Anderson Silva vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: Live blog, results

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GUADALAJARA, Mexico – MMA Junkie is on the scene and reporting live from tonight’s Tribute to the Kings: Anderson Silva vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. boxing event.

Silva, a former UFC middleweight champion, makes his return to boxing, as he takes on Chavez Jr. in a professional, eight-round boxing bout in the main event of Tribute to the Kings.

Tribute to the Kings goes down on Saturday, June 19 at Jalisco Stadium in Guadalajara. The pay-per-view main card is set to go live at 9:00 p.m. ET on FITE, while the undercard will stream at 7:00 p.m. ET also FITE and beIN Sports.

Silva vs. Chavez Jr. was contracted for 182 pounds, but unfortunately, Chavez Jr. missed weight, recording a weight of 184.4 pounds. The bout still goes on, but Chavez Jr. will forfeit $100k of his purse to Silva for the weight miss.

In the co-main event of the card, the legendary Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. fights former rival’s son Hector Camacho Jr.. The bout is a four-round exhibition. It’s set to be Chavez Sr.’s last performance in the boxing ring.

The pay-per-view main card also features a trilogy fight between Chavez Sr.’s youngest son Omar Chavez taking on Canelo Alvarez’s brother Ramon Alvarez.

Keep it locked here for fight results as they happen, as well as live behind-the-scenes updates from Jalisco Stadium.

Main card results

  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Anderson Silva

  • Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. vs. Hector Camacho Jr.

  • Omar Chavez vs. Ramon Alvarez

  • Kevin Torres vs. Jorge Luis Melendez

  • Damian Sosa vs. Abel Mina

The scene

Here's the set up at Jalisco stadium for Tribute to the Kings. Undercard is already underway and public has began to fill the stadium. The stadium has been capped at 20,000 due to COVID-19 restrictions. https://twitter.com/dannyseguratv/status/1406374860406898700?s=20

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