During the media conference call Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-2, 32 KO's) answered some questions regarding his past demons, what happened in the Fonfara fight, and what the future holds for his career. Saturday night on Showtime Chavez Jr will take on Marcos Reyes (33-2, 24 KO's). Here's some of the things Chavez Jr had to say:
WHEN ASKED IF HE FEELS HE OWES THE PUBLIC A GREAT PERFORMANCE:
"Obviously I have to win this fight. I have to be great.
"I took on a challenge that was tough. I fought somebody who was 175 pounds. I fought somebody after two years of being inactive.
"There were a lot of things going on in my career including the legal problems that I was going through at the same that I was trying to get ready for a fight. It was a tough challenge."
WHEN ASKED WHAT HAPPENS IF HE LOSES AGAIN:
"I'm not planning on losing. I'm planning on winning. When I fight at my weight I can beat anybody. There's nobody in boxing who can beat me when I fight at my weight.
"I feel right now that I'm at the best. I feel this is the best part of my career. And on July 18 I'm going to win.
"If I lost this fight then it would make me think about retiring because this is not the type of rival that should beat me. The type of rivals that I fought are much better and tougher than this rival."
WHEN ASKED ABOUT WHAT BIG NAME HE WANTS:
"Well firstly I respect my opponent a lot. All opponent are dangerous because Reyes, he's a tough guy.
"I have big plans for the division, I will fight anyone out there."