Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. KOs Jason LehoullierCategory: Boxing
Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. son of the greatest Mexican boxer in history proved that he is a chip off the old block by dismantling his opponent Jason Lehoullier 2:43 into the first round of their junior middleweight fight at El Palenque de la Feria in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico on September 12.
At the opening bell, Chavez wasted no time letting his opponent feel his Latin Fury by targeting Lehoullier’s body and sending the latter to the canvas for the first time in his career.
Lehoullier beat the 10-count but Chavez was unrelentless on his assault pummeling the American on the ropes until referee Ruben Carrion mercifully stopped the fight at the 2:43 mark.
Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. now sports a still unbeaten record of 40 wins (30 by KO) and 0 loss while LeHoullier falls to 21 wins (8 by KO), 2 losses and 1 draw.
His next fight is reportedly against Irishman John Duddy in December.
Here’s the video of the Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. vs Jason Lehoullier fight:
In the undercards, Filipinos Donnie Nietes and Z Gorres won their respective fights against Mexican opponents Manuel Vargas and Cruz Carbajal. Nietes has succesfully defended his World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimumweight crown.
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