Manny pacquiao and Julio Cesar Chavez They starred in an emotional moment when they saw each other in an interview after the weigh-in for the fight that the Filipino will hold this Saturday against Yordenis Ugás.
Chavez, working for Mexican television with Box Azteca, received Manny pacquiao on set to do an interview.
To see it, Pacquiao could not contain the emotion of seeing the great Mexican champion and melted into a warm hug with Julio Cesar Chavez.
– Julio César Chávez (@ Jcchavez115) August 20, 2021
They even joked a bit when Chavez showed him to Pacquiao his sore nose.
“What happened to you?” Pacquiao to Chavez.
And the great Mexican champion replied that Sean I had nudged him. Is about Sean Gibbons, one of the closest advisers to Pacquiao, and who maintains a friendship with Chavez.
Julio César Chávez, an idol for Manny Pacquiao
At various times throughout his career, Manny pacquiao has stated that Julio Cesar Chavez He was his idol when he started boxing.
“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 in 2014. “When I started boxing in 1992, I had a lot of Vhs with fights from him ”.
Chavez and the Filipino have met several times, as Box Azteca has spent dozens of fights of Pacquiao, always with the great Mexican champion in his broadcast team. The meeting between the two legends is always warm, and of mutual admiration.