Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-06-19, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the boxing fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Anderson Silva gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2021).
Silva vs Chavez is one the undercard of Julio Cesar Chavez Sr vs Hector Camacho Jr. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr record
The former Wbc Mw champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr entered this fight with a professional record of 52-5-1 (34 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.71 light heavyweight in the world.
He lost two consecutive matches between 2019 and 2020, against Daniel Jacobs (Daniel Jacobs vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr) and Mario Abel Cazares (Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Mario Abel Cazares), but then he has beat Jeyson Minda in November 2020 (Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Jeyson Minda).
Anderson Silva record
His opponent, the 46-year-old (11 years older than Chavez) black belt in Bjj, tae-kwon-do and former Ufc Mw champion Anderson Silva, has a boxing record of 1-1-0 (1 knockout): he lost to Osmar Luiz Teixeira in 1998 and he beat Julio Cesar De Jesus in 2005.
But ‘The Spider’ Silva is a mixed martial arts legend with a pro mma record of 34-11-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.42 in the mma middleweight division. The last time he won a fight was against Derek Brunson in 2017 (Anderson Silva vs Derek Brunson), since then he has lost three matches, against Israel Adesanya (Israel Adesanya vs Anderson Silva), Jared Cannonier (Anderson Silva vs Jared Cannonier) and Uriah Hall (Uriah Hall vs Anderson Silva).
Among the best fights of Silva we suggest these two:
- Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen 2, bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2012
- Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman, 4-stars match of 2013
Silva’s next fight: Anderson Silva vs Tito Ortiz
Chavez’s next fight: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs David Zegarra
Chavez vs Silva full fight video / highlights
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Chavez vs Silva info
Where: Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Chavez vs Silva result
Anderson Silva defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr via split decision. Scores were 77-75, 77-75, 75-77.