Originally Posted by FilipMNE
Yes Chavez has a good heart and chin but he fights guys so much smaller than him that enables him to take this punishment, Roy said during the fight Chavez is a good size Cruiserweight and Sergio is not the biggest middleweight. Lets wait and see once Chavez goes up 168 how will he fight guys his size!!!
its true, but a big guy going down to fight smaller fighters must deal with dehydration( look at Dawson vs Ward). Hopkins always looked a monster at 160, Nonito was huge below 122,Corrales at 130. The trick is to make the weight and be ready for the next day.