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Julio Cesar Chavez: The Greatest Mexican Boxer Ever !

Julio Cesar Chavez is one of Mexico’s greatest sporting icons, earning a reputation for his unrelenting all-action style. Julio Cesar Chavez has etched his place in boxing history, as The Greatest Mexican Boxer Ever to step between the ropes.

Known for his explosive punching power, devastating body attacks and relentless pressure fighting tactics. Julio Cesar Chavez was widely recognized as one of boxing’s pound-for-pound kings by sports fans across the globe.

Still currently holding the record for the longest unbeaten streak in boxing, Julio Cesar Chavez had amassed a sensational record of 107 wins with only six losses by the end of his 25-year long career, as well as becoming a six-time world champion across three different weight divisions.

After almost 20 years since his last professional bout, we look back at the legendary speed and power of boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez.

After spending the majority of his career headlining events in Mexico, Julio Cesar Chavez was introduced to American fight fans when he faced former champion Roger Mayweather in his US network tv debut on a don king promotion.

The Mexican slugger was eager to impress and immediately got to work catching Mayweather with two crunching right hands in the second round, but referee Richard Steele incorrectly scored the knockdown as a slip.

Back to his feet without his mandatory eight count to recover, Mayweather was sent crashing back down to the canvas just seconds later, following another perfectly timed right hand.

Showing no mercy Julio Cesar Chavez relentlessly went looking for the finish, unleashing a constant barrage of attacks until referee Richard steele intervened and saved roger from any further punishment. It was an impressive display of speed and power from Chavez, who had taken full advantage of his opportunity to fight on US tv, and improved his record to 47 wins with zero losses.

Making the fifth defense of his WBC super featherweight title on another don king promotion, Julio Cesar Chavez faced off with fellow Mexican Refugio Rojas in front of a packed house in Madison Square Garden.

Backing up and picking off his opponent in the early rounds, Julio Cesar Chavez was able to land his devastating blows with ease, resulting in resilient Rojas being sent through the ropes in the fifth.

Fighting on borrowed time, rugged Rojas went down again in the following frame after taking a crushing left hook to the chin.

Showing incredible heart and toughness to remain in the contest, Rojas found himself down again in the seventh, following a stunning two-punch combination to the head.

The referee finally called a halt to the contest at the end of the seventh round, following a barrage of unanswered blows from the promising Mexican star.

In a truly memorable and dramatic fight that resulted in one of boxing’s most controversial endings, as well as earning ring magazine’s fight of the year award for 1990, Julio Cesar Chavez returned to Las Vegas to face unbeaten IBF champion Meldrick Taylor.

Putting on an incredible display of boxing skill and hand speed, Taylor was able to land at will against the always aggressive, but defensively flawed Julio Cesar Chavez throughout the first four rounds.

At landing and now pointing the Mexican with ease, Taylor elected to reduce his movement and attempted to outman the tough Julio Cesar Chavez in an up-close affair.

Capitalizing on the opportunity to trade up close, Julio Cesar Chavez was able to land his relentless clubbing blows resulting in severe swelling around the eyes of the IBF champion.

Badly battered and bleeding profusely, exhausted Taylor was sent crashing to the canvas from a perfectly timed right hand with just 15 seconds left of the final frame. With just two seconds left on the clock, referee Richard Steele dean Taylor unable to continue and waved off the contest.

It was one of the greatest ever come from behind victories for Chavez, who put on an incredible display of toughness and determination to battle through adversity and finish his opponent inside the distance. This fight contributed to making him The Greatest Mexican Boxer Ever.

In a highly anticipated battle between Mexico and Puerto Rico, Julio Cesar Chavez returned to Vegas to face Hector Macho Camacho.

Eager to inflict pain on his opponent, Julio Cesar Chavez immediately got to work pressuring Camacho, unleashing devastating blows to head and body from the opening belt.

Opting to box and move throughout the early rounds, Macho Camacho struggled to deal with the relentless pressure being applied by Julio Cesar Chavez, who was depleting the Puerto Ricans gas tank with his signature body attacks.

Under consistent pressure with no sign of victory in sight, Camacho was forced into survival mode from the middle round onwards, allowing Julio Cesar Chavez to tee off with his powerful pinpoint accurate blows, inflicting damage to macho’s left eye.

Julio Cesar Chavez had completely outclassed and outgunned his Puerto Rican rival, with one judge scoring every single round to the Mexican, who was competing in his 23rd consecutive championship level fight.

Fighting in front of a record-breaking 130 000 strong crowd in Azteca stadium, Julio Cesar Chavez stepped in against former two-time world champion Greg Haugen,

Enraged by Haugen’s pre-fight comments, Julio Cesar Chavez had his cocky foe down just seconds into the first round from a pair of sharp right hand.

Putting on an incredible display of speed and power, Chavez patiently picked his punches for the first five rounds, before stunning Haugen and ruthlessly looking for the finish.

Back to his feet but badly hurt defenseless Haugen was wiped out just seconds later, as Chavez unleashed a barrage of unanswered punches, forcing referee joe Cortez to intervene and call a halt to the contest.

Julio Cesar Chavez had his hand raised for the 85th time as a professional, and retained his status as the biggest star in boxing.

After avenging his first career defeat to Frankie Randall, Julio Cesar Chavez returned to Las Vegas to face former foe Meldrick Taylor.

In a similar fashion to their first bout four years prior, Taylor was able to use his fast hands and superior footwork to out point the Mexican in the early rounds.

Showing his iron chin and steely determination, undeterred Julio Cesar Chavez continued to walk his man down unleashing bombs to head and body, sending a tiring tailor down in the eighth from a perfectly timed left hook.

Taylor beat the count, but his challenge was terminated merely seconds later, following a barrage of unanswered blows, forcing referee Mills Lane to intervene and call a halt to the contest.

it was another impressive display of speed and power from Julio Cesar Chavez, who improved his record to 91 wins, one loss and one draw with 78 coming by way of knockout.

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