Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. met in a middleweight title fight on Sept. 15, 2012 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Martinez, the Ring Magazine middleweight champion, defeated Chavez, the WBC middleweight champion, via unanimous decision.
Martinez controlled most of the fight and dominated the results on the scorecards (118-109, 118-109, 117-110), despite being knocked down in the final round. Martinez won his sixth consecutive fight, improving his overall record to 50-2-2. Chavez suffered his first professional defeat, falling to 46-1-1 with one no contest.
The referee for the fight was Tony Weeks. The judges were Stanley Christodoulou, Adalaide Byrd and Dave Moretti.
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Martinez vs. Chavez Jr. - Sept. 15, 2012
|Sergio Martinez||Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.|
|49-2-2 (28 KO)||Record||46-0-1 (32 KO)|
|75 inches||Reach||73 inches|