Chavez, Jr. Retains Title

By Chuck Johnson

Photo by Ed Mulholland

As the son of a boxing legend, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight-by-fight has stepped out of his father’s shadow to command a spotlight of his own.

Chavez didn’t disappoint Saturday night in defense of his world middleweight title, showing himself as a boxer as well as a big puncher in stopping Peter Manfredo Jr.