A break up determination loss to MMA fighter Anderson Silva could possibly be probably the most embarrassing defeat of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s profession
ANDERSON SILVA, a former star of the UFC, now 46 years previous, is a blended martial artist who’d solely boxed in two professional bouts earlier than and never since 2005. Boxing him was speculated to do one thing for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In Julio’s telling, it’d tee him up for a rematch with Canelo Alvarez. It was definitely an eight spherical train that might have led Chavez Junior again to significant fights, however provided that Junior did the naked minimal – if that’s he received. However on Saturday evening (June 19) in Mexico the son of a legend didn’t handle that. After eight rounds on the Estadio Jalisco in Guadalajara he misplaced a choice.
It’s a crushing outcome, compounded by Chavez Junior coming in over the agree weight restrict as soon as once more. This was made at 182lbs, Chavez scaled 184¼lbs and needed to hand over a money penalty to his opponent. Silva, 10 years older than Chavez Jr, made the load. He additionally received the battle.
This break up determination could possibly be probably the most embarrassing lack of Chavez’s profession, who triggered a close to riot in Phoenix in 2019 when he retired himself on his stool after 5 rounds with Danny Jacobs. That embarrassment might have been all of the extra acute on condition that his former opponent Canelo Alvarez was watching and the nice Julio Cesar Chavez himself was acting on the cardboard in an exhibition with Hector Camacho Jnr.
“I feel it may have been a draw,” Chavez Jnr mentioned afterwards. “I didn’t throw extra punches. He didn’t do a lot injury. There have been just a few rounds that went forwards and backwards.”
Silva naturally was delighted. “I like preventing,” he mentioned. “Boxing was my dream for a few years. I wanted to indicate my respect for boxing. I would like to return right here and do my finest.”