Brother of Boxing Legend Julio Cesar Chavez Killed in Mexico

Rafael Chavez, the brother of boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez, is dead… after being shot in a botched robbery attempt in Mexico.

According to reports, two men entered the rear of Rafael’s home in Culiacan on Sunday night (June 25) and demanded money. Some money was handed over, but the men demanded more. Chavez resisted and was shot, said police.

While exact details are unknown, his brother Roberto confirmed that Rafael was shot in front of his family.

His age was unknown at press time. RIP.

Rafael’s brother is boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez, who is widely considered one of the most iconic Mexican boxers of all time.