Julio César Chávez Record & Stats

Julio César Chávez Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 25 years and 7 months, Julio César Chávez fought 115 times with 107 wins, 6 losses, and 2 draws. By his last professional fight on September 17, 2005, Chávez' boxing record stood at 107-6-2 (86 KO wins, 4 KO losses).

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Obregón, Sonora, Mexico
“J.C. Superstar”
Born
Jul 12, 1962
Age
60
Debut
Feb 5, 1980
Record
107-6-2
Rounds
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KOs
86 (74.8%)
Height
171 cm
Reach
173 cm
Ape Index
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Julio César Chávez' record and stats
Julio César Chávez' Record

      Julio César Chávez (J.C. Superstar) is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Obregón, Sonora, Mexico on July 12, 1962. Chávez made his professional boxing debut at the age of 17 on February 5, 1980. He is a former 3-weight-class world champion. He is 60 years old, and will be turning 61 in 5 months and 8 days. Chávez is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights115
      Wins107
      Losses6
      Draws2
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins86
      Total Title Wins7
      Title Defenses27
      Title-Fight KO Wins21
      Losses via KO4
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      115Sep 17, 200543Grover WileyLossRTD4
      114May 28, 200542Ivan RobinsonWinUD
      113May 22, 200441 Frankie RandallWinUD
      112Nov 22, 200341Willy WiseWinTKO2
      111Nov 24, 200139Terry ThomasWinTKO2
      110Jul 29, 200038 Kostya Tszyu LossTKO6
      109Dec 18, 199937Buck SmithWinTKO3
      108Oct 2, 199937Willy WiseLossUD
      107Jul 10, 199936Marty JakubowskiWinTKO4
      106Apr 1, 199936Verdell SmithWinTKO4
      105Sep 18, 199836 Oscar De La Hoya LossRTD8
      104Jun 25, 199835Ken SiguraniWinTKO3
      103Mar 7, 199835 Miguel Ángel González DrawSD
      102Jun 28, 199734Larry LaCoursiereWinUD
      101Mar 29, 199734Tony MartinWinUD
      100Oct 12, 199634Joey GamacheWinTKO8
      99Jun 7, 199633 Oscar De La Hoya LossTKO4
      98Feb 9, 199633 Scott WalkerWinTKO2
      97Sep 16, 199533 David Kamau WinUD
      96Jul 29, 199533Craig HoukWinKO1
      95Apr 8, 199532Giovanni Parisi WinUD
      94Dec 10, 199432 Tony Lopez WinTKO10
      93Sep 17, 199432 Meldrick Taylor WinTKO8
      92May 7, 199431 Frankie Randall WinTD
      91Jan 29, 199431 Frankie Randall LossSD
      90Dec 18, 199331Andy Holligan WinTKO5
      89Oct 30, 199331Mike PowellWinTKO4
      88Sep 10, 199331 Pernell Whitaker DrawMD
      87May 8, 199330Terrence Alli WinTKO6
      86Apr 10, 199330Silvio Walter RojasWinKO3
      85Feb 20, 199330 Greg Haugen WinTKO5
      84Dec 13, 199230Marty JakubowskiWinTKO6
      83Oct 31, 199230Bruce PearsonWinKO3
      82Sep 12, 199230 Héctor Camacho WinUD
      81Aug 1, 199230Frankie Mitchell WinTKO4
      80Apr 10, 199229Angel Hernandez WinTKO5
      79Mar 13, 199229Juan Soberanes RamosWinKO4
      78Dec 13, 199129Ignacio PerdomoWinRTD7
      77Nov 12, 199129Jorge Alberto MelianWinKO4
      76Sep 14, 199129Lonnie Smith WinUD
      75Apr 26, 199128Tommy SmallWinKO4
      74Mar 18, 199128John Duplessis WinTKO4
      73Dec 8, 199028Kyung-Duk Ahn WinTKO3
      72Nov 8, 199028Jaime BalboaWinTKO4
      71Aug 18, 199028Russell MosleyWinKO3
      70Jul 5, 199027Akwei AddoWinKO2
      69Mar 17, 199027 Meldrick Taylor WinTKO12
      68Dec 16, 198927Alberto de las Mercedes Cortes WinTKO3
      67Nov 18, 198927Sammy Fuentes WinRTD10
      66Oct 27, 198927Ramon AramburuWinKO3
      65Oct 9, 198927Rodolfo BattaWinKO1
      64Jul 30, 198927Kenny ViceWinTKO3
      63May 13, 198926 Roger Mayweather WinRTD10
      62Oct 29, 198826 José Luis Ramírez WinTD
      61Aug 1, 198826Vernon BuchananWinTKO3
      60Jun 4, 198825Rafael LimónWinTKO7
      59Apr 16, 198825Rodolfo Aguilar WinTKO6
      58Mar 5, 198825Nicky PerezWinTKO3
      57Nov 21, 198725 Edwin Rosario WinTKO11
      56Aug 21, 198725Danilo Cabrera WinUD
      55Apr 18, 198724Francisco Tomas Da Cruz WinTKO3
      54Dec 12, 198624 Juan Laporte WinUD
      53Aug 3, 198624 Rocky Lockridge WinMD
      52Jun 13, 198623Refugio Rojas WinTKO7
      51May 15, 198623Faustino Martires Barrios WinTKO5
      50Mar 22, 198623Roberto Collins LindoWinKO2
      49Dec 19, 198523Jeff BumpusWinTD
      48Sep 21, 198523Dwight Pratchett WinUD
      47Jul 7, 198522 Roger Mayweather WinTKO2
      46Apr 19, 198522 Ruben Castillo WinTKO6
      45Jan 1, 198522Manuel HernandezWinTKO3
      44Sep 13, 198422 Mario Martínez WinTKO8
      43Jun 13, 198421Delfino MendozaWinKO3
      42May 4, 198421Ramon AvitiaWinKO6
      41Dec 30, 198321Armando FloresWinKO3
      40Sep 1, 198321Adriano ArreolaWinPTS
      39Jul 16, 198321Benjamin AbarcaWinKO5
      38Jun 15, 198320Romero SandovalWinKO2
      37May 1, 198320Javier FragosoWinKO4
      36Apr 4, 198320Ernesto HerreraWinKO2
      35Feb 25, 198320Othoniel LopezWinKO4
      34Dec 11, 198220Jerry LewisWinKO6
      33Oct 23, 198220Jerry LewisWinKO5
      32Sep 28, 198220Jose ResendezWinKO6
      31Aug 20, 198220Santos RodriguezWinKO8
      30Jul 19, 198220Gustavo SalgadoWinKO2
      29May 8, 198219Juan Carlos AlvaradoWinKO3
      28Apr 26, 198219Benny AbarcaWinPTS
      27Mar 11, 198219Johnny JensenWinKO3
      26Feb 19, 198219Carlos BryantWinKO2
      25Feb 4, 198219Ramon PerazaWinKO1
      24Jan 29, 198219Jesús GarcíaWinKO2
      23Jan 12, 198219Ramon LuqueWinKO1
      22Dec 17, 198119Manuel VasquezWinKO7
      21Oct 19, 198119Jose Angel MedinaWinKO6
      20Sep 25, 198119Jorge RamirezWinKO2
      19Aug 31, 198119Daniel FelizardoWinKO3
      18Aug 7, 198119Jesus Cuate LaraWinKO2
      17Jul 27, 198119Daniel MartinezWinKO1
      16Jul 10, 198118Bobby FernandezWinKO3
      15Jun 26, 198118Fidel NavarroWinKO1
      14Jun 5, 198118Victor GamezWinKO1
      13May 8, 198118Eduardo Lalo AcostaWinKO2
      12Mar 4, 198118Miguel RuizWinKO1
      11Feb 2, 198118Julio GaxiolaWinKO4
      10Dec 15, 198018Roberto FloresWinKO3
      9Nov 26, 198018Andres FelixWinKO2
      8Oct 13, 198018Jesus MartinezWinKO1
      7Sep 22, 198018Jesus Cuate LaraWinPTS
      6Sep 5, 198018Miguel CebreroWinPTS
      5Jul 18, 198018Tito GeraldoWinPTS
      4May 20, 198017Roberto GarciaWinTKO6
      3Apr 8, 198017Ramon FloresWinKO3
      2Mar 3, 198017Fidencio CebrerosWinPTS
      1Feb 5, 198017Andres FelixWinKO2

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      Statistics

      Julio César Chávez is 171 cm tall (5' 7.32") with a reach of 173 cm (5' 8.11"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 2 cm (0.79"). Chávez has a 74.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Julio César Chávez' professional boxing career spanned more than 25 years — from 1980 to 2005.

      Chávez made his 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.

      Chávez 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.

      He was a two-time unified world champion — at super-lightweight and lightweight, and has won seven world titles at 3 weight classes. For all the details about Chávez' world title wins and defenses refer to "Julio César Chávez World Titles".

      Some of Chávez' best fights and notable victories include wins over Rocky Lockridge, Roger Mayweather, José Luis Ramírez, Frankie Randall, Héctor Camacho, Edwin Rosario, and Greg Haugen.

      Julio César Chávez had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career — four of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Frankie Randall via 12 round split-decision on January 29, 1994, which ended his 89-fight win streak. He has been stopped four times and lost two times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Julio César Chávez' losses".

      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 17 years, 4 months, and 18 days since this fight.

      Chávez retired from professional boxing with a record of 107-6-2, which included 86 knockout wins and 4 losses via knockout, and 7 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2011.

      Career Highlights

      Julio César Chávez fought a total of 115 times during his professional career. 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.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Mario Martínez

        A 22-year old Julio César Chávez (43-0, 37 KO) had his first world title fight against Mario Martínez for the vacant WBC super-featherweight belt. Martínez was 19 years old with a record of 33-1-2. Martínez was on a 13-fight win streak with 20 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage.

        Chávez defeated Martínez via 8th round TKO to win the vacant WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Ruben Castillo

        A 22-year old Julio César Chávez (45-0, 39 KO) faced Ruben Castillo, who was 27 years old with a record of 60-4-2 in a super-featherweight title defense fight. Castillo was on a six-fight win streak with 33 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage.

        Chávez defeated Castillo via 6th round TKO to retain the WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Roger Mayweather

        A 22-year old Julio César Chávez (46-0, 40 KO) faced Roger Mayweather, who was 24 years old with a record of 21-2 in a super-featherweight title defense fight. Mayweather was on a four-fight win streak with 14 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Mayweather had a 14 cm reach advantage over Chávez.

        Chávez defeated Mayweather via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Rick Lockridge

        A 24-year old Julio César Chávez (52-0, 44 KO) faced Rocky Lockridge, who was 27 years old with a record of 38-4 in a super-featherweight title defense fight. Lockridge was on a two-fight win streak with 32 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 2 cms but both had the same reach.

        Chávez defeated Lockridge via 12 round majority decision to retain the WBC super-featherweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Edwin Rosario

        A 25-year old Julio César Chávez (56-0, 45 KO) faced Edwin Rosario, who was 24 years old with a record of 31-2. Rosario was on a three-fight win streak with 27 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 4 cm reach advantage.

        Chávez defeated Rosario via 11th round TKO to win the WBA lightweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Jose Luis Ramirez

        A 26-year old Julio César Chávez (61-0, 50 KO) faced José Luis Ramírez, who was 29 years old with a record of 101-6 in a lightweight unification fight. Ramírez was on a 11-fight win streak with 82 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 3 cm reach advantage.

        Chávez defeated Ramirez via 11 round technical-decision to win the WBC and vacant Ring Magazine lightweight titles and retain the WBA lightweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Roger Mayweather II

        In a rematch, a 26-year old Julio César Chávez (62-0, 50 KO) faced Roger Mayweather, who was now 28 years old with a record of 34-5. Mayweather was on a eight-fight win streak with 23 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Mayweather had a 14 cm reach advantage over Chávez.

        Chávez defeated Mayweather via 10th round RTD to win the WBC super-lightweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Meldrick Taylor

        A 27-year old Julio César Chávez (68-0, 56 KO) faced an undefeated Meldrick Taylor, who was 23 years old with a record of 24-0-1 in a super-lightweight unification fight. Taylor was on a 12-fight win streak with 14 KO wins. Both the boxers were of the same height but Chávez had a 5 cm reach advantage over Taylor.

        Chávez defeated Taylor via 12th round TKO to win the IBF super-lightweight title and retain the WBC super-lightweight title. He handed Taylor the first loss of his career, and put an end to Taylor's 12-fight win streak.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Héctor Camacho

        A 30-year old Julio César Chávez (81-0, 68 KO) faced Héctor Camacho, who was 30 years old with a record of 40-1 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Camacho was on a two-fight win streak with 17 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 2 cms but Camacho had a 2 cm reach advantage over Chávez.

        Chávez defeated Camacho via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC super-lightweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Greg Haugen

        A 30-year old Julio César Chávez (84-0, 70 KO) faced Greg Haugen, who was 32 years old with a record of 32-4 in a super-lightweight title defense fight. Haugen was on a four-fight win streak with 16 KO wins. Chávez was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage.

        Chávez defeated Haugen via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC super-lightweight title.

      • Julio César Chávez vs. Frankie Randall II

        In an immediate rematch, a 31-year old Julio César Chávez (89-1-1, 75 KO) faced Frankie Randall, who was now 32 years old with a record of 49-2-1. Chávez had lost to Randall in their last fight, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms but both had the same reach.

        Chávez defeated Randall via 8 round technical-decision to win the WBC super-lightweight title.

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