Found August 30, 2013 on The Daily Sports Herald:
Los Angeles -- Sideshow.  Protected fighter.  Phony. Throughout his career, Julio Cesar Chavez Junior's critics have given him a collection of derisive labels to explain his evolving career. As the son of boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez, young Julio had the benefit of a built-in fan base and a ready-to-go promotional machine that would make even the most experienced boxing veteran green with envy. It also made him a lightning rod for critics. When the raw, but determined Chavez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) began piling up wins and headlining cards, he remained a mere afterthought on boxing's radar.  Critics could see that his skills were unpolished and that his competition was less-than-stellar.  His indifference to training and silver spoon circumstances did not help matters. The addition of trainer Freddie Roach to his corner upgraded Chavez's game, and a win over Andy Lee also opened a few eyes.  Nevertheless, the old perceptions of nepotism and tomato can opposit...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and American Brian Vera are nearly ready to brawl

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and American Brian Vera held a press conference in Los Angeles Thursday to promote their upcoming bout. Chavez (46-1-1-1, 32 KOs) will fight the 31-year-old Vera (23-6, 14 KOs) on September 28 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The two prizefighters were initially slated to battle September 7 at the Staples Center in Tinseltown. Unfortunately, Chavez...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Bryan Vera presser photos & video

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Bryan Vera held a press conference this afternoon to promote their fight which is now a month away, slated for September 28 in Carson, California, and to be televised on HBO. The Chavez Jr vs. Vera fight was originally scheduled for three weeks earlier, but was postponed due to a cut Jr. suffered in training camp. Right here, you'll find the official...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Brian Vera-press conference highlights

September is going to be a plentiful month of action as you have Arrerola vs. Mitchell and Mayweather vs. Canelo all happening via Golden Boy. But we are not done yet, as Top Rank will stage the return of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. as he fights for the first time at super middleweight taken on Brian Vera at The Stub Hub Center. Normally we would write some long detailed story about how...
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