Freddie Roach Confident Julio Cesar Chavez Wins a Title

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Trainer Freddie Roach is confident that unbeaten middleweight contender Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will win a major championship in 2011. Roach is in Mexico training Chavez for his fight with Billy Lyell on January 29. If victorious, Chavez will possibly return in May against unbeaten Sebastian Zbik for the WBC interim-middleweight title.

"We work hard and long but there are still things that need to improve and we need to continue working. I'd like to see him face Billy Lyell on January 29 and then on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao's fight against Mosley on May, and then yes, we want to face a champion because he's ready," said Roach to Sal Rodriguez. "I have no doubt that Julio will be a world champion. He is talented and has a charisma that will help people. If we can add to his legacy, people will talking about him for a long time."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by theplayerpimp on 01-16-2011

[QUOTE=figzuki;9963879]Hey bro great post, I swear this is the first time I see you post something thats not a reply to argue with anyone and is actually just to talk about the topic lol, not hatin on u or nothing,…

Comment by starsjuicebar on 01-16-2011

Roach is one of the best but thats no guarantee jr wins a major fight.

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 01-16-2011

Good, I hope Roach can really make something out of Jr. I think that kid has a good personality and good look for boxing, hopefully he will make it.

Comment by serv on 01-16-2011

let us wait for jr to fight one big name... the outcome of that fight should tell us if he is a bum or not... until then, we shouldn't be hating:boxing:

Comment by figzuki on 01-16-2011

[QUOTE=theplayerpimp;9962966]yeah i agree and i think he has some tools to win a tittle and beat 90 percent of the fighters out there. He would get raped by martinez but so would every one else. He would be competive against…

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