Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 9/17/14

8 Apr 1995: Julio Cesar Chavez and Giovanni Parisi throw punches at each other. Chavez won the fight in the 12th round. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and American Brian Vera will fight next weekend at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The 27-year-old Chavez (46-1-1-1, 32 KOs) was slated to battle the 31-year-old Vera (23-6, 14 KOs) on September 7 at the Staples Center in Tinseltown. Unfortunately, Chavez suffered a cut above his right eye during a summertime sparring session and was deemed unfit to box. “The Son Of The Legend” last exited the squared circle in September 2012 as a unanimous decision loser to The Ring and WBC Diamond middleweight king Sergio Martinez. Reportedly motivated and set to make the 168-pound … Continue reading →
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