Julio César Chávez y Vicente Fernández

Julio César Chávez González dedicated an emotional message to Vicente Fernandez after his death at 81 years of age.

“You are already with God, my dear old man you left the day of the Guadalupe’s Virgin“He commented in a post by Instagram. “I have such great pride that you told me that I was the only one who could sing the anthem in a fight, I love you. Thanks for so much rest in peace Don Vicente Fernández“.

The mythical singer of ranchera music was the guest of honor of JC for the fight against Hector Camacho in Las Vegas in 1992 and it was the only time that Don Vicente performed the Mexican national anthem in a boxing match.

That night, JC He had one of the most important victories of his career by beating the Puerto Rican in a unanimous decision for the super lightweight belt of the CMB (119-110, 120-107 and 117-111).

Vicente Fernández’s relationship with Chávez and Canelo

Don Vicente Fernández He was already in delicate health conditions, after being hospitalized in recent months. On August 7, he suffered a fall that severely injured his cervical vertebrae and remained in the hospital where he was diagnosed with the syndrome of Guilllain-Barré. Later he also suffered from pneumonia until his death was confirmed at dawn on December 12.

“It will continue to be the King“, Also published JC in their stories of Instagram, where he was seen sharing photos of both himself and his family, next to Chente.

Another of the Mexican boxing icons who previously expressed his idolatry for Don Vicente it was Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, who last March shared an image with the singer in which he held his belt from the CMB, while wearing a cap of “No Boxing, No Life

That day Saul He posted the photograph on his social networks pointing to Chente as his great idol, while also holding an image signed by the singer.

Vicente Fernandez He starred in about 30 films and had a very successful musical career in which he was active from 1969 to 2016. El charro de Huentitán, Jalisco, He also boasts a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and an award in his career Billboard Hall of Fame.