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Sep
2020

Julio Cesar Chavez loses brother, ex-boxer Rafael murdered in robbery gone bad

WBN 26/06/2017

Omar Chavez

It’s with sadness WBN report the death of Julio Cesar Chavez’s brother Rafael who was killed in his home.

Robbers entered Rafael’s property and demanded money, but when the Team Chavez member fought back he was shot and murdered.

In a statement, the WBC said: “The World Boxing Council laments the passing of Rafael “Borrego” Chavez, brother of our beloved former champion Julio Cesar Chavez.

“Borrego” Chavez was also a professional boxer, with a record of 9 bouts victories and 2 losses.

“The WBC and its President, Mauricio Sulaim├ín Saldivar, send the Chavez family their deepest condolences following this grievous loss.

“MAY HE REST IN ETERNAL PEACE,” they added.