Rubio doesn’t want to ‘risk’ judges scores, will go for KO against Chavez Jr

14 Jan

Pepe Rodriguez – WBC

The Coahuila puncher, Marco Antonio Rubio, who faces Julio Cesar Chavez Jr at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, February 4, has acknowledged that the WBC middleweight world champion is a dangerous fighter, but said: “I ​​will face the best version of the legend’s son. In his last fights he has shown great advances but I have the punch to knock him out… I don’t want to risk with the judges, I’ll go for the knock out.”

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Rubio (second left) wants to take a famous scalp in Chavez Jr (second right). Credit: Chris Farina/Top Rank

Marco, who looks strong and in very good condition, said that he is in the final stage of the preparation of his next fight against Chavez and is practicing sparring with Marco “Dorado” Reyes (22-1-0, 20ko) and other partners, with whom he puts into practice the tactics deployed to combat the fighter from Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico; Chavez Jr.

The bout to confront Chavez on February 4, will be at the Alamo Dome. After losing his first attempt to be crowned WBC middleweight champion against Kelly Pavlik in 2009, to date, he has added nine wins by ko to his record, which makes him an extremely live opponent, with a possibility to be crowned.

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