Julio César Chávez Jr. did not give the weight for the fight before Anderson Silva on his return to the ring, this Saturday, June 19, at the Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara.
“Chavez has failed to make weight with Silva. Ticked 184 pounds, ”he tweeted Marcos Villegas from Fighthub. “The Brazilian gave the weight and now the team of Chavez will have to pay 100,000 dollars ”.
– MARCOS VILLEGAS (@heyitsmarcosv) June 18, 2021
The limit agreed for the fight was 182 pounds, a figure that the Brazilian complied with.
Although the fight will continue, the boxer from Sinaloa will have to pay 100,000 dollars to the former champion of UFC for failing in the roman one.
A little less than 15 days ago, Chavez declared in his account Instagram that he had not yet received a formal contract for the fight and that they wanted to make him silly about payment.
“I have not talked much anymore because I am very disappointed,” he said. “They say pure bullshit. The fart as always is money ”.
Likewise, his ruling in the weight comes after declaring MMA Junkie who believed that the fighters of UFC they were just looking for better bags in boxing than in mixed martial arts.
The son of the legend will return to the ring in 2021 after his triumph over Jeyson minda last November 27, while Silva He will make his second fight in boxing, after 16 years.
Other times he failed with the scale
This is not the first time that JC fails with the weight, because in December 2019, when he faced Daniel jacobs, he scored 172.9 pounds when the limit was 168.
Also in July 2015 he experienced a similar situation, when he fought with Marcos “Dorado” Reyes at 170.8 pounds, when the limit was 170.
The combat will be co-star of the return of his father Julio Cesar Chavez in a four-round exhibition with Héctor “Machito” Camacho.