A day prior to their 12-round catchweight bout on Saturday night, Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. both made the 164.5-pound limit by eight ounces.
Tags: 164.5-pounds, Alvarez-Chavez, boxing, Canelo Alvarez, Canelo-Chavez, catchweight, Chavez-Alvarez, Chavez-Canelo, David Lemieux, Emmanuel Taylor, HBO Pay-Per-View, JoJo Diaz, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Las Vegas, Lucas Matthysse, Manuel Avila, Marcos Reyes, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Michael Baca II, Mike Baca II, Nevada, Saul Alvarez, T-Mobile Arena, weigh-in
Another boxing weekend is in the books, UCNation, and our very own Steve Kim is here to bring you his take. Chavez-weight, anyone?
Tags: al haymon, Carl Frampton, Chris Arreola, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Marcos Reyes, Robert Garcia, Scott Quigg, steve kim, weekend
In a Showtime main event, a grossly oversized Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. faced Marco Reyes in another “Chavez-weight” feature. Michael Baca II reports.
Tags: Amir Imam, Arthur Villanueva, Don Haskins Convention Center, Fernando Angulo, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Marcos Reyes, McJoe Arroyo, Michael Baca II, showtime, vacant IBF junior bantamweight title
Some cats simply can’t get it together. Is Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. one of them? We’ll see soon enough on Showtime tonight. Steve Kim reports.
Tags: Don Haskins Convention Center, Joe Goossen, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Marcos Reyes, Robert Garcia, showtime, steve kim
Sometimes, it isn’t about the big show when the supports have the moxie to shine as brightly. Enter Ronnie Shields. Bill Tibbs reports.
Tags: Alejandro Gonzalez Jr., Bill Tibbs, Carl Frampton, Don Haskins Convention Center, Howard Davis Jr, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Marcos Reyes, Ronnie Shields
The StubHub Center does it again as host venue for another rockin’ night at the fights. Bill Tibs reports.
Tags: Abie Han, Azea Augustama, Bill Tibbs, California, Carson, Edwin Rodriguez, Gennady Golovkin, Jaime Ocegueda, Marco Antonio Rubio, Marcos Reyes, Moris Rodriguez, Nicholas Walter, Nonito Donaire, Oscar Rojas, results, Ruslan Madiev, Sergio Najera, StubHub Center, Walter Sarnoi, WBA featherweight title, WBA miiddleweight title, WBC interim middleweight title
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