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Who is the best Mexican fighter of all time?

Who is the best Mexican fighter of all time?

Here are a few of the greatest Mexican fighters to ever step into the ring.

  • 5: Érik Morales & Marco Antonio Barrera.
  • 4: Salvador Sánchez.
  • 3: Juan Manuel Márquez.
  • 2: Julio César Chávez.
  • 1: Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.

What happened to boxer Salvador Sanchez?

Many of his contemporaries as well as boxing writers believe that had it not been for his premature death, Sánchez could have gone on to become the greatest featherweight boxer of all time. Sánchez died on August 12, 1982 in a car accident from Querétaro to San Luis Potosí.

Who’s the best boxer in Mexico?

Top 10 Mexican Boxers

  • Julio Cesar Chavez. Power, elegance, heart.
  • Juan Manuel Marquez.
  • Miguel Canto.
  • Carlos Zarate.
  • Ruben Olivares.
  • Ricardo lopez.
  • Erik Morales.

Who was the first Mexican boxer?

List of world champions

Number Name Date
1 Battling Shaw February 20, 1933
Richie Lemos † July 1, 1941
Manuel Ortiz † August 7, 1942
2 Juan Zurita March 8, 1944

Is Canelo The best fighter of all time?

Mauricio Sulaiman believes Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is on his way to becoming one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport. Canelo, boxing’s Pound for Pound best, has an incredible resume and boasts wins over Gennadiy Golovkin, Billy Joe Saunders, Miguel Cotto, Shane Mosley and Sergey Kovalev.

What weight was Salvador Sanchez?

126 lbs
Salvador Sánchez/Weight
Salvador Sanchez, byname Chava, (born Jan. 26, 1958, Santiago Tianguistenco, Mex. —died Aug. 12, 1982, near Mexico City), Mexican professional boxer, world featherweight (126 pounds) champion, 1980–82.

How many miles did Salvador Sanchez run?

Up at 5 A.M. every day, Sanchez does an unusually long eight miles of road work – most fighters do three to five – accompanied by half a dozen young sparring partners who dream of following his footsteps to fame and fortune.