Feature | Mar 17 2016

Ultimate heartbreak – Julio Cesar Chavez v Meldrick Taylor revisited

On the 26th anniversary of one of boxing's most dramatic endings, Oliver Goldstein helps you to relive the drama of Julio Cesar Chavez v Meldrick Taylor
Julio Cesar Chavez v Meldrick Taylor
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WE present Oliver Goldstein’s fascinating feature on Julio Cesar Chavez v Meldrick Taylor in this week’s issue of Boxing News magazine. This is out now on our app and the print version is in stores on Thursday (March 17). Here is an excerpt that expertly sets the scene.

GOING into the 12th round at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, he had a busted lip and a fractured eye. He had lost nearly two pints of blood. Later, he would spend a night in hospital receiving blood transfusions. Still, Meldrick Taylor was two scorecards up – 108-101 and 107-102. He’d landed nearly 450 punches. There was surely no way he could lose. Except there was. The rest is history, even if it’s history

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