Starting his career in December 2006 at the age of 16, orthodox boxer Omar Chavez has now been pro for 10 years and has built up a career of 32-4-1. Chavez now moves into the final stages of his career. Chavez's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 37 pro career fights.
Getting rid of his debut fight nerves early, Chavez took on Jesus Garcia in December 2006 and claimed a stoppage victory (round 1, KO). Chavez was the first person to have ever stopped Garcia. Chavez continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 19 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Rodolfo Armenta, Tyler Ziolkowski and Marco Nazareth followed including once in 2006, 4 times in 2007 and 14 times through 2008 and 2009.
Marco Nazareth was up next for Chavez on April 26th, 2008. Chavez continued with his winning streak by beating Nazareth. Showing his class against Nazareth, Chavez was the 2nd person to go the distance with this opponent. Chavez then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 13 wins, 0 losses and 1 draw.
Rodolfo Armenta was the next fight for Chavez on February 6th, 2009 and also his next career win. Continuing his career, Chavez fought Rodolfo Armenta in 2009 over 4 rounds. Chavez was the 3rd person to go the distance with Rodolfo Armenta. 13 wins followed for Chavez including being the 4th person to stop Tyler Ziolkowski, 4th person to stop Alberto Martinez (Round 1 TKO) and 2nd person to stop Ignasi Caballero (Round 2 TKO).
Chavez lost to Jorge Paez jr in his next fight. Taking place on December 17th, 2011, Chavez's career record after this fight stood at 27-1-1. Taking the first setback of his career, the December 17th, 2011 Paez jr defeat went the full distance and ended via MD. 5 wins followed where Chavez went on to fight Pablo Vasquez, Joachim Alcine and Charlie Navarro amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
Chavez went into his next career fight with a record of 31-2-1 and took this to 32 wins with a win against Daniel Sandoval on May 3rd, 2014. Chavez secured the win over Sandoval after the final bell via UD, resulting in Chavez being the 3rd person to defeat Sandoval.
Chavez went into his next fight against Ramon Alvarez on September 27th, 2014 with a career record of 32-3-1. There was nothing more Chavez could have done on the night facing Alvarez. Alvarez put on a great performance to take the win over the 10 rounds.
Chavez went into his next fight against Roberto Garcia on August 12th, 2017 with a career record of 32 wins. A valiant effort from Chavez, but one that was out of his reach technically. The fight came to a close after the final bell in a UD loss for Chavez. A setback for Chavez pro journey for sure.