There was something that did Julio Cesar Chavez as special as a fighter, he was an incredible boxer, who did not express facially how he was in t
There was something that did Julio Cesar Chavez as special as a fighter, he was an incredible boxer, who did not express facially how he was in the ring and who knew how to destroy his rivals.
The legendary Julio Cesar Chavezwho will turn 60 next year, was praised by Sugar Ray Leonardwho highlighted all the qualities that the Mexican warrior showed.
“Undoubtedly July He was a magnificent boxer, a warrior, a specialist,” he said. leonard in an interview published by Edgar Valero on his Twitter account. “What impressed me the most was the way he destroyed his opponents.”
leonardwho is considered among the best boxers in history and who starred in various wars, only had words of praise for Chavez.
“He was one of the few guys who was a specialist in throwing, hitting the body,” he recalled. “He knew how to stop his rivals, he was very methodical, very precise.”
Sugar Ray Leonard was an admirer of Chavez. Remember his fights and how the face of the Mexican fighter was always the same.
– 5 and counting… Heading to the 60th anniversary of the “Great Mexican Champion”@SugarRayLeonard one of the greatest in history speaks of the perfection of @Jcchavez115: “He was a magnificent boxer, methodical and precise. A warrior, a specialist who knew how to destroy his opponent”… pic.twitter.com/1sGL7DUiPr
– Edgar Valero (@EdgarValero_) July 8, 2022
Was Chavez that special as a fighter? Sugar Ray Leonard says he was amazing
At no time did he show concern, fatigue or frustration, so it was difficult for the rivals to know what was happening at that time with the three-time Mexican champion.
“Something I also like about Julio is that his expression never changed,” he said. “His facial expression was always the same, you couldn’t read it.”
And that represents the greatness of Chavez in the ring and that he was a great fighter.
“You couldn’t tell if he was tired, frustrated or something else,” he recalled. “He always kept the same look and that is a sign of greatness, that is a sign of a great fighter.”
And if someone boxed Chavezwhich was the only way to hurt him, the Mexican soon resolved the situation and showed his quality in the ring.
“The only way it could be effective against July it was being a boxer and boxing him,” he said. “Create some problem for him until he solved it, because most of the time he was an incredible fighter.”