Chavez Sr. Says Omar Struggled With His Weight in Loss

By Miguel Rivera

Welterweight contender Omar Chavez (27-1, 20KOs) suffered his first career defeat last Saturday night in Chiapas, Mexico. He lost a ten round majority decision to Jorge Paez Jr. His famous father, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., was watching from ringside and saw his son making many technical errors, but also reveals that Omar's had struggled with weight in training camp.

"The truth in itself, it is sad to see one of your children lose. You do not expect that, but as fans we all know that in boxing you win and lose, nobody is invincible. Everyone knows that fights are not only won in the ring, but also in the gym. I personally believe that Omar struggled hard to make weight. Also, we also saw that he didn't box and he was very stationary. Omar is calm, he took [the loss] well. Now he knows what to do and what not to do," Chavez Sr. told Sal Rodriguez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ten count on 12-19-2011

Hey you freaking idiots, y'all really make me upset when I read these posts. I'm new as a member but I've been into boxing and reading this site for many years and I really gotta say that y'all talk so…

Comment by Tomasio on 12-19-2011

[B][I]Instead of putting excuses, Chavez Sr should just admit his sons are a couple of HYPED UP pieces of S H I T that are ONLY hitching a ride on their fathers legacy..But that ride is coming to an end..I…

Comment by The Devil on 12-19-2011

Omar is a Turd

Comment by fceeviper on 12-19-2011

JCC Sr. you are a HOF'er, all your sons put together will never be. It's a fact. Sorry.

Comment by SplitSecond on 12-19-2011

ofcourse he did, not too many fighters nowadays who dont kill themselves to make weight, and when they lose, well, there's the excuse

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