Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez will meet on HBO pay-per-view in a welterweight championship bout that has gotten a lot of attention. Chavez is looking to legitimize his career and step away from the image as the protected golden boy son-of-a-legend while Martinez is looking to put a beating on Chavez and take some of the value that Chavez brings for himself.
Here are the details you need to know.
Fight Time and TV Schedule:
The show goes live at 9 p.m. ET via standard pay-per-view outlets on cable and satellite. There will also be a live online streaming PPV on Top Rank's website.
WBC Middleweight Title: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez
WBA Super Bantamweight Title: Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Robert Marroquin
WBO Super Featherweight Title: Roman Martinez vs Miguel Beltran Jr
Middleweights: Matthew Macklin vs Joachim Alcine
Light Heavyweights: Mike Lee vs Paul Harness
We covered the odds for the fight yesterday. Martinez will enter the ring as a slight favorite for the bout.