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Jorge Paez Jr. Shocks Omar Chavez With a Majority Nod

By Rafael Soto

Tuxtla Gutierrez - In a very electrifying atmosphere at the Arena Jorge Cuesy of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas - Jorge 'Maromerito' Paez won a ten round majority decision over previously undefeated Omar 'Businessman' Chavez in the welterweight main event of a special card called - 'Legacy of Legends'.

Chávez (27-1-1, 20 KOs) and Paez Jr. (30-4-1, 18 KOs) had a thrilling battle in a fight where Chavez tried to get a knockout but couldn't secure one. Paez controlled the early action with his boxing ability and managed to avoid the big punches of an incoming Chavez.

In the co-feature, former WBO flyweight world champion Julio Cesar "Pingo" Miranda won a ten round decision over Cecilio "Boga" Santos.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by elplayapimp on 12-18-2011

[QUOTE=Tomasio;11575674][B][I]1 HYPED up Chavez down, & 1 MORE TO GO!!No surprise & I think it was no upset since Omar Chavez(just like his brother Julio Jr) is all hype & had ONLY fought Tomato Cans third tear club fighters..& Omar(just…

Comment by RIZO24 on 12-18-2011

Maromerito is a good fighter,he has fought better oppositon than the chavez brothers. I have followed him from his start, he use to brawl a lot earlier in his career and got beat because of it. Last night he outboxed…

Comment by Tomasio on 12-18-2011

[B][I]1 HYPED up Chavez down, & 1 MORE TO GO!!No surprise & I think it was no upset since Omar Chavez(just like his brother Julio Jr) is all hype & had ONLY fought Tomato Cans third tear club fighters..& Omar(just…

Comment by nycsmooth on 12-18-2011

Omar's suposed to better than Jr but like Jr a very padded record...an upset but no surprise, had to happen just like it will be for Jr...this was the best guy Omar fought...

Comment by ELPERRO on 12-18-2011

WOw! I have to check out this fight tmrw. ARRIVA MEXICALI!

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