Jhonny Gonzalez

Marco Antonio Rubio hopes to challenge Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for the WBC middleweight championship before the end of this year. Chavez will return on September 24 in Mexico and Rubio does not appear to be one of the options. In the WBC rankings, Rubio is sitting in the number one position. Chavez may also fight again on November 19, against Peter Manfredo Jr. Rubio is planning to return on September 3 in San Luis Potosi.

"Even though you are hiding from me, and even if you run, you will not be able to avoid me, because you have to remember that I am the mandatory challenger and you do not want to face me because you are fearful. It's only a matter of time before the clock runs out," Rubio said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by freedom213 on 07-22-2011

this would be a very entertaining fight.

Comment by TheMexHurricane on 07-21-2011

[QUOTE=Jago1986;10874120]Rubio has 3 MAJOR OBSTACLES to face before he can even see Chavez,jr. He has WBC Pres. SULAIMAN,BOB ARUM, and FREDDIE ROACH, these 3 men protect Jr. from REAL OPPOSITION. Rubio and Martinez will never get to him, unless Sulaiman…

Comment by onechance87 on 07-21-2011

rubio should of got the fight against martinez,Not barker.

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-21-2011

how many fights are they letting jr have before he fights Sergio??? It makes you sick...beyond politics....wonder how much JR kicks back for all the protection???

Comment by Jago1986 on 07-21-2011

Rubio has 3 MAJOR OBSTACLES to face before he can even see Chavez,jr. He has WBC Pres. SULAIMAN,BOB ARUM, and FREDDIE ROACH, these 3 men protect Jr. from REAL OPPOSITION. Rubio and Martinez will never get to him, unless Sulaiman…

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