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Chavez Jr. vs. Silva in Tweets: Pros react to Anderson Silva’s upset of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Tribute to the Kings - Chavez Sr. v Camacho Jr. Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images

Going into the boxing match between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Anderson Silva, fight fans had absolutely no idea what to expect.

After all, Chavez Jr., a multiple-time boxing champion, was carrying almost 60 professional fights into the match while Silva, a former UFC champion, had not boxed professionally since 2005.

But after eight rounds of action, it was Silva who stunned the crowd with the split-decision victory.

Below is how the world reacted to the entire night of action in Guadalajara.


Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva

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