Tribute To The Kings Press Conference Quotes
Today, boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez and Hector Camacho
Jr. came face to face to announce their much anticipated
exhibition fight that will take place on Saturday, June 19th
as A special night that will honor the first-family of
Mexican boxing, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Julio Cesar Chavez
Jr. and Omar Chavez will take place on Saturday night, June
19th, at The Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico
Chavez and Camacho as well as Omar Chavez and Ramon Alvarez
were present at Tuesday's festivities.
Julio Cesar Chavez, referring to the first time he was
offered to fight with the son of his great rival, Chavez, a
member of the Hall of Fame, said "First I said no, because
he is too young for me. But when they told me it was a
tribute to my great friend (Camacho Sr.), who is in heaven,
I accepted immediately. "
"Between Mexico and Puerto Rico there has always been a
great rivalry, but "Macho" Camacho never bothered with my
family, he never offended me or used rude words. And we
became great friends, I love him to heaven, he knows it, and
although now he must be angry about the beating I'm going to
give his son."
Hector "Macho" Camacho Jr thanked the authorities and the
organizers of the event, and then added: "I have been
waiting for the opportunity for this fight for years. I will
be well prepared, very skinny as you like. This fight is
going to be days before the anniversary of my father's
death, so it will be a very emotional fight for me."
Tribute to The Kings will be live on Pay-Per-View and will
feature a special Exhibition bout that will see Julio Cesar
Chavez Sr. make his final ring appearance against Hector
Camacho Jr. Camacho will be honoring the legacy of his late
Hall of Fame father.
In this very special battle between Mexico and Puerto Rico,
Camacho will look to get even from the historic bout that
Chavez had with Camacho's legendary dad on September 12,
In a 10-ound light heavyweight, former middleweight world
champion, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr will take on an opponent to
In a 10-round middleweight bout, Omar Chavez will Ramon
Alvarez in the rubber match of their trilogy
Tribute to The Kings is promoted by Borizteca Boxing and
Toscano Promotions and will be produced by Global Sports
THE 2ND Virtual Press Conference will takes plac this
Thursday March 18th, at Old Jai Alai Palace Forum -
Entertainment Center (Av. Revolución, Zona Centro, 22000
Tijuana, B.C., Mexico) at 12 PM PT. Once again boxing media
can attend via Zoom.