Mexico and boxing go hand and hand like fried fish and French fries. The nation has not just given us a plenty of boxing legends, however it has given us the profoundly acclaimed “Mexican way of boxing” too.
There is just one man to whom this forceful and energizing style is credited to Julio Cesar Chavez. Chavez was something beyond a fighter; he was the pride of millions of individuals.
He remained undefeated for a very long time, having contended in right around 90 matches. He won a few welterweight titles under the WBA, WBC and IBF standards.
He was a measurement delivering machine. Chavez holds records like the most title guards, the most title triumphs, and the most noteworthy participation figures during an open air fight.
How about we investigate the profession of apparently the best welterweight fighter ever.
Julio Cesar Chavez’s Early Life
Julio César Chávez González was brought into the world on the twelfth of July, 1962 – to a helpless common family in Obregón, Sonora, Mexico. He had five sisters and four siblings. His family didn’t have a house, and needed to live in a neglected railroad vehicle. His mom likewise worked, doing clothing for other people.
Chavez knew there was cash to be made in boxing. Hence, he left his home at the youthful age of sixteen to gain proficiency with its intricate details. He began enclosing his youngsters, while different fighters generally begin preparing when they can walk. In the city of Tijuana, Chavez would make his genius debut only one year after the fact.
Julio Cesar Chavez’s Amateur Career
Very little is thought about Chavez’s novice profession as a result of how short it was. Furthermore, it was in Mexico when record-keeping was inadequate, best case scenario. Chavez didn’t win any critical prizes or awards; he was a prizefighter. He made his genius debut when he was only 18 years of age.
Julio Cesar Chavez’s Pro Career
After four years, he’d win his first title – the WBC super featherweight title. He completed Mario Martínez in the eighth round and he’d protect the belt multiple times in 3 years. One of these fruitful protections was against Roger Mayweather, the uncle of a specific Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Julio Cesar Chavez’s Superstardom
He’d likewise beat previous boss Juan Laporte and afterward climbed to lightweight. He later tested big-time fighter and a few time best on the planet Edwin Rosario. Chavez conveyed and completed Rosario in the eleventh round, winning the WBA lightweight title.
This procured him the moniker: El César del Boxeo (“The Caesar of Boxing”). He won a lot of more matches and afterward added the WBC and The Ring lightweight titles to his prize bureau. He climbed a division to beat Roger Mayweather again and take his WBC light welterweight title.
Some more triumphs later, he clashed with Olympic gold medalist Meldrick Taylor for the IBF light welterweight title. Notwithstanding an intense fight, Chavez completed Taylor in the twelfth and last round. He then, at that point safeguarded the titles effectively ordinarily, with a major success over Héctor Camacho by consistent choice.
Chavez gets many titles
Two additional successes later, he was to confront Greg Haugen in the greatest battle of his profession. Haugen mocked Chavez’s way of life and his success streak. The untrustworthy each other in a loaded arena with in excess of 130,000 shouting fans. Chavez rebuffed Haugen all through the match until the ref had seen enough.
Chavez climbed to confront Pernell Whittaker for his WBC Welterweight title. The match was bludgeoned by the media and fans the same for finishing in a draw. Two successes later, Chavez was planned to battle Frankie Randall. This finished in a contested split choice, breaking Chavez’s 89-match undefeated streak.
A rematch occurred and Chavez crushed a ridiculous Randall by means of a specialist’s stoppage. He won the WBC light welterweight title all the while. After prevails upon Tony Lopez, Giovanni Parisi, and David Kamau; he was planned to confront the undefeated boxing superstar, Oscar de La Hoya.
Chavez was examining retirement after this battle. Nonetheless, he would get bloodied because of a slice and henceforth lose to de La Hoya. He battled again that very year and confronted Joey Gamache, beating the previous boss through an eighth-round TKO.
In spite of his age, Chavez would challenge for the world title once more. Prior to his match against Miguel Ángel González, he’d get two consistent choice triumphs in succession. Lamentably, he and Gonzalez would have a draw for the empty WBC light welterweight title. After another success, he’d face de La Hoya once more.
This time, de La Hoya won through an eighth-round TKO and held his WBC welterweight title. Two fourth-round TKO wins later, he confronted Willy Wise. Chavez lost a consistent choice to Wise yet got a success over the understudy Buck Smith.
He before long tested Kostya Tszyu for the WBC light welterweight title yet was done most of the way into the battle. He went through a lot of retirements, during which he got back to vindicate his misfortune against Willy Wise. He returned again to overcome Frankie Randall, the one who broke his undefeated streak.
Chavez returned the following year to take care of business and beat Ivan Robinson. That very year, he lost his last match to Grover Wiley, and would at long last resign for great. He had an unhuman record of 107 successes, and only 6 misfortunes. He had vindicated two of these misfortunes.
Chavez left behind an incredible inheritance as he remained undefeated for 89 battles in succession, and made endless records. He likewise won 6 big showdowns in 3 distinct divisions. He prepared for some hard-hitting and invigorating Mexican warriors.
Julio Cesar Chavez Outside Boxing
At present, Chavez’s total assets is assessed at around $15 million. His children Omar and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are fighters too. Chavez Jr. is a refined fighter, and a previous middleweight champ. Chavez has done a great deal of noble cause work and has battled in shows for great aims.
He is dynamic via online media and looks to make a rebound.