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|View Poll Results: Vote: Who's the best Mexican Boxer of all time?|
|JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ, Total: 115 (107-6-2 / 86 KO)||48||67.61%|
|RUBEN OLIVARES, Total: 104 (88-13-3 / 78 KO)||2||2.82%|
|CARLOS ZARATE, Total: 65 (61-4 / 58 KO)||1||1.41%|
|VICENTE SALDIVAR, Total: 40 (37-3 / 26 KO)||1||1.41%|
|SALVADOR SANCHEZ, Total: 46 (44-1-1 / 32 KO)||19||26.76%|
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julio sr, but sanchez ain't far behind him. julio is an automatic, he was like rocky, but the mexican version
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Chavez Sr. but you gotta appreciate El Finito who never makes the lists.
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Ricardo Lopez, Miguel Canto, Jose Becerra, and Baby Arizmendi all should of been on the list especailly the first two.
In my opinion the greatest Mexican fighter of all time is Julio Cesar Chavez. His accomplishments and record speak for it's self and I feel are unmatched in Mexican boxing history.
Chavez was one of boxing best ever body punchers, but people forget he was also a clever boxer and a underrated technician with a powerfull Jab, tight defence, anvil chin, and he never stopped coming foward.
Chavez also had a great ability to read fights and at his peak overcame sharp boxers aswell as big punchers.
Chavez won his first 87 bouts, an incredible stat to say the least. He held the WBC Super Featherweight Title for 3 years and made 9 defences. He then moved up to win the WBA Lightweight Title aswell as the WBC 135lb Title.
After this he moved up to Light Welterweight to win the WBC and made 12 defences of that title aswell as unifing the division by winning the IBF Title. After losing the title in his first official lost he then regained it and made another 4 defences.
Julio Cesar Chavez Resume Of Wins
-Juan La Porte
-Rodolfo Aguilar (20-0-1)
-Jose Luis Ramirez
-Alberto de las Mercedes Cortes (44-0)
-Meldrick Taylor (24-0)
-Angel Hernandez (37-0)
-Marty Jakubowski (37-0)
-Andy Holligan (21-0)
Julio Cesar Chavez's Accomplishments
-Pound For Pound Rated Best Fighter On The Planet
-Named The Ring Fighter of the Year for 1990
-Won First 87 Bouts (Unbeaten In First 90 Bouts)
-3 Weight World Champion
-Most Popular Mexican Fighter Of All Time
-WBC Super Featherweight
-WBC Light Welterweight
-IBF Light Welterweight
Last edited by JFB629; 12-22-2009 at 11:18 AM.
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What on earth is Carlos Zarate doing on this list? Now I'm no fan of Barrera and Morales,but both these man have far superior resume's than Zarate.I'd say that Juan Manuel Marquez even has a better resume.
Zarate was no great.