Julio Cesar Chavez

Oscar De La Hoya makes huge donation to Julio Cesar Chavez cause

Oscar De La Hoya, 10-time world champion, in six different divisions and Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy, presented Julio “J.C.” Cesar Chavez with a donation of $2,000,000 pesos to his namesake foundation. De La Hoya gave to The Julio Cesar Chavez Foundation, as part of the weigh-in...
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Julio César Chávez The Heart Of Mexican Boxing

There is no denying the Mexicans are a special bunch in boxing. A truly amazing country and people, moreover. Highly recommended. While debates among fight fans always exist about all time best lists for Mexico’s best champions one name always consistently goes near the top. Time and time again.

Sundance Review: Eva Longoria Bastón examines the feud and friendship of Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez, Latinx pride in documentary ‘La Guerra Civil’ [Grade: B+]

In sports, there is nothing better than a rivalry. When two opponents step up to face one another, and have nothing more than animosity towards each other and a desire to win, it’s the kind of storytelling you can’t make up. It’s relatable, emotional, and fundamentally human. La Guerra Civil brings us the epic boxing feud between legendary boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez in the 1990s, leading up to their collision against one another in 1996. But for each fighter, it was more than just about winning a boxing title, or proving who was the best between the two of them. No, it was a battle to determine who was the real face of Mexican boxing. But both men’s path to this fight are full of hard work and similarities.

Management: Jake Paul Has Asked To Fight Julio César Chávez Next

Jake Paul has asked to fight a boxer not named Tommy Fury next: second-generation veteran Julio César Chávez Jr. The news comes courtesy of Paul’s management team. Paul is always searching for the next co-star to his next pay-per-view venture. Typically, and almost exclusively, those targets are mixed-martial-artists, as evident by his three most recent wins over Ben Askren and Tyron Woodley (2).

Watch: Ray Leonard, Julio Cesar Chávez and Roberto Duran on Canelo

Say what you want but boxing fans the world over can’t complain. In an up and down time for the world for obvious reasons boxing consistently produced great match ups. Not least involving pound for pound number one Canelo Alvarez. Alvarez was the most busy out of any of...
Awful Announcing

DAZN’s Eva Longoria-directed “La Guerra Civil,” on Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez, selected for Sundance

Streaming service DAZN has been diving into original productions recently, from documentaries to studio productions, and one of their documentaries is now an official 2022 Sundance Film Festival selection. That’s La Guerra Civil, directed by Eva Longoria Bastón and covering the 1990s rivalry between boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez. It will premiere on the opening night of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, January 20th at the Eccles Theater. Here’s more on it from a DAZN release:

Julio Cesar Chavez motivates Isaac Cruz for Gervonta Davis victory

Hard-hitting lightweight contender Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz has embraced the underdog role heading into his showdown against WBA Lightweight Champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis which headlines a SHOWTIME PPV on Sunday, December 5 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. “I have proven time and time again...
Bad Left Hook

WBC teases exhibition bout between Floyd Mayweather and Julio Cesar Chavez

During the WBC’s annual convention, president Mauricio Sulaiman addressed those in attendance while Floyd Mayweather and Julio Cesar Chavez were on stage, narrating a supposed agreement between the two to stage an exhibition bout in the coming year. “At the same time they turn to each other, and they said...
Fox News

Boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez recalls telling drug lords to kick rocks for not bringing cocaine to party

Julio Cesar Chavez won several boxing championships in three weight divisions during his illustrious career but one of the best fights appeared to come outside of the ring. Chavez spoke with Mexican journalist Yordi Rosado about his sobriety and told a story about telling notorious drug lords, including El Chapo Guzman, to leave his victory party because they didn’t bring any cocaine. Chavez said the party happened after he beat Hector Camacho in September 1992.
The Ring Magazine

Julio Cesar Chavez Special Issue available on Digital Now

We’re pleased to let you know that the October digital issue of The Ring is now online! This month, we’re adding to our popular series of special issues with a tribute to El Gran Campeon Mexicano, Julio Cesar Chavez. The magazine is packed with commentary from the Lion of Culiacan...

Mike Tyson & Julio Cesar Chavez To Be Immortalized As Funko Pops

Funko Pops are a status symbol for today’s generation of athletes, celebrities and movie/TV shows. In the words of Warren G “you can’t be any geek off the street” in order to be immortalized for generations to come. In January of 2021 it was announced that rising boxing star and...

Julio Cesar Chavez Urges Son To Retire Following Anderson Silva Loss

Julio Cesar Chavez isn’t pleased with the efforts of his sons, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Omar Chavez. On June 19, Chavez Jr. took on former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in a pro boxing match. After the first two rounds, it was clear that Silva was the fresher fighter of the two and he began to pick up some steam. Chavez Jr. had issues with Silva’s awkward movement, at least by boxing standards. The bout went the distance and Silva was awarded the split decision victory.