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In a professional boxing career spanning 25 years and seven months, Julio César Chávez fought 115 times with 107 wins, 6 losses, and 2 draws.
Chávez retired from professional boxing with a record of 107-6-2, which included seven world-title wins and 27 successful title defense fights at three weight classes — super-featherweight, lightweight, and super-lightweight. He had a 74.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 86 of his total 115 fights being knockout wins, 21 of which were in title fights. Chávez suffered four knockout losses in his career, three of which were in title fights.
His last fight was a 4th round RTD defeat to Grover Wiley on September 17, 2005.
Some of Chávez' best fights and notable victories include wins over two Hall-of-Famers (Héctor Camacho and Edwin Rosario), Rocky Lockridge, Roger Mayweather, José Luis Ramírez, Frankie Randall, and Greg Haugen.
|115||Sep 17, 2005||43||Grover Wiley||Loss||RTD4|
|114||May 28, 2005||42||Ivan Robinson||Win||UD|
|113||May 22, 2004||41||Frankie Randall||Win||UD|
|112||Nov 22, 2003||41||Willy Wise||Win||TKO2|
|111||Nov 24, 2001||39||Terry Thomas||Win||TKO2|
|110||Jul 29, 2000||38||Kostya Tszyu||Loss *||TKO6|
|109||Dec 18, 1999||37||Buck Smith||Win||TKO3|
|108||Oct 2, 1999||37||Willy Wise||Loss||UD|
|107||Jul 10, 1999||36||Marty Jakubowski||Win||TKO4|
|106||Apr 1, 1999||36||Verdell Smith||Win||TKO4|
|105||Sep 18, 1998||36||Oscar De La Hoya||Loss *||RTD8|
|104||Jun 25, 1998||35||Ken Sigurani||Win||TKO3|
|103||Mar 7, 1998||35||Miguel Ángel González||Draw *||SD|
|102||Jun 28, 1997||34||Larry LaCoursiere||Win||UD|
|101||Mar 29, 1997||34||Tony Martin||Win||UD|
|100||Oct 12, 1996||34||Joey Gamache||Win||TKO8|
|99||Jun 7, 1996||33||Oscar De La Hoya||Loss *||TKO4|
|98||Feb 9, 1996||33||Scott Walker||Win||TKO2|
|97||Sep 16, 1995||33||David Kamau||Win *||UD|
|96||Jul 29, 1995||33||Craig Houk||Win||KO1|
|95||Apr 8, 1995||32||Giovanni Parisi||Win *||UD|
|94||Dec 10, 1994||32||Tony Lopez||Win *||TKO10|
|93||Sep 17, 1994||32||Meldrick Taylor||Win *||TKO8|
|92||May 7, 1994||31||Frankie Randall||Win *||TD|
|91||Jan 29, 1994||31||Frankie Randall||Loss *||SD|
|90||Dec 18, 1993||31||Andy Holligan||Win *||TKO5|
|89||Oct 30, 1993||31||Mike Powell||Win||TKO4|
|88||Sep 10, 1993||31||Pernell Whitaker||Draw *||MD|
|87||May 8, 1993||30||Terrence Alli||Win *||TKO6|
|86||Apr 10, 1993||30||Silvio Walter Rojas||Win||KO3|
|85||Feb 20, 1993||30||Greg Haugen||Win *||TKO5|
|84||Dec 13, 1992||30||Marty Jakubowski||Win||TKO6|
|83||Oct 31, 1992||30||Bruce Pearson||Win||KO3|
|82||Sep 12, 1992||30||Héctor Camacho||Win *||UD|
|81||Aug 1, 1992||30||Frankie Mitchell||Win *||TKO4|
|80||Apr 10, 1992||29||Angel Hernandez||Win *||TKO5|
|79||Mar 13, 1992||29||Juan Soberanes Ramos||Win||KO4|
|78||Dec 13, 1991||29||Ignacio Perdomo||Win||RTD7|
|77||Nov 12, 1991||29||Jorge Alberto Melian||Win||KO4|
|76||Sep 14, 1991||29||Lonnie Smith||Win *||UD|
|75||Apr 26, 1991||28||Tommy Small||Win||KO4|
|74||Mar 18, 1991||28||John Duplessis||Win *||TKO4|
|73||Dec 8, 1990||28||Kyung-Duk Ahn||Win *||TKO3|
|72||Nov 8, 1990||28||Jaime Balboa||Win||TKO4|
|71||Aug 18, 1990||28||Russell Mosley||Win||KO3|
|70||Jul 5, 1990||27||Akwei Addo||Win||KO2|
|69||Mar 17, 1990||27||Meldrick Taylor||Win *||TKO12|
|68||Dec 16, 1989||27||Alberto de las Mercedes Cortes||Win *||TKO3|
|67||Nov 18, 1989||27||Sammy Fuentes||Win *||RTD10|
|66||Oct 27, 1989||27||Ramon Aramburu||Win||KO3|
|65||Oct 9, 1989||27||Rodolfo Batta||Win||KO1|
|64||Jul 30, 1989||27||Kenny Vice||Win||TKO3|
|63||May 13, 1989||26||Roger Mayweather||Win *||RTD10|
|62||Oct 29, 1988||26||José Luis Ramírez||Win *||TD|
|61||Aug 1, 1988||26||Vernon Buchanan||Win||TKO3|
|60||Jun 4, 1988||25||Rafael Limón||Win||TKO7|
|59||Apr 16, 1988||25||Rodolfo Aguilar||Win *||TKO6|
|58||Mar 5, 1988||25||Nicky Perez||Win||TKO3|
|57||Nov 21, 1987||25||Edwin Rosario||Win *||TKO11|
|56||Aug 21, 1987||25||Danilo Cabrera||Win *||UD|
|55||Apr 18, 1987||24||Francisco Tomas Da Cruz||Win *||TKO3|
|54||Dec 12, 1986||24||Juan Laporte||Win *||UD|
|53||Aug 3, 1986||24||Rocky Lockridge||Win *||MD|
|52||Jun 13, 1986||23||Refugio Rojas||Win *||TKO7|
|51||May 15, 1986||23||Faustino Martires Barrios||Win *||TKO5|
|50||Mar 22, 1986||23||Roberto Collins Lindo||Win||KO2|
|49||Dec 19, 1985||23||Jeff Bumpus||Win||TD|
|48||Sep 21, 1985||23||Dwight Pratchett||Win *||UD|
|47||Jul 7, 1985||22||Roger Mayweather||Win *||TKO2|
|46||Apr 19, 1985||22||Ruben Castillo||Win *||TKO6|
|45||Jan 1, 1985||22||Manuel Hernandez||Win||TKO3|
|44||Sep 13, 1984||22||Mario Martínez||Win *||TKO8|
|43||Jun 13, 1984||21||Delfino Mendoza||Win||KO3|
|42||May 4, 1984||21||Ramon Avitia||Win||KO6|
|41||Dec 30, 1983||21||Armando Flores||Win||KO3|
|40||Sep 1, 1983||21||Adriano Arreola||Win||PTS|
|39||Jul 16, 1983||21||Benjamin Abarca||Win||KO5|
|38||Jun 15, 1983||20||Romero Sandoval||Win||KO2|
|37||May 1, 1983||20||Javier Fragoso||Win||KO4|
|36||Apr 4, 1983||20||Ernesto Herrera||Win||KO2|
|35||Feb 25, 1983||20||Othoniel Lopez||Win||KO4|
|34||Dec 11, 1982||20||Jerry Lewis||Win||KO6|
|33||Oct 23, 1982||20||Jerry Lewis||Win||KO5|
|32||Sep 28, 1982||20||Jose Resendez||Win||KO6|
|31||Aug 20, 1982||20||Santos Rodriguez||Win||KO8|
|30||Jul 19, 1982||20||Gustavo Salgado||Win||KO2|
|29||May 8, 1982||19||Juan Carlos Alvarado||Win||KO3|
|28||Apr 26, 1982||19||Benny Abarca||Win||PTS|
|27||Mar 11, 1982||19||Johnny Jensen||Win||KO3|
|26||Feb 19, 1982||19||Carlos Bryant||Win||KO2|
|25||Feb 4, 1982||19||Ramon Peraza||Win||KO1|
|24||Jan 29, 1982||19||Jesús García||Win||KO2|
|23||Jan 12, 1982||19||Ramon Luque||Win||KO1|
|22||Dec 17, 1981||19||Manuel Vasquez||Win||KO7|
|21||Oct 19, 1981||19||Jose Angel Medina||Win||KO6|
|20||Sep 25, 1981||19||Jorge Ramirez||Win||KO2|
|19||Aug 31, 1981||19||Daniel Felizardo||Win||KO3|
|18||Aug 7, 1981||19||Jesus Cuate Lara||Win||KO2|
|17||Jul 27, 1981||19||Daniel Martinez||Win||KO1|
|16||Jul 10, 1981||18||Bobby Fernandez||Win||KO3|
|15||Jun 26, 1981||18||Fidel Navarro||Win||KO1|
|14||Jun 5, 1981||18||Victor Gamez||Win||KO1|
|13||May 8, 1981||18||Eduardo Lalo Acosta||Win||KO2|
|12||Mar 4, 1981||18||Miguel Ruiz||Win||KO1|
|11||Feb 2, 1981||18||Julio Gaxiola||Win||KO4|
|10||Dec 15, 1980||18||Roberto Flores||Win||KO3|
|9||Nov 26, 1980||18||Andres Felix||Win||KO2|
|8||Oct 13, 1980||18||Jesus Martinez||Win||KO1|
|7||Sep 22, 1980||18||Jesus Cuate Lara||Win||PTS|
|6||Sep 5, 1980||18||Miguel Cebrero||Win||PTS|
|5||Jul 18, 1980||18||Tito Geraldo||Win||PTS|
|4||May 20, 1980||17||Roberto Garcia||Win||TKO6|
|3||Apr 8, 1980||17||Ramon Flores||Win||KO3|
|2||Mar 3, 1980||17||Fidencio Cebreros||Win||PTS|
|1||Feb 5, 1980||17||Andres Felix||Win||KO2|
* World-title fight
Julio César Chávez (J.C. Superstar) is a 61-year old retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Obregón, Sonora, Mexico on July 12, 1962. He is a former three-weight-class world champion. Chávez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2011. His professional boxing career spanned more than 25 years — from 1980 to 2005.
Chávez made his professional boxing debut against Andres Felix at the age of 17 on February 5, 1980, defeating Felix via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 86 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 72 wins via stoppage.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 22 on September 13, 1984 after 43 professional fights, against Mario Martínez for the super-featherweight WBC (vacant) title. He defeated Martínez via 8th round TKO to become the super-featherweight champion of the world.
Julio César Chávez was a two-time unified world champion — at super-lightweight and lightweight, and has won seven world titles at three weight classes. For all the details about Chávez' world title wins and defenses refer to "Julio César Chávez World Titles".
Chávez had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Grover Wiley on September 17, 2005. Chávez lost the fight via 4th round RTD. It's been 18 years, 2 months, and 18 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Chávez' fights refer to "All of Julio César Chávez' fights".
Chávez fought a total of 115 times during his professional career, which includes 37 world-title fights at four weight divisions. He was among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These 11 fights are the highlight of his career.
September 13, 1984: Chávez wins his first world title by defeating Mario Martínez via 8th round TKO. He is now the WBC super-featherweight world champion.
July 7, 1985: Chávez successfully defends the WBC super-featherweight title against Roger Mayweather, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.
August 3, 1986: Chávez successfully defends the WBC super-featherweight title against Rocky Lockridge, winning the fight via 12 round majority decision.
December 12, 1986: Chávez successfully defends the WBC super-featherweight title against Juan Laporte, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
November 21, 1987: Chávez wins the WBA lightweight title from Edwin Rosario, by beating Rosario via 11th round TKO.
October 29, 1988: Chávez becomes a unified lightweight world champion by beating José Luis Ramírez via 11 round technical decision. He now holds the WBA, WBC, and The Ring lightweight world-champion belts.
May 13, 1989: Chávez wins the WBC super-lightweight title from Roger Mayweather, by beating Mayweather via 10th round RTD.
March 17, 1990: Chávez becomes a unified super-lightweight world champion by beating Meldrick Taylor via 12th round TKO. He now holds the WBC and IBF super-lightweight world-champion belts.
September 12, 1992: Chávez successfully defends the WBC super-lightweight title against Héctor Camacho, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
February 20, 1993: Chávez successfully defends the WBC super-lightweight title against Greg Haugen, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.
May 7, 1994: Chávez wins the WBC super-lightweight title from Frankie Randall, by beating Randall via 8 round technical decision.
Chávez was a three-weight-division world champion. He has held seven world titles, two of which were vacant title wins, and the rest five were lineal championship wins.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
|Super-lightweight||WBC 2x, IBF|
|Lightweight||WBA, WBC, The Ring|