Julio César Chávez Jr. returns to the ring against ex-UFC Darren Till on the Tyson vs. undercard.  Paul – La Opinion

Julio César Chávez Jr. returns to the ring against ex-UFC Darren Till on the Tyson vs. undercard. Paul – La Opinion


Julio César Chávez Jr. will return to the ring against former UFC fighter Darren Tillwho will make his boxing debut on the undercard starring Mike Tyson and Jake Paul on July 20 at Cowboy Stadium in Dallas, Texas, which will be broadcast on Netflix.

According to the announcement by Netflix and Most Valuable Promotions (MVP), the fight will take place in the cruiserweight category and will last six rounds. Chávez Jr. qHe wants to achieve a new victory in his career and erase his last performance where he was defeated by split decision in the hands of fellow former UFC fighter, Anderson Silva.

I’m excited to get back into the ring after some time off., and I am motivated and eager to reestablish myself as one of the greats. I was the first Mexican middleweight champion in the history of Mexico and I want to show that I can be champion again. My return to the ring at this historic event is an honor. On Saturday, July 20, I am going to win by KO and continue on my path,” said the Mexican.

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Darren Till will make his boxing debut against Julio César Chávez Jr. on the Tyson vs. Paul. Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP.

Instead, Darren Till asked to be released from the UFC in February 2023 to pursue his interest in boxing and now trains Liam Smith, former World Boxing Organization (WBO) light middleweight champion, and is being managed by Paul Smith.

The former British MMA fighter, who has not seen action since 2022, did not hide his excitement for his debut and He assured that he will knock out the son of the Mexican Grand Champion in the first round of their confrontation.

“I am very happy to be part of this event. Paul vs. Tyson is going to be one of the biggest events of our generation, and to make my professional boxing debut at it is brilliant. I am very happy with my rival. I have been a fan of his father for many years and also of Chávez Jr. He’s a great boxer who I respect, but make no mistake, I’m going to knock him out in the first round.. “I am happy with where I am in life and I am coming to make a statement on July 20 in Texas,” declared the Briton.

The card will be led by the duel between Mike Tyson and Jake Paul, which will be sanctioned as a professional fight and has been criticized for the age difference between the two, will air exclusively on Netflix, a platform that will make its debut in boxing broadcasts. In addition, it will also feature the long-awaited rematch between Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano.

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YouTuber Jake Paul will return to the ring to face boxing legend, Mike Tyson. Photo: AP.

Julio César Chávez Jr., 38, was the former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion in 2011 and last fought in December 2021 when he defeated David Zegarra. The son of the Mexican Grand Champion has a professional record of 53 wins (34 by knockout), 6 losses and one draw.

For his part, Darren Till, 31, left a mark 18 wins, including 10 knockouts and 2 submission wins, with five setbacks as an MMA professional.

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