Box Score 7/12: All-Star Game (sort of) sizzles in extra innings

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what were reading while thanking our lucky stars last night's All-Star Game didn't end in a tie (again). Happy birthday today to Jordyn Wieber, Dan Boyle, Kristi Yamaguchi and Julio Cesar Chavez. On this date in 1979 the White Sox hosted the...
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Julio Cesar Chavez's brother murdered in attempted robbery

Julio Cesar Chavez and his entire family are in mourning after his brother, Rafael Chavez, was shot and killed in an armed robbery at his home in Mexico.“Sinaloa state prosecutor Juan Jose Rios said in a news conference that two men entered the rear of Rafael Chavez’s house in Culiacan on Sunday night. One was armed and demanded money. Some amount of money was handed over, but...
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Canelo Alvarez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight does over a million pay-per-view buys

The Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight on Cinco de Mayo weekend in Las Vegas was a financial success.Golden Boy Promotions sent out a press release on Friday stating that the fight two weeks ago generated over a million pay-per-view buys, though they did not share the total figure.Golden Boy says Canelo is the youngest A-side fighter in history to generate a million-plus...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. robbed nights after losing to Canelo Alvarez

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was robbed two nights after his loss to Canelo Alvarez in their Saturday fight in Las Vegas last weekend, his wife told ESPN Deportes.Chavez’s family remained in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand in the days following the fight, in part because of a concert they planned to see.According to what Chavez’s wife told ESPN Deportes, they met some fans at the MGM and...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Oscar De La Hoya trolls Donald Trump ahead of fight

Oscar De La Hoya loves playing to Donald Trump.De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions had a major fight card on Saturday night that was headlined by Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The fight is between two Mexicans in Las Vegas, and it’s taking place on Cinco de Mayo weekend — a massive holiday weekend for Mexicans.Hours before the main event, De La Hoya sent the following...
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May 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr: rivalry with Canelo Alvarez is ‘real’

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Canelo Alvarez will be squaring off on Saturday night — Cinco de Mayo weekend — for a much anticipated battle at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Unlike other fights where the hype is contrived, there is legitimate bad blood and a rivalry between these two boxers.Asked during his conference call on Monday about the rivalry, Chavez Jr. described the relationship...
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May 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Fonfara Retires Chavez Jr. In 9th To Become Champion

CARSON, CA — And in the end, beer and boos rained down from the stands… On Saturday night, at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, Andrzej Fonfara defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to become the WBC international light heavyweight champion. Fonfara was pronounced the victor after Chavez Jr. failed to answer the call of the tenth round. Dominating and dictating the pace of eight of the...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the burden of legacy

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. returns to action on Saturday, hoping to take one step farther away from large shadow of his legendary father. The post Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. And The Burden of Legacy appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

J.C. Chavez Sr.: “I didn’t want this fight for my son.”

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andrzej Fanfara, joined by their respective teams, held a media conference call to formally announce their upcoming April 18th fight at the Stub Hub Arena in Carson, CA. For Chavez Jr., who’s been out of the ring for over a year, it’s his first fight in 13 months since leaving long time promoter Top Rank. Criticized in...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Bryan Vera II betting odds

Bet on the Chavez Jr. vs. Vera Rematch: On Saturday, March 1st, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. takes on Bryan Vera for the second time. In their first fight, Chavez Jr. controversially won a decision over the upset-minded Vera, whom most believe won the fight. Chavez was overweight, overconfident and under-prepared, and it cost him in the ring. But how will the rematch play out, and will...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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