“Canelo will not be better than me; I got to 90 fights undefeated, ”says Julio César Chávez

Canelo Álvarez y Julio César Chávez

Julio Cesar Chavez I consider that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez won’t be a better fighter than him, after Eddy reynoso He affirmed that the man from Guadalajara was going to end his career as the best Mexican in history.

“Yes, it may be, why not? He is his manager and logically he takes care of his product “, replied the legend in an interview with Hobby. “The cinnamon he is a great fighter who has earned what he has. He is definitely not going to be better than me because he already lost a fight and I reached 90 undefeated ”.

Saúl has a 55-1-2 record, of which 37 he won on the fast track. The only one in which he fell was before Floyd mayweather in September 2013 and the draws were against Jorge Juarez in June 2006, in his fifth professional contest, and the other against Gennady Golovkin in September 2017.

“The styles are different,” he added. JC Chavez about the comparisons between both boxers. “What he has he has earned and sometimes receives unfair criticism from people, but the public is like that.”

For its part, July father finished his career with a record of 107-6-2, winning 85 bouts by knockout. His first defeat was in January 1994 against Frankie randall by split decision, but in May of that year he took revenge and knocked him out.

“He would have been not only the best fighter in Mexico, but from all over the world, because who would have had that record, “he added Chavez about what he could have done better in his career. “Unfortunately when I got to 90 fights undefeated I felt like I had already accomplished it all and I veered off the wrong track.”

The professional debut of the Sinaloan boxer was in 1980 and he ended up retiring in 2005, after falling against Grover Wiley.

“The defeats began to come, logically the victories also came, because I was a natural fighter, a good fighter,” he considered. “Definitely I would have reached 100 fights undefeated.”

On June 19 of this year, he will return to the ring in an exhibition fight against the son of Héctor “Macho” Camacho. On that same billboard it will also be Chavez Jr. facing Anderson Silva.

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