|Real Name/Full Name
|Julio Cesar Chaven Gonzalez
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Julio Cesar Chavez
|Obregon, Sonara, Mexico
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|12 July 1962
|61 years old
|In Centimetres – 171 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|In Kilograms – 66 Kg
In Pounds – 145 lbs
|Father – Radolfo Chavez
Mother – Julio
|Rafael Chavez Gonzalez and Roberto Chavez Gonzalez
|Julio Chesar Chavez Jr, Omar Chavez, Nicole Chavez and Cristian Chavez Carrasco
|Retired Professional Boxer
Julio Cesar Chavez is a famous professional boxer known for competing in 1980 to 2005. He is known as the best pound-for-pound boxer across the world. In his career, Julio won WBC Super Featherweight in 1984, WBA Lightweight in 1987, WBC Lightweight in 1988, IBF Light Welterweight in 1989 and WBC Light Welterweight in 1994.
The boxer did not lose any match in thirteen years. After taking retirement, the boxer defeated Randall by a ten-round decision. He is known for his powerful punching performance. Cesar ranked 24 on the ESPN’s 50 Greatest Boxer of All Time. According to Mike Tyson, he is the greatest fighters of his generations. The boxer is currently working as an analyst for the sports channel.
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Biography and Early Life
On July 12, 1962, the athlete was born to Rodolfo Chavez and Julio. The family of the boxer is very poor. They will raise in a railroad car with brother and sister. The main reason for Julio becoming a boxer is money. The mother of Julio washed people clothes. Julia promised that he would give a home to mom someday.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Julio Cesar Chavez in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Julio Cesar Chavez’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 26th February 2024 having been born on 12 July 1962. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 145 lbs in Pound and 66kg in Kilograms.
We did not have any details of Julio Cesar education.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
On 25 June 2017, the brother of Cesar was murdered during a robbery at Rafael’s businesses. The athlete is married to Amalia Carrasco. The couple together has two children named Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Omar Chavez.
The children of a boxer are also a professional boxer. He developed the habit of drug addiction and alcohol abuse during his late-career. The boxer visited rehab several times before recovering. Julio is currently sober and fit.
Is Julio Cesar Chavez Gay?
The sexual personality of the Julio Cesar is straight. Chaves was in-relationship with several women before marriage.
At age 17, the boxer started his professional boxing career after moving to Tijuana. He fights with Miguel Ruiz in Sinaloa. He punched the Miguel in the first round, but it resulted in a disqualification and the opponent declared winner. The manager contacted the Mexican Boxing Commission and declared the winner.
On 13 September 1984, he won WBC Super Featherweight by knocking Mexican Mario Azabache Martinez. Julio won fight against Rocky Lockridge in 1986. In the next fight, he defeated Juan Laporte by Controversial Decision. He shifted to the Lightweight division, faced Edwin Rosario.
The athlete faced Rodolfo Aguilar on 16 April 1988 and won in sixth round knout out. He defended his title against two-time champion Rafael Limon. In the same year, Julio faced Jose Luis Ramirez, but the match was halted because of Luis’s forehead injury. He won the match and received The Ring Lightweight Title. In 1992, he defeated Angel Hernandez and Frankie Mitchell.
He is known for his remarkable performance in the fight with Mancho Camacho. The Mexican President sent the special car to pick Julio at the airport. He challenged Pernell Whitaker for the title, but the match resulted in a draw. In 1994, the athlete first time got knocked down in his career by Frankie Randall. The match created hype in the media. The match was re-organised, and Julio won the fight in a split technical decision.
In 1999, the boxer lost to be newcomer Willy Wise. Juilio announced his retirement after his win over Terry Thomas. On 24 November 2003, Cesar came out of retirement. He has taken his revenge from Willy Wise and knocked him out in the second round. In 2005, the athlete lost to Grover Wiley and retired due to his right-hand injury.
In 2011, the athlete inducted into International Boxing Hall of Fame. Cesar won six world titles in three weight divisions. The boxer was named Fighter of the Year by Ring Magazine and Boxing Writers Association of America. According to ESPN, he was named 50 Greatest Boxer of All Time.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Julio Cesar Chavez in 2024
As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Julio Cesar is $15 million. Chavez is considered as the greatest Mexican boxer of all time. The career span of Julio is 25 careers. He won 115 fights out of 107 matches.
The boxer has a winning streak of 87 matches. The first match lost by Julio is against Frankie Randall. Cesar is working as an analyst for ESPN and TV Azteca. The boxer lost only six matches in his career.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Cesar holds the longest undefeated streak in boxing history of 13 years.
- In an interview with media, the boxer accepted that after the fight with Edwin Rosarie, he started taking cocaine.
Julio is the most powerful fighter of his time. The actors win several championships in the division. The boxer is supported by fans all across the world.