LAS VEGAS (AP) The Nevada State Athletic Commission fined and halted boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. about Thursday on the broke meds check continue calendar year prior to your Mexican Independence Day struggle inside Las Vegas.
The popular, 27-year-old fighter, who's the son on the famous boxer with the same name, analyzed beneficial for marijuana in September once his first expert loss. Chavez (46-1-1) had been suspended for seven weeks from your date in the battle plus fined $900,000, which will amounts for you to 30 percentage connected with his $3 zillion tote for any bout next to Sergio Martinez.
Chavez, that spoken by simply cellphone from Mexico, said by way of a translator which he ended up being i am sorry intended for his / her steps and acquired ingested the particular narcotic to be able to control their stress eight or maybe eight days before the much-anticipated fight.
''I know I fully commited an important error. It appeared to be your mistake,'' Chavez shared with your personal trainer commissioners. ''I enable a lot associated with individuals down.''
The commission would've forbidden the pup for starters year plus disciplined the pup with regard to about 100 p'cent with his purse.
However, his or her lawyer, Donald Campbell , asked for leniency, in conflict how the marijuana wasn't a functionality improving drug. He additionally explained Chavez deserved credit ratings for acknowledging that will he used the drug.
''I'd including to be able to combat when I can,'' Chavez said. ''But I'm prepared to recognize everything you individuals have because, similar to I said, I built a mistake, as well as I'm prepared take the punishment.''
Chavez's unsuccessful examination seemed to be revealed soon there after his / her extraordinary loss in order to Martinez Sept. 12-15 looking at some sort of sellout crowd of 19,000. Chavez already was fined $20,000 and also suspended indefinitely through the WBC, whose belt he lost to be able to Martinez.
In 2009, Chavez examined good pertaining to a further prohibited drug soon after their deal with using Troy Rowland in Las Vegas. He gotten some sort of seven-month suspension in the Nevada commission.
Chavez had been arrested about drunken traveling expenses not too long ago around Los Angeles, along with struggled in making weight to get a shining onslaught very last February towards Marco Antonio Rubio inside San Antonio, Texas.
Commissioners were divided for the punishment, voting 3-2 solely have it. Commissioner Skip Avansino proposed an excellent connected with eight to be able to 15 percent of the purse, indicating Chavez appeared contrite about the violation.
But others, including Commissioner Pat Lundvall, contended this treatment ought to be more detailed on the 30 to help 40 percent find some other martial artists have faced intended for second-time infractions. She argued your commission must please take a sturdy stance on marijuana, whether or not arrest bank charges for your substance are generally light.
''While there can be superb controversy as much as from the court as long as this advantages and also adverse has effects on with . dope around general, that's not up for issue in this commission,'' Lundvall said.
After your hearing, Campbell referred to as the particular disciplining them severely ''excessive'' and stated he / she would likely consult with his clientele with regards to quite possibly challenging it.