Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/30/14
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The war of words between Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. and Sergio Martinez is most definitely on. The two pugilists, who will meet Saturday, Sept. 15 live on HBO Pay-Per-View (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT), share their thoughts on each other and expose a lack of personal respect that is sure to yield an exciting fight. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. "Boxing is a turf war. It's about owning the ring, taking the high ground and keeping it, and the better and most prepared fighter will be the one that dictates and controls the action. Martínez has a difficult style but it is up to me to get him -- to fight my fight, not his, and to do that will require that I assert my power and utilize my advantages in youth, stamina, height and reach and pressure him every minute of every round. I have developed the right strategy not just to beat him but to beat him badly. All I need to do when we finally meet is to remain patient and disciplined and stick to the plan and I will win the fight." "I respect Sergio as a...
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