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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to fight Feb. 4

Updated: December 28, 2011, 12:54 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Nonito Donaire, two of boxing's brightest young stars, will fight in separate bouts on HBO's "World Championship Boxing" on Feb. 4 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, promoter Top Rank announced Wednesday.

Chavez will face Mexican countryman Marco Antonio Rubio in a scheduled 12-round middleweight bout, although it is unclear if Chavez will be defending the WBC version of the title.

Donaire, one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, vacated ...

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