Tag Archives: Julio Cesar Chavez

Ryan Garcia Headlines Thursday’s Show on ESPN From Fantasy Springs

Ryan “KingRy” Garcia strode through a sea of reporters at a media workout handling questions and interviews surprisingly adroit for a prizefighter

Pacquiao Was Insulted; JC Superstar Can Relate

Jeff Horn and challenger Terence Crawford. Arum had Pacquiao pencilled in to fight former WBO 140-pound champion Mike Alvarado in a 10-round contest.

Southern California, the Soul of Boxing: Part 2 (How It Came to Be)

Though Southern California produced the first ever featherweight world champion when Solly “Garcia” Smith captured it in the 1890s, the sparsely populated region

Looking Back at Whitaker-Chavez: A Bitter Pill for “Sweet Pea”

If you thought Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William Travis were outnumbered at the Alamo, try to imagine how Pernell […]

What Was Your Favorite Round of Boxing? 40 Notables Share Their Picks

PART ONE (A-K) OF A TWO-PART SERIES — This is round four, so to speak, of our survey. We previously […]

30 Boxing Notables Recall Their All-Time Favorite Fight(s)

This completes the participative trilogy involving a favorite boxer, a favorite boxing book, and now a favorite fight (though a […]

Canelo Alvarez – Adding to the Rich History of Boxeo Mexicano

MEXICO’S GRAND BOXING TRADITION — Though the fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. turned out to […]

Oscar and Julio and Some Thoughts on Saturday’s Lead-In Bouts

Almost 20 years have passed since Oscar “The Golden Boy” De La Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez last exchanged blows […]

Will the Canelo-Chavez Jr. Match Give Boxing Another Booster Shot?

There is a disconcerting truth about so-called “superfights.” Sometimes, they’re just not that super. And when they aren’t, boxing takes […]

For Some Elite Boxers, `Prime Time’ Can Be Too Short a Time

When a world champion fighter is young, talented and at the top of his form, he can be excused for […]