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The last exhibition fight of the Mexican boxing legend, Julio Cesar Chavez, still gives fabric to cut. The images that showed the “Mr. Knockout” with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez inside the ring they stole the attention of the event. But after that gesture, Chávez Jr. seems to have been felt and lashed out at “Canelo”.
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The two best Mexican boxers in history. Two of the best Mexican athletes in history
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“I don’t think my dad loved ‘Canelo’ as a son because, to begin with, my dad likes men, but men!”, Expressed Julio César Chávez Jr. in a statement he made through a Instagram Live and that were compiled by Left.
Chávez Jr.’s statements emerged after a few weeks ago the “Great Mexican Champion” had the gesture of congratulating and praising Saúl Álvarez on the night of his farewell. In contrast to an event where his two children lost, reason that led the “César del Boxeo” to ask for their withdrawal.
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However, Julio César Chávez Jr. would have considered that his father should have measured himself in his statements. Although his true wish was for them to retire, Chávez Jr. thinks he shouldn’t have said it, for the effort they left in the ring, especially his brother Omar.
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🗣️ These were Chávez’s words:
“I prefer that they retire to the chi …”
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“My dad is a little worried because he felt that what he said, maybe I didn’t have to say it, why you want it or not my brother Omar, poor thing, with the cut and made him want to. It wasn’t the perfect night“Said the son of the” Great Mexican Champion. “
Finally, the boxer considered that his father’s anger does not go through him. Chávez Jr. argued that claim by stating that he is the only son who has fought since he was 16 years old. “I never anger my dadHe has many children and the only one who has always boxed since he was 16 years old and who has taken care of him since he was 8 is me, he cannot say that he is angry “, he concluded.
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.