Matchup: Chavez vs. Alvarez

Originally Published: July 25, 2013
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN

It's the ultimate boxing "what if?" Who would win if, in a parallel universe, Fighter A from the 1950s or '60s fought Fighter B from the 1990s or 2000s? The hypothetical matchup under consideration here is a twist on an actual modern-day megafight that, unfortunately, doesn't seem likely to happen any time soon. If we can't get Canelo Alvarez versus Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in a battle of Mexico's two most popular young fighters, we can instead have some fun with this pure fantasy pairing: Canelo ...

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