Manny pacquiao ensures that Julio Cesar Chavez He is his boxing idol and he showed his admiration for the legendary Mexican boxer.
“This man (Julio Cesar Chavez) is my boxing idol, my favorite of all, “he said. Pacquiao next to Chavez in an interview with Aztec TV prior to his rematch with Timothy bradley. “When I started boxing in 1992, I had a lot of Vhs with fights from him ”.
In the talk, a love was appreciated between the Sinaloan and Pacman, and even the Mexican approached on several occasions to hug him and tell him that he was very strong for their fight.
Manny he even made a joke, inviting both boxers to eat Thai food.
Also during the interview, Erik morales Y Marco Antonio Barrera they made suggestions to the Filipino to be able to beat Bradley and the two reminded him that for them he was a winner in the first of their crashes in 2012.
“You have to hit the body a lot. When he least expects it, there you are going to screw it up, “he said. Chavez.
That defeat with Bradley it meant to Pacquiao an important moment in your career. After her, he was knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez in a historic fight that saw the Mexican triumph in the closing of an epic trilogy.
Manny, subsequently, he defeated Bradley a couple more times in his career, picking up his successful path to more world titles.
Pacquiao reacted to Chávez giving him a favorite over Spence
By 2021, prior to his fight with Errol Spence, Pacquiao he was questioned about the favoritism he had given him Julio Cesar Chavez unlike the bookmakers. He was once again grateful to the Mexican legend.
“July He is one of my favorite fighters in life, I am very grateful that he has made me a favorite ”, confessed the Philippine champion.
Almost a month later it became known that Errol spence suffered a tear in the retina of the left eye. That led him to abandon the fight and give rise to Yordenis ugas will be positioned as the new rival of the Filipino.