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Saul Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at 158 in March?

By Miguel Rivera

Could the biggest fight in Mexican boxing land in Las Vegas? Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum says a possible fight between Mexican rivals Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez could take place in the month of March, instead of April, and at 158-pounds, which is one pound above the proposed catch-weight of 157. Arum is still discussing the possibility of such a fight with Alvarez's promoter, Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions.

Chavez, the WBC middleweight champion, would go down by two pounds and Alvarez, the WBC champion at 154, would come up by four pounds

"The fight is going to be agreed upon for 158 pounds," said Arum, who hopes to reach an agreement in the coming weeks. "but will be in March at a Las Vegas casino.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AHUEVO on 09-23-2011

[QUOTE=kali08;11192710]Chavez Jr. by KO...Canelo won't last no more than 7 rounds. Canelo is too small for Chavez Jr. Chavez Jr. takes this one easily, Martinez is by far a greater challenge but one that Chavez Jr. can also win.[/QUOTE] What…

Comment by chiguy91 on 09-23-2011

a bit disappointed. both should be eager to step up in competition and prove why they're champs. instead, they're looking into cashing in on their undefeated status and avoiding the real challenges. even though alvarez is young, it's a bit…

Comment by mshap on 09-22-2011

this fight won't happen -- Jr's people won't ley him get within 100 miles of the same ring as Alvarez....

Comment by catalinul on 09-22-2011

[QUOTE=richardt;11191324]No, I don't think these guys are the second coming of Sal Sanchez, Chavez Sr, Pippino Cuevas but I DO think that Alvarez vs CHavez Jr. would produce SERIOUS fireworks with each guy getting hurt, digging deep, and putting up…

Comment by HitmanHattonAY on 09-22-2011

Alvarez By Ko !!

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