Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Vs John Duddy
Written by Alexander Zammit
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 12:18
On Saturday, June 26 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, 24-year-old middleweight (160 pounds) Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (40-0-1, 30 knockouts) will put his unbeaten mark on the line against 30-year-old Ireland-native, John Duddy (29-1, 18 KOs).
Chavez, arrived in Texas with his new trainer Freddie Roach and his assistant Alex Ariz. Today, Chavez held an open training session in the hall of Jesse James Leahy.
Julio César Chávez, Jr. The son of Legendary Boxing Champion Julio César Chávez, was born when his father held the WBC World Championship at Junior Lightweight. His younger brother Omar Chávez is also an undefeated prospect who fights at Welterweight.
John Duddy (born 19 June 1979, Derry, Northern Ireland) is an Irish middleweight professional boxer. Duddy fights under the moniker of Ireland's John Duddy or ‘The Derry Destroyer’.
Duddy has lost once in 30 bouts, with 18 of his wins by knockout, with 10 of those KO's coming in the first round.  He is the former IBA World and WBC Continental Americas middleweight title holder.
The Venue: the 'Alamodome in San Antonio'.