Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Julio Cesar Chavez lived an emotional moment, after the victory of the Jalisco boxer against Billy Joe Saunders.
“I want to tell you head-on that I neither want to be like you, nor equal you,” the boxer began in the broadcast of Box Azteca, “Because you are great and have been the best for me.”
As usually happens in the fighting of Canelo, spoke with different media and when he arrived with Aztec TV ran into the legend.
During the last months there was some controversy because Eddy reynoso assured that Alvarez he was going to finish higher in Mexican boxing.
“I saw it in videos to learn from you, my respects,” he continued. Saul. “But I want to make my own story and be one of the best, but my respects to you, always.”
After those words, Chavez He responded and praised what he did in the ring and for the more than 70 thousand people who entered the AT&T Stadium to watch him fight.
“Equally, Canelo“, Told him Julius Caesar. “I want to congratulate you because you broke a record that was supposedly not going to be broken and look, there it is for all the envious ones.”
Saul Alvarez defeated by technical knockout Billy Joe Saunders in the eighth round, after he landed a right uppercut that broke the Brit’s cheekbone.
This is not the first time Canelo shows his admiration to Julio Cesar Chavez, whom he has called an idol.
In the past when he faced JC Chávez Jr. put aside Saul a bet out of respect for the Mexican legend.
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