Premier Boxing Champions confirmed the return of former world champion Julio César Chávez Jr. for December 1 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles against the Mexican Alfredo Angulo, with the support of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, only will be part of the transmission of payment per event but in the previous Showtime broadcast.
"I'm excited to be back next December 1st and perform in front of the great Mexican fan of Los Angeles," said Chávez (50-3-1, 32 KOs). "In my weight, I can beat anyone, I'm focused and I feel very strong, Angulo will be the first, but then I'm going for the 168-pound championship, I have to give a warning in the division, Chavez is back". the Sinaloan
Chávez Jr. has not been in the ring since May 2017, when he was defeated in a one-sided fight against the Mexican Saúl & # 39; Canelo & # 39; Álvarez, at an agreed weight of 164 pounds, a fact that Junior attributed to a poor performance in the ensogado, although economically the battle was a success.
"I have been trained very hard and with great anticipation for this fight, and I can say that it is the best I have felt for a long time", replied Angulo (24-7, 20 Ko). "I have to defeat Julio César Chávez Jr. and then I will look for an opportunity for the championship in the near future, I am grateful to everyone who supported me and I promise I will surprise many people on December 1st". said the Mexican.
Alfredo arrives at the fight with two consecutive defeats, the last by split decision in front of Sergio Mora last April, in a battle for eight assaults that, he assures, have stolen. This battle is ready for last year and also for the first semester of this year, but it will eventually land on December 1st in Staples. The combat transmission will start on Showtime and on their social networks starting at 6:45 pm ET (5:45 pm CDMX).
After the race of Chavez and Angulo, and before the start of the pay-per-view card, Adonis Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 Ko & # 39; s) will present the title of the semi-full World Boxing Council against Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 Ko & # 39; s) from the Videotron Center of Quebec, each of Stevenson.
Stevenson is coming to draw with Badou Jack in an exciting battle in Toronto last May, while Gvozdyk, who is represented by Top Rank, comes from winning the CMb semifinal title against Mehdi Amar last March through points. in New York.