Anderson Silva vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Boxing Bout Rumored


Anderson Silva
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – APRIL 17: UFC Middleweight fighter Anderson Silva of Brazil seems on earlier than the UFC Media Day at Escola de Boxe Cesario Bezerra on April 17, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Picture by Buda Mendes/Getty Photographs)

MMA Middleweight legend Anderson Silva is reportedly in talks for a boxing match towards the previous WBC middleweight world boxing champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. “The Spider” was talked about particularly by Chavez Jr. in a press convention saying an occasion that includes him and his youthful brother, Omar Chavez, boxing in bouts main as much as a principal occasion headlined by their father, the legendary Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. Silva and his crew haven’t confirmed their participation within the occasion, so the potential matchup stays a rumor at this level.

Anderson Silva and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Anderson Silva is greatest remembered for his legendary UFC middleweight title run, the place he defended it 10 instances, throughout an undefeated streak the place he additionally fought at gentle heavyweight a number of instances. Nonetheless, since dropping the title to Chris Weidman in 2013, Silva has solely received one out of his final 9 fights. Most not too long ago, he parted methods with the UFC final 12 months after his loss to #9 ranked UFC middleweight Uriah Corridor.

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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is greatest identified for being the son of Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., the famed Mexican boxer and world champion who was undefeated in his first 87 fights. As soon as thought of to be the “way forward for Mexican boxing”, Chavez Jr. himself held the WBC middleweight title and defended it thrice till he was defeated by Sergio Martinez. He final fought towards Jeyson Minda final November, the place he emerged with a TKO victory after 4 rounds.

The struggle, if it goes forward, can be the co-main on the particular boxing occasion “Tribute to the Kings” the place Chavez Sr. will headline in an exhibition bout towards Hector Camacho Jr., the son of his late nice rival, Hector “Macho” Camacho. The doable Anderson Silva/Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bout can be on the gentle heavyweight boxing weight class of 175 kilos and happen over 10 rounds, based on 15rounds.com.

 

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