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John Duddy lined up to fight Cesar Chavez Jr in June

John Duddy
John Duddy is being lined up to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

Derry middleweight John Duddy says he is expecting to fight unbeaten Julio Cesar Chavez Jr at the 15,000-capacity Alamodome in San Antonio on 26 June.

Duddy's last bout was a split decision win against Michael Medina at the Dallas Cowboys stadium in March.

Mexican Chavez last fought in November but then was banned for seven months for testing positive for a diuretic that often serves as a masking agent.

The winner will take a step closer to a world title fight against Kelly Pavlik.



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Duddy cruises to New York victory
11 Oct 09 |  Boxing


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