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Chavez Jr-Martinez PPV undercard announced

The Mexican Independence Day Weekend boxing extravaganza headlined by the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Sergio Martinez world middleweight championship will feature four bouts on the live pay-per-view undercard, including two world championship showdowns. Undefeated WBA super featherweight champion and Cuban expatriate Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux (10-0, 8 KOs) will defend his world title against knockout artist Roberto Marroquin (22-1, 15 KOs). Former world champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (25-1-1, 16 KOs) and Miguel “Barreterito” Beltran, Jr. (27-1, 17 KOs) will battle for the vacant WBO junior lightweight title. One-time world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (28-4, 19 KOs) will rumble with former WBA super welterweight champion Joachim Alcine (33-2-1, 19 KOs) in a 10-round middleweight bout. The pay-per-view undercard telecast will open with undefeated University of Notre Dame champion Mike Lee (10-0, 6 KOs) in a six-round light heavyweight bout against an opponent to be named soon.

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