Tag Archives: Julio Cesar Chavez

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 […]

On Marco Antonio Barrera and The Father of the Left Hook to the Liver

MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA AND “THE FATHER” — Marco Antonio Barrera, “The Baby-Faced Assassin,” will soon see his plaque up on […]