Anderson Silva He told what he said to Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez at the end of his combat against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and he said excited by the congratulations that the Mexican gave him.
“I have been a big fan of Canelo for years, “said the Brazilian at the end of the confrontation. “I have followed his career and I love boxing. Canelo he is a gentleman, he is very respectful ”.
The former middleweight champion of the UFC He defeated the Sinaloan by split decision by a double card of 77-75 and 75-77.
Although the judges observed a very close fight, the reality is that Silva He gave a very dignified performance against an opponent with a long history and showed that his boxing is of a very high level.
“He showed his reason for being a champion by speaking to me,” he commented. “I am very happy and I cannot believe that Canelo has spoken to me. I’m very happy”.
Canelo enjoyed much of the billboard starring Julio Cesar Chavez in the front row.
First he observed his brother Ramón “Inocente” Álvarez in view of Omar Chavez, living with great intensity the work he did in the ring.
Then he was aware of the combat between Anderson and the Jr., and when the Brazilian was named as the winner, he went up to congratulate him and give him some words of encouragement.
Later it was part of the contest between the legend and Hector Camacho Jr., because in the last round Chavez He asked him to get on his corner to support him.
This was the second professional boxing match for Anderson Silva Y Jake paul invited him to be part of the August 1 billboard to face Roy Jones Jr.
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