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Sergio Martinez Backing Rubio To Knock Chavez Jr. Out

By Miguel Rivera

On February 4th in Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is going to face the toughest test of his career, as the young champion will defend his WBC middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio of Mexico. Rubio is the number one ranked contender after stopped previously undefeated David Lemieux in an April final eliminator. The WBC's Diamond champion, Sergio Martinez, thought he was going to get the first shot at Chavez in 2012.

The WBC ordered Chavez to defend the title against Martinez, with the winner to face Rubio by June. Instead, Chavez will face Rubio and the winner, although nothing has been written in stone, will face Martinez, who defends his Diamond title on March 17th.

According to member of Rubio's team, Martinez has picked their fighter to beat Chavez, by knockout, in the first half of the fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=RIZO24;11603159][B]I dont know if an average Joe would be able to beat JOhn Duddy into retirement?[/B] OR beat Zbik, who is a good fighter. Yeah Manfredo's in was pretty obvious but im tellin you Chavez jr. is no joke man!!…

Comment by RIZO24 on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;11603144]Canelo has talent but Jr just isn't that good and has the athletic ability of the average joe.[/QUOTE] I dont know if an average Joe would be able to beat JOhn Duddy into retirement? OR beat Zbik, who is a…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=RIZO24;11603120]Rubio is not going to beat Chavez jr. JR. is only getting better. I got Chavez jr. by TKO in the late rounds.. Martinez will have a hardr time than most people think against Chavez jr... Would not be surprised…

Comment by RIZO24 on 12-26-2011

Rubio is not going to beat Chavez jr. JR. is only getting better. I got Chavez jr. by TKO in the late rounds.. Martinez will have a hardr time than most people think against Chavez jr... Would not be surprised…

Comment by mushahadeen on 12-26-2011

[QUOTE=right hand jab;11603074]yeah?...Fighting Williams, Pavlik, Cintron, amongst many others, makes Martinez a real "bum". LOL![/QUOTE] Pavlik had one foot in the Betty Ford clinic. Pavlik was drunk and high and didn't even bother showing up for training camp. As for…

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