When it was announced that Anderson Silva would be boxing Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., the entire MMA and boxing world exploded. With some actual anticipation in an MMA vs. boxing event, fans are being treated to a night of legends boxing. The main event will feature Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. taking on Hector Camacho Jr. The event takes can be bought on FITE.tv below!
The card is meant to highlight some of the legends of the sport and brings in some of the most popular fighters of all time.
Julio Cesar Chavez is iconic. One of the most popular boxers of all time, the Mexican sports an absurd record of 107-6-2 with 85 knockouts. His last fight was a retirement loss to Grover Wiley in 2005. Hector “Macho” Camacho is similarly coming out of retirement, having last fought in 2010.
Won't lie, I'm kinda excited to see Anderson Silva box this weekend.
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Of course, much of the buzz surrounds Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Senior’s son, taking on the legendary MMA icon, Anderson Silva. Chavez Jr. missed weight for the 183 pound fight and is coming off of a TKO win over Jeyson Minda in 2020. But, after being dismantled by Canelo Alvarez in 2017, Chavez Jr. has been 2-2 being knocked out twice. Anderson Silva isn’t new to boxing and last boxed professionally in 2005. The MMA legend went on to win the Strikeforce and UFC middleweight championship before retiring earlier this year.
Also on the card, Ramon Alvarez, the brother of Canelo, takes on Omar Chavez after his last loss to Lara in 2019.
Be sure to order Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva on FITE.tv this weekend and don’t miss a night of fun and entertaining boxing.
Full Results – Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva
Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. vs. Hector Camacho Jr.
Anderson Silva defeats Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. via split decision
Ramon Alvarez defeats Omar Chavez via decision
Jorge Luis Melendez defeats Kevin Torres via decision (77-75, 77-75, 76-74)
Damian Sosa defeats Abel Mina via split decision (WBO NABO Super Welterweight Title) (94-96, 96-94, 95-94)
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