Hometown crowd bolsters Chavez Jr.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is one step away from challenging for a middleweight belt, but must first defeat former title challenger Billy Lyell of Youngstown, Ohio, on Saturday night's edition of "Top Rank Live" (Fox Deportes, 10 ET).
Chavez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) will be at home in Culiacan, Mexico, to face Lyell (22-8, 4 KOs). The fight will be Chavez's first fight at home since December 2006, and he is looking forward to being in front of his hometown crowd.
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