Facts you need to know about Eliot Chavez
Josh Kelly (11-1-1, 7 KOs) vs. Lucas Bastida (18- 1-1, 10 KOs) headline ‘The North East Takeover’ Wasserman Boxing event at Vertu Motors Arena in Newcastle for a massive night of free-to-air boxing on Saturday July 30, live on Channel 5.
As chief support, Harlem Eubank (14-0, 6 KOs) continues his title charge against Mexico’s Eliot Chavez (11-4-1, 6 KOs), who has never fought in the UK before, so not much is known about the visiting fighter, so BBN have gathered some simple facts below:
Who is Eliot Chavez?
He was born February 28, 1995 as Eliot Edgar Chavez Espinoza and is currently 27-years-old.
BoxRec list him as the fifth best super-featherweight in Mexico out of 279 fighters.
His professional debut was on July 31, 2015, aged 20, against fellow debutant Olver Salgado, which he won by mixed decision.
The Mexican has never fought outside of his native country.
He is a former NABF super-featherweight champion. He won the title, once held by Hector Camacho, with a 10th round KO over Rodolfo Bustamante in March 2021.
He also owns a Comisión Box CDMX title, which he via TKO5 against Jose Antonio Sampedro on October 30, 2020.
He has fought against WBA #8 lightweight William Zepeda Segura, losing via sixth-round TKO.
Eliot sensationally knocked out Mauricio Lara in 50 seconds!! Lara is the upsetter who defeated Josh Warrington in nine rounds 2021 and is presently ranked IBF #3.
He enjoys bike rides around his local area.
He is sponsored by DRE Jeans
He has officiated as a judge for amateur boxing in his country before.
Wins by KO: 6
Losses by KO: 3
KO Ratio 37.5%
Betting Odds (BetWay Sports)