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On Saturday night, boxing fans saw Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. score the biggest win of his career with a hard fought decision win over Marco Antonio Rubio. Nonito Donaire also survived a tougher than expected battle against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Right here, you can find a collection of photos from Chavez Jr vs. Rubio and Donaire vs. Vazquez Jr. Take a look. Chavez Jr vs. Rubio Pictures & Donaire vs. Vazquez Jr. Pictures There has already been talk about who made the biggest or best impression on Saturday night in San Antonio. Was it JCC Jr. for getting the win and showing some toughness and grit? Rubio for putting forth another hard, entertaining challenge? Donaire for moving up in weight and winning? Vazquez Jr. for doing a much better job than was expected of him? Meanwhile, Lou DiBella wasted no time getting the word out that Chavez Jr. needs to stop hiding from Sergio Martinez, his fighter, and the rightful owner of the middleweight championship. Martinez will be defending ...
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