Julio Cesar Chavez Dethrones Sebastian Zbik As WBC World Middleweight Champion

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. of Mexico won the World Boxing Council middleweight championship by beating Sebastian Zbik of Germany through a majority decision.

The two judges scored 115-113 and 116-112 respectively while the third judge scored the bout a 114-114 draw.

It was a boxing match between two undefeated fighters. Chavez jr. improves his record to 43 wins with no loss and 1 draw.

Zbik, in his first pro fight outside Europe, fell to 30-1. He had not fought since last July, when he took a unanimous decision over Argentina’s Jorge Sebastian Heiland at Hamburg.

Chavez plans to make the first defense of his crown against Argentina’s southpaw Sergio Gabriel Martinez, 47-2-2, in October at Las Vegas.

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