Frankie Randall, who replaced Julio César Chávez undefeated, died

On Wednesday, the World Boxing Council announced the death of Frankie Randall, an American boxer

The American boxer Frankie “Surgeon” Randall, three-time world champion at Superlight and internationally recognized for taking the undefeated Julio Cesar Chavez In January 1994, he passed away on December 23, at the age of 59, as confirmed by the President of the World Boxing Council, Mauricio Sulaimán.

Originally from Alabama, Randall faced rivals the size of Edwin “Chapo” Rosario, Julio Cesar Chavez, Juan Martín Coggi, Antonio Margarito and Marco Antonio Rubio. Chávez and Coggi faced each other three times. He was a professional from 1983 to 2005, obtaining a professional mark of 58 victories, 42 of them by eliminatory, in exchange for a draw and 18 losses. He wore the World Boxing Council belt and twice that of the World Boxing Association. “I am just sorry to hear of Frankie Randall’s death. The one who shook the world by dethroning the undefeated Julio Cesar ChavezSulaimán expressed through his social networks.

On January 29, 1994, at the first boxing event at the legendary MGM Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Randall beat the odds by accounting for the big one Julio Cesar Chavez, which was unbeaten in 90 draws and 89 victories. The cards favored the American by a decision divided into 116-111, 114-113 and 113-114.

Don’t just beat JC ChavezHe also sent it on canvas. Julio remembered years later that he shouldn’t have fought, because he had so little time to enlist, and it was practically just to make it harder. He fired his rival and paid dearly for the price, despite the fact that Julio later retaliated by beating him in eight episodes on Monday.

“It was the saddest day of my life,” the great champion recalled a few years ago. “I watched people crying and, despite everything they gave me an incredible reception, as if I had won, thousands received me crying in Culiacán, it was sad, it was almost 15 years without losing, 90 of invincible battles, “he added.

Frankie Randall Then he returned as world champion when he caught Argentine Juan Martín “Látigo” Coggi, throwing on the WBA belt, also in 1994, and only after two years Coggi took revenge, and in the third, “The surgeon returned to establish himself as champion for the last time.