Sulaiman: Chavez-Martinez II, I'm Sure It Will Happen

By James Blears

World Boxing Council President Jose Sulaiman says a match up between the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is unlikely, because of the weight issue.

Don Jose said he doubts Canelo could make the middleweight limit, as he’s even a bit under the super welterweight beam. While for Julio Jr to make the middleweight limit is: “A sacrifice.”

He said that fight is certainly not inevitable, and he has his doubts.

Concerning a rematch between Chavez Jr and Sergio Martinez, Jose Sulaiman is more hopeful. He commented: “I hope they will, and the WBC will support it one hundred percent.

“I know that Martinez has in his head that round (when he was knocked down). He cannot take it out of his mind. And Chavez Jr by doing what he did, knows that he can knock out Martinez.

“In the minds of all the fans there are those same questions. So I’m sure it (a rematch) will take place.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by STAX ON DECK on 11-16-2012

so looks like martinez wont be going for legacy or atg status he just wnats money fights thats an easy win. pathetic

Comment by AHUEVO on 11-16-2012

[QUOTE=sapo1;12700758]what i meant was he did not hurt wobble him knock him down make his knees buckle, nor to say the punches didnt hurt but martinez never walked chavez down or backed him up!!![/QUOTE] :wtf: are you talking about!?!?! Did…

Comment by sapo1 on 11-15-2012

[QUOTE=THE LARRY;12698383]yep he never hurt him [IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] if you read my comment!! you will see that i said yes martinez schooled chaves for 11 and a half rounds!!! and YES MARTINEZ TATTED CHAVEZ FACE!!!! but martinez got sent to the…

Comment by sapo1 on 11-15-2012

[QUOTE=BoxngLove;12698378]If Martinez never hurt Chavez, then why didn't he just turn it up in the fight and walk thru all the pitty pat? Chavez could take a tuneup fight before the end of the year? nvm u r delusional[/QUOTE] what…

Comment by nycsmooth on 11-15-2012

IMO segio & Sampson have bigger fish 2 fry & Sergio's retired by 2015...

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