Chavez Blasts Sergio Martinez: No Fear, No Promise Made

By Miguel Rivera

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31KOs) is tired of the verbal attacks by Sergio Martinez. Last week, Martinez branded Chavez as a "coward" for not agreeing to fight him. During last month's WBC convention in Las Vegas, the sanctioning body named Martinez as the mandatory challenger to Chavez's title, but then failed to force the fight, which made Martinez vacate the WBC's Diamond title.

Chavez states that he's not afraid of Martinez and never made any verbal agreement or promise to fight him. Chavez will face the WBC's number one contender, Marco Antonio Rubio, on February 4th in San Antonio, Texas.

"I have no fear of anyone, not Sergio or any other fighter. To be in boxing it takes great courage and that is something I have a lot of. I never made him any promise to fight him. Sergio and I never had a deal. My promoters are not interested in a fight against him, for now, but if they want me we can make a good deal and fight whenever he wants," Chavez said.

"I think [Sergio] is more interested in my name than my title. When I got the opportunity to fight for the championship it didn't matter who I had to face. I went against Sebastian Zbik, a fighter that [Sergio] rejected, and I beat him. Now I'm going to defend my title against Rubio, and I hope to to win to open up the door for bigger things in 2012."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by right hand jab on 01-05-2012

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;11630638]Now all of a sudden Martinez is b*tching about mandatories but where was this position when he flat out ducked ZBik and Pirog? Martinez is a flat out hypocrite and jealous cuz JCC JR at 25 or whatever his age…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 01-05-2012

Its obvious Jr doesn't want to fight Sergio and neither does Uncle Bob want this fight but ehh so what? Why does anyone want to see this fight anyway? We all know Sergio is levels ahead of Jr in addition…

Comment by right hand jab on 01-05-2012

[QUOTE=mushahadeen;11632610]Sergio Martinez wants no part of JCC JR. He knows he would get sparked out. Sergio is just using JCC JR's name.[/QUOTE] Ha ha ha ha ah ha ha ha ha....Thanks for that, boy you haven't got a clue about…

Comment by right hand jab on 01-05-2012

[QUOTE=feroth;11630140]is this kid for real? "If he wants me he can talk to my promoters and we can fight anytime" uhhh really? Because he's called you a ***** multiple times in public and practically begged to knock you the ****…

Comment by makeMeSushiRoll on 01-05-2012

JCC jr vs Martinez is a nice fight, but they need to win their next fights... Rubio is an experienced fighter, who has a lot of KOs... maybe Rubio is the actual favorite in this fight...

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