Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. He contradicted his father’s request and assured that he has many more fights left in his boxing career.
“Don’t be discouraged, I’m never going to do it,” he said. Chavez Jr. to Fine Boxing. “Until I decide not to box, until that day I’m going to retire.”
The words of the Jr. They arrive after their father said that he preferred that his two sons already hang up their gloves, after their defeats in the last exhibition of JC on Jalisco, on June 19.
Chavez Jr. He has lost four bouts between 2017 and 2021. In the clash he experienced against Anderson Silva he was overtaken by the Brazilian by split decision.
The mixed martial arts star had not boxed professionally for about 16 years, but during the fight he was superior to the Mexican, who did not even meet the weight stipulated in the previous one.
Regarding the defeat, the son of the legend affirmed that he did not arrive in optimal health conditions and that led him to be surpassed by the South American.
“I got on with a cracked rib, weighing 84 kilos and apart from all I had bronchitis and the flu,” he confessed. “Still I think the fight was a draw. I was at 40%. I did good things like throwing several chingazos ”.
However, JC He does not lose heart and sets his goal to reach 100 fights before putting an end to his career.
“I want to reach 100 fights, it will be very difficult, I will have to fight several times, it is more until doing it for free, but I do not doubt that I will be able to achieve it,” he considered.
Chavez accumulates at 35 years, 59 professional fights of which he has won 52, lost 6 and tied one.