According to multiple reports, Bob Arum is in the process of putting together a Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Martin Murray clash, tentatively scheduled for August 3. The Chavez Jr. vs. Murray fight could potentially take place in Mexico City, offering a grand stage for Chavez and his adoring fans. For the British Murray, he would then need to follow up his trip to Argentina and Sergio Martinez's home turf, with one to the backyard of Chavez and his fans, for an opportunity to get another title shot.
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The WBC is already ruminating on the idea that Chavez Jr. vs. Murray would be for the interim WBC middleweight strap. Each man is coming off a loss to Maravilla, the full WBC champion, and each man sent him down to the canvas along the way.
Martinez is currently back on the sidelines with more injuries which he sustained in the Murray fight, so it seems quite likely that the WBC will put something up for grabs in this contest. Then the winner will get his rematch ...