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Sulaiman: Chavez Jr. is Like a Son, He Must Fight Martinez

By Miguel Rivera

World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman said it wasn't easy to order WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31KOs) to fight Diamond champion Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27KOs). Sulaiman, while realizing the danger involved in facing Martinez, believes the time has come for Chavez Jr. to showcase his worth as a champion to the world. At the WBC's convention at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Chavez was ordered to fight Martinez next - unless their respective promoters can reach an alternate agreement.

“Julio César Chavez Jr. is like my godson. I a lot care for him, and also for Sergio who has always received my support and the care of the WBC. Nevertheless, this organization has rules and the Board of the WBC have taken a decision 0 Julio will have to face Sergio and show everybody why he’s the world champion," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Da Boxer on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE=hogwash;11569862]I've got the feeling that Arum might just offer Cotto to Martinez[/QUOTE] :lurk: ..........fugggggggg.......:bigeyes:

Comment by hogwash on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE]unless their respective promoters can reach an alternate agreement.[/QUOTE] I've got the feeling that Arum might just offer Cotto to Martinez

Comment by MARKBNLV on 12-16-2011

[QUOTE=RIZO24;11568151]you are a fukken moron!! Chavez sr. is a legend,what are you? A fukken puerto rican ? Dumb ass!![/QUOTE] [IMG]http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--EpkZv9qsUc/TmjiXZsVNhI/AAAAAAAABD8/ATgWvRhgnb4/s1600/O%2BYOU%2BMAD%252C%2BBRO%2B2011%2B9-7.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by ИATAS on 12-16-2011

since both get to fight again apparently early 2012, if I were bob arum I'd try my hardest to make a chavez vs canelo fight. At least make a lot of money before feeding him to a lion.

Comment by The Devil on 12-16-2011

The day Jose Slime-man is allowed to run your career is the day you might as well hand over your atm and credit cards. Jr doesn't need Sergio Martinez. he should vacate that fake green belt and go for a…

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