Did Roger Mayweather fight Julio Cesar Chavez?
Mayweather won by technical knockout (TKO) in the first round. Thus, Mayweather earned the opportunity to fight against WBC super featherweight champion, Julio César Chávez, on July 7, 1985. Although Mayweather won the first round on the judges’ scorecards, he was knocked down twice in round two and lost by TKO.
Did Pernell Whitaker fight Chavez?
The great Whitaker, who tragically passed away on Sunday after being hit by a car in his native Virginia, beat Chavez with room to spare and achieved pound-for-pound supremacy. That’s how it was then and that’s how the fight is remembered now.
Who won the fight between Pernell Whitaker and Julio Cesar Chavez?
The fight. In one of the most disputed decisions in boxing history, the fight was declared a majority draw. Whitaker used his slick boxing skills to control the fight as Chávez had trouble landing punches consistently.
When did Julio Cesar Chavez and Roger Mayweather meet?
And that was indeed the case for Roger “Black Mamba” Mayweather after his knockout loss at the hands of Julio Cesar Chavez, “The Lion of Culiacán.” There is only one JCC Superstar. Their first meeting took place on July 7, 1985 at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Chavez making the second defense of his WBC junior lightweight title.
What was the outcome of Chavez vs Mayweather?
Chavez continued his bullying inside attack in round seven. Roger was clearly beginning to tire, a fact evidenced by his decreased movement.
Who is better Mayweather or the Lion of Culiacan?
Constant pressure exhausted “The Mexican Assassin” and forced him to surrender, and while Mayweather gave his rival a much stiffer challenge the second time around, it was evident, once again, that “The Lion Of Culiacán” was the better man. — Jamie Rebner If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.
Who was knocked out by Floyd Mayweather in 1989?
Mayweather won his next two bouts before being stunningly knocked out by journeyman Freddie Pendleton. He rebounded by winning three consecutive fights but was then matched with undefeated prospect, Pernell Whitaker. He lacked the skills to cope with the ultra-talented “Sweet Pea” and surrendered a unanimous decision.