Julio César Chávez

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Julio César Chávez (born on July 12, 1962 in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico) is a retired Mexican professional boxer.[3]

He is a six-time world champion in three weight divisions,[4] and for several years he was considered the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world.[5] In a career that spanned over twenty-five years, Chávez won six world titles in three weight divisions: WBC Super Featherweight in 1984, WBA Lightweight in 1987, WBC Lightweight in 1988, WBC Super Lightweight in 1989, IBF Light Welterweight in 1990, and WBC Super Lightweight in 1994.

Julio César Chávez was known for his outstanding punching power, devastating body attack, remarkable strong chin and the relentless stalking to his opponents.[4] He ranks #24 on ESPN's 50 Greatest Boxers Of All Time.[6] On December 7, 2010, he was inducted in the prestigious International Boxing Hall of Fame for the Class of 2011.[7]


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