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 Last update:  5/26/2011       Read more by Top Rank         
   
Zbik: Chavez, I'm Here To Win and Overall I'm Better!
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World Champion Sebastion Zbik has a message for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

"Tell Junior to 'be prepared,' " said Zbik at a media workout yesterday in Los Angeles. "I came here to win. He's a good strong fighter, but I am the champion and overall I am just the better, more complete fighter."

Zbik, from Germany, has been in Los Angeles for weeks to prepare for his world title defense against Chavez Jr at the STAPLES Center on Saturday, June 4.

Ticket sales are strong, with ringside sold out. Freddie Roach, chief trainer for Chavez Jr., said the Son of the Legend is "....prepared and ready to fight. He has worked very hard to get ready."

Chavez Jr will throw the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers game on Sunday.

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Unbeaten featherweight Mikey Garcia of Oxnard, Ca. has sparred 125 plus rounds to get set for Miguel Beltran Jr on the Zbik vs. Chavez Jr title card.

"Our last day of sparring will be on Saturday," said Robert Garcia, chief trainer. "We've had some great sparring including a lot from Carney Bowman who is very good, talented fighter. We used Carney for sparring before Mikey fought Matt Remillard in Atlantic City. Mikey looks great right now. We know Beltran Jr is a good puncher. We're ready to fight."

Garcia vs. Beltran Jr will be the opening televised bout on HBO After Dark.

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Christy Martin will go for her 50th pro win when she takes on Dakota Stone on the Zbik vs. Chavez Jr world title card at STAPLES
Center.

"This will be my first fight in California," said Christy. "I've fought many time on Julio Cesar Chavez world title cards and now I am on the same card as his son, Julio Jr. That's incredible when you think of it."

Christy is training in Las Vegas with Miguel Diaz and assistant Richie Sandoval.

"Christy is in tremendous condition. She has worked hard for this opportunity," Diaz said.

Tags: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , Sebastian Zbik , Chavez-Zbik , Chavez vs Zbik , Christy Martin



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comment by newcastleking, on 05-27-2011
all jc ahavez has to do is stop messing around, take this **** dead seriously, work hard at wild card, and always give it 100% and i bet hell get further than everyone thinks. people call the guys he beat bums because theyre unknown but those guys got better chins than most popular fighters today

comment by theplayerpimp, on 05-27-2011
[QUOTE=:::Mega:::]Zbik is a typical over protected euro bum. JCC Jr is a fraud and a disgrace to Mexico. Who is even remotley intrested in this pathetic fight?[/QUOTE] I bet his fight will be one of the most watched shows on hbo this year.

comment by mex602, on 05-27-2011
[QUOTE=:::Mega:::]Zbik is a typical over protected euro bum. JCC Jr is a fraud and a disgrace to Mexico. Who is even remotley intrested in this pathetic fight?[/QUOTE] i am becuase i have never seen jcc jr fight. i think he is a bum though

comment by budfr, on 05-27-2011
[QUOTE=:::Mega:::]Zbik is a typical over protected euro bum. JCC Jr is a fraud and a disgrace to Mexico. Who is even remotley intrested in this pathetic fight?[/QUOTE] I am. And I guarantee you Chavez is not that bad. Better than all of the sons of paste legends, Hearns, Pryor, Camacho,...

comment by sweet-s, on 05-26-2011
Have you been raised during WW2, old man. Still thinking in stereotypes makes you sound like a certain development of the world has past you. Talk boxing, man!

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