Andrzej Fonfara (26-3, 15KOs) is a late-bloomer who has put together a string of impressive recent performances.
Last year, the 27-year-old battled lineal light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson for 12 tough rounds and despite dropping a decision, he impressed a lot of fans with his grit and determination.
Fonfara's most recent win came in November 2014 when he dominated Doudou Ngumbu in his adopted home of Chicago, earning him this chance against Chavez Jr
Chavez Jr. vs. Fonfara, that takes place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. and will air on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
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