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

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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

Respect to Anderson Silva @spideranderson on the win….vc é uma lenda brasileira! Would be an honor to have him vs Roy Jones Jr on the same card as Tyron and I

— Paul Paul (@jakepaul) June 20, 2021

@SpiderAnderson just beat Julio Caesar Chavez Jr!!!!! Great job champ

— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) June 20, 2021

Heeeeeey!!! @SpiderAnderson pic.twitter.com/QteAmBmUaQ

— CrisCyborg.Com (@criscyborg) June 20, 2021

There is only one #AndersonSilva @SpiderAnderson

— CrisCyborg.Com (@criscyborg) June 20, 2021

A true combat sports legend @SpiderAnderson https://t.co/NLIHRxlgep

— Frank Mir (@thefrankmir) June 20, 2021

Parabéns @SpiderAnderson
Feliz em ver existe outras possibilidades depois do mma… é só acreditar!grande luta! @Luiz_Dorea @Canelo que imagem dois campeões Anderson e Canelo. pic.twitter.com/IK9XB6KpQK

— Bethe (@bethecorreia) June 20, 2021

Congrats @SpiderAnderson You looked phenomenal out there. Respect to Chavez Jr! #ChavezjrSilva

— Alex Chambers (@alexchambersmma) June 20, 2021

Holy crap @SpiderAnderson just beat Chavez Jr. They gave him a Split Decision, but it was a runaway win no doubt for Silva. Should have been no more than 6-2 for Silva

— Big John McCarthy (@JohnMcCarthyMMA) June 20, 2021

Congratulations @SpiderAnderson you are a STUD!!!

— Big John McCarthy (@JohnMcCarthyMMA) June 20, 2021

Should of been unanimous. Chavez got SMOKED. https://t.co/fLFPVpAOKV

— Nash Carter (@NashCarterWWE) June 20, 2021

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again @SpiderAnderson… “You’re the best”

— bjpenndotcom (@bjpenndotcom) June 20, 2021

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