Julio César Chávez
Nickname: JC

Julio César Chávez

Legend
Born Jul 12, 1962
Age 52
Height 5'7 1/2"
Reach 66"
Head Trainers Buffalo Martin
Stance Orthodox
Style brawler
Division Super Lightweight
Years Active 1980-2001; 2003-2005
Record 107 6 2
NC 0
KOs 86
KO% 74%

  Origin  

Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico

  Profile  

  Strengths  

Punching power
Devastating body attack
Strong chin
Relentlessness

  Facts  

Had only 13 amateur fights

Turned pro at age 17

Before losing to Frankie Randall via a split decision in January 1994, Chavez was an astounding 89-0-1

Six-time world champion in 3 weight divisions.

Record against Champions and Hall of Famers: 16-4-2 (9 KOs)

Julio Cesar Chavez fought 301 rounds in championship fights.

Named The Ring Fighter of the Year for 1990.

His first fight with Meldrick Taylor was named The Ring Fight of the Year for 1990 and Fight of the Decade for the 1990s. 

  Major World Titles  

WBC Spr Featherweight 1984-87
WBA Lightweight 1987-88
WBC Lightweight 1988
WBC Spr Lightweight 1989-94; 1994-96
IBF Jr. Welterweight 1990-91

  Significant Wins  

TKO 3 Buck Smith - 1999
TKO 8 Joey Gamache - 1996
UD12 Giovanni Parisi - 1995
WTD 8 Frankie Randall - 1994
TKO 10 Tony López- 1994
TKO 5 Greg Haugen- 1993
UD 12 Héctor Camacho- 1992
UD 12 Lonnie Smith-1991
TKO 12 Meldrick Taylor- 1990
RTD 10 Roger Mayweather- 1989
TD 11 Jose Luis Ramírez- 1988
TKO 7 Rafael Limón- 1988
TKO 11 Edwin Rosario- 1987
MD 12 Rocky Lockridge-1986
TKO 2 Roger Mayweather- 1985

  Significant Loses  

TKO 6 Kostya Tsyzu - 2000
RTD 8 Oscar De La Hoya- 1998
TKO 4 Oscar De La Hoya - 1996
(Draw 12) Pernell Whitaker -1993

  Amateur Info  

Record: 13-0

  Quotes  

" I saw my mom working ironing and washing peoples clothes, and I promised her I would give her a house someday and she would never have that job again."

Julio César Chávez 

 

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