Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 7/2/12
The upcoming fight between Sergio Martinez and Julio Chavez Jr. set for September 15 seems to me like an utter mismatch between a world champion and a boxer living on his father's glory. Nevertheless, Chavez Jr. is coming off some of the best wins and performances of his career, and his worked himself into being the legitimate number 2 guy in the middleweight division. On paper, both fighters seem to look on par with one another, but realistically things may look very different on the night itself. With that said, let us analyze the 5 keys to victory for each fighter. 5 Keys for Julio Chavez Jr. to defeat Sergio Martinez Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Reach- The taller fighter, Chavez will need to use his reach to keep Martinez at bay. Using this reach will give him a much better advantage against Martinez as opposed to choosing to fight up close like he usually does. Composure- As Martinez is an extremely awkward and difficult boxer to fight, Chavez will need to keep his composure
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