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Nevada commission to hear Chavez case in February

Updated: January 8, 2013, 3:52 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada State Athletic Commission will decide the fate of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in late February.

The 26-year-old Mexican fighter tested positive for marijuana in September after his first professional loss.

At a meeting Tuesday, commissioners asked why Chavez had not yet returned to Nevada for disciplinary action.

Attorney Donald Campbell said the former middleweight champion was stuck in Mexico, unable to obtain a visa.

Chavez could receive a lengthy ...

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