This Sunday morning Anderson Silva made history once again, but this time it was in boxing. The extraordinary Brazilian fighter, former UFC champion and eternal legend of Mixed Martial Arts, defeated in a ring no less than Julio César Chávez Jr. The son of the mythical Mexican fighter was defeated by a split decision in favor of the South American.
The former UFC Middleweight Champion made his show against Julio César Chávez Jr., achieving a historic split decision victory. Of course, this occurred on the main card of Tribute to the Kings, where the scores were 75-77, 77-75 and 77-75 in favor of Silva. It was an eight-round professional boxing match, paying the Brazilian big money.
Notably Julio César Chávez Jr. He had not been able to reach the agreed weight for this fight, so he finally had to give 100,000 dollars from his bag to Anderson Silva. In that sense, the Mexican really lost a lot of money than he was entitled to, but, without a doubt, the result of the battle was what hurt him the most. In fact, he was liquidated by fans on social media.
In the previous one, Anderson Silva He had said, “I fought for many, many years ago, I fought amateur, I fought professionally, not on the same level as boxing. I did it successfully in a different sport, in Muay Thai and MMA. Now, everything I do in the world of MMA, I think I complete my mission. Me and my team, and I put my heart and all my passion in this sport. Now I need to do something for myself.
Anderson Silva defeated Julio César Chávez Jr. by split decision (75-77, 77-75, 77-75).
Ramon Alvarez defeated Omar Chávez by unanimous decision (80-73, 80-73, 79-73).
Damian Sosa defeated Abel Mina by split decision (96-94, 94-96, 95-94) – to win the WBO Latin SuperWelter title.
Jorge Luis Meléndez defeated Kevin Torres by unanimous decision (77-75, 77-74, 76-74).
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