Found September 17, 2012 on
The Queensbury Rules:
Julio Cesar Chavez
Yoan Pablo Hernandez
Boxing did not, after all, eat itself this past weekend. Thrilling fights and thrilling moments came like slot machine pings one after the other Saturday, sounding in places both expected and unexpected, keeping boxing fans feeling like they were lived in a near-constant state of jackpot. Two shows on two rival channels by two rival promoters weren't expected to pack two houses in Vegas just down the street from one another, but pack them they did.That doesn't mean boxing wasn't already gnawing on its own leg, though. For all the "what makes boxing great" material we got, I don't think the concurrent shows helped each other by being concurrent. We'd have gotten the same thrills, only spread out over two weekends, if they hadn't competed. More people could've seen both live. Everyone would've made more money. In other words, don't take the lack of a disastrous sinkhole from this one weekend as an excuse to get atheistic about the ongoing ...
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The Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs. Sergio Martinez middleweight championship fight on Saturday night nearly reproduced the historic action from Las Vegas over 20 years, where Julio Cesar Chavez stopped Meldrick Taylor with just seconds remaining in the 12th and final round. Here, JCC Jr. was dominated all night, but in the 12th, he rallied and put down Maravilla, and went for the kill...
For 30 minutes, it looked like a fight that needed no return bout. Three minutes later, the word most commonly thrown around in the post-fight press conference was “rematch”. That was the kind of predictable then unpredictable fight that Sergio Martinez' victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. turned out to be Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
HBO Sports presents the replay of the highly anticipated middleweight title fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez this Saturday, September 22 at 9:30 p.m. on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live coverage at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, calls all the action, available in HDTV.
If you didn't get the PPV, this is a great...
You're Tebow Damn Right I post this **** in Russian/Polish/Jibberish. Guy got outstruck 322-178 over 12 rounds but that last round of the fight he tried to sneak in, typical Mexican fashion, a kill shot. NO SIREE. Not in America. Comprende?
Boxing is abuzz with the outcome of Saturday's Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. bout, and justifiably so. After boxing Chavez's ears off for 10 straight rounds, Martinez decided to close the show by going toe-to-toe with the much bigger Chavez in the 11th, producing an electrifying brawl. This was a bad tactical decision on the part of Martinez, who relies...
What a night of fights September 15th produced as Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. almost recreated his father’s greatest come from behind victory as Jr. nearly knocked out Sergio Martinez in the 12th and final round of their world middleweight championship bout. Martinez would go on to survive as he won via unanimous decision and we [...]
Just hours before he was to step into the ring for the most important fight of his life against the now former WBC Middleweight Champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., The Ring Middleweight Champion Sergio Martinez took the time to make a dream come true for one special family.
Days before the fight, Martinez' camp received a touching letter stating that a family of five was...
LAS VEGAS--Nigerian Wale Omotoso (23-0, 19 KOs), now fighting out of Hollywood, Calif., scored a virtual shutout of Daniel Sostre (11-7-1, 4 KOs) of Highland, New York. Despite dominating the fight, Omotoso still showed some glaring weaknesses that the better opponents will be able to take advantage of when his team decides to step up the competition. Scores were 80-72 and 79-73 twice.
The Ring and WBC Diamond middleweight champion Sergio Martinez defeated Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. by a unanimous decision to win the WBC middleweight title on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Despite fighting with … Continue reading →
Following the flurry of big fights over the past few weekends, we're definitely due for an update to our top 20 pound for pound list. Our last update came in June, following fights including both Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, who have been entrenched as the number 1 and 2 fighters in the world for years on end.
This time, our number 3 and 4 fighters, Sergio Martinez and...
Follow Along With Our Chavez Jr vs. Sergio Martinez Round by Round Blog
Tonight is the big night, and we'll finally get to see the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr - Sergio Martinez results. This is the place you want to be, as we'll providing live, ongoing and continuous coverage of the entire HBO Pay-Per-View, with our Chavez vs. Martinez round by round blog. In addition to covering...
Listen to our latest episode of our boxing radio show, Stick and Move, as we recap all the recent news in the sweet science. In this show we will analyze the thrilling Sergio Martinez versus Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight, and we will also discuss Canelo Alvarez's spectacular knockout victory. To hear this episode, click below:
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Wale Omotoso def. Daniel Sostre via UD Manuel Medina def. James Winchester via UD Willie Nelson def. John Jackson via UD Mike Lee def. Paul Harness via UD