News | May 04 2017

Julio Cesar Chavez: ‘This is one of the biggest moments in my life’

Julio Cesar Chavez makes a bold claim ahead of his son's fight with Canelo Alvarez
Julio Cesar Chavez
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MEXICAN icon Julio Cesar Chavez admits his son’s upcoming clash with Canelo Alvarez is a significant moment in his own life and rivals some of the fights from his own Hall of Fame career.

Chavez Jnr fights Canelo at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday (May 6) in what is being billed as the biggest fight in Mexico’s history.

Though his son is a betting underdog, Chavez is confident he can pull off the upset on the grandest stage of his career to date.