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Sulaiman: Chavez is Obligated To Mexico To Fight Martinez

By Miguel Rivera

WBC President Jose Suliaman believes that WBC middleweight champion Julio Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31KOs) has a moral obligation to Mexico to fight Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27KOs) next. Both boxers are scheduled to fight in the coming months. The WBC made a recent ruling that orders the winner of Chavez's fight with Marco Antonio Rubio, scheduled for February 4th in Texas, to face Martinez next.  Martinez has a scheduled fight against Matthew Macklin on March 17th. There has already been talk of Chavez [should he beat Rubio] fighting Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto in July. 

"Julio not only has a moral obligation but a commitment to Mexico. Because if he does not believe in himself, then Mexicans will not believe in him. He is approaching 50 fights and he's the champion of the world, but now he has to prove it," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by paulf on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=nolotek;11660862]...and Sulaiman had the moral obligation to order that fight instead of approving Chavez vz Rubio clash. What are doing talking about moral you piece of clown?[/QUOTE] This shirt right here.

Comment by mrbigshot on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=Pugly!;11662517]And Sergio wants no part of any boxer who poses a legit threat to him either. . . Unless he outweighs that fighter by 30-35 natural pounds.[/QUOTE] martinez is a middleweight and is the lineal middleweight champion why does chavez…

Comment by Alx. on 01-13-2012

time for his 0 to go!

Comment by sdcluser on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11659852]WBC President Jose Suliaman believes that WBC middleweight champion Julio Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31KOs) has a moral obligation to Mexico to fight Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27KOs) next. Both boxers are scheduled to fight in the coming months. The WBC made…

Comment by UglyPug on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=aces725;11661472]Although it is clear Chavez wants no part of Sergio[/QUOTE] And Sergio wants no part of any boxer who poses a legit threat to him either. . . Unless he outweighs that fighter by 30-35 natural pounds.

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