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Julio Chavez Jr. wins championship

Updated: June 5, 2011, 12:40 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. defeated Sebastian Zbik by majority decision on Saturday night to win the middleweight title, taking a major step toward establishing his own legacy while his famous father looked on.

Two judges scored the fight for Chavez, 115-113 and 116-112, while the third at it a draw.

"My father came to the Wild Card and told me, 'This is where you win the fight, not down the street at Staples Center,'" Chavez said of the gym of his trainer, Freddie Roach, ...

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