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Chavez Jr. to fight in Mexico City

Updated: May 8, 2013, 11:01 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will be back in action Aug. 3, in Mexico City, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

His likely opponent, Arum said, is England's Martin Murray, who lost a close decision challenging champion Sergio Martinez in Martinez's Argentina homecoming fight in front of nearly 50,000 fans at a soccer stadium in Buenos Aires on April 27.

"We are trying to finalize with Martin Murray, but we will have Chavez's next fight ...

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