Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Chavez Jr. Tested, Wins Unpopular Decision Over Vera

StubHub Center, Carson, California - At a catch-weight of 173-pounds, former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (47-1-1, 32KOs) returned from over a year of inactivity, had weight struggles where the contract weight had to be raised to nearly light heavyweight on Wednesday, and won a controversial ten round unanimous decision over Bryan Vera (23-7, 14KOs). The scores were 96-94, 97-93 and 98-92.

The size difference was very clear in the first round. Chavez was taking Vera's punches much better than Vera was taking shots from Chavez. Vera was chasing, throwing punches, and looking to get in a big shot - with Chavez using a lot of movement and countering to the head and body.

Vera was outworking Chavez at times and landing some well timed shots. By ened of the third, both sides of Chavez's face were starting to swell up. The rounds were give and take as the rounds continued and Vera was much busier but Chavez was landed the harder and more accurate shots. Vera continued to outwork and actually bust up the face of Chavez in the late rounds. Chavez was looking for a big shots and he landed dozens of them, but none of them were able to hurt Vera to put him down.

At the end of the fight, most of those at ringside had Vera winning the fight - including HBO, but that didn't wouldn't matter as the judges sided with Chavez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by El Angel on 10-01-2013

I hope Chavez Jr. fights Ward next. That ass kicking would be great to watch. :boxing:

Comment by shawn4943 on 10-01-2013

[QUOTE=swaggertron1;13796449]who got the lost in their record? Vera is a bum and we will not hear from him again he should be grateful that chavez decide to spur with him since vera did nothing at all chavez won, vera didn't…

Comment by swaggertron1 on 09-29-2013

[QUOTE=shawn4943;13794678]When everyone thinks you're wrong but yourself, your wrong. I don't know why I'm responding to a troll and I don't know how you're typing so fast while riding Chavez JR's dick.:luvbed:[/QUOTE] who got the lost in their record? Vera…

Comment by Frank Ducketts on 09-29-2013

[QUOTE=uniquehump;13796147]I thought Malig beat Broner in a close fight. I think Vera won and it wasn't close. He backed up the bigger man the whole fight. Not trying to make this a Floyd post, but the difference for me is…

Comment by uniquehump on 09-29-2013

[QUOTE=periks19;13793276]Based on what did you see vera winning convincingly? I taught it was 98-96 chavez he won all the middle rounds. Is funny how everyone is a hypocrite just recently Broner vs Malig broner won cause he landed the harder…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (237)
Top Headlines Bellew: It's Disgusting That Wilder Insinuated Joshua is on Steroids UK News: Tommy McCarthy, Lewis Crocker, Ricky Summers Miguel Cotto Career Special on HBO, November 25 Photo: Carl Frampton, Horacio Garcia Ready For War in Belfast Joseph Parker: I Have 'A Lot of Options' Other Than Joshua, Wilder Frampton: All The Big Fights Interest Me, The Best is Yet To Come Shawn Porter: Crawford Beats Horn Easy, Everybody is a Target! Teddy Atlas Explains Why He Favors Lomachenko Over Rigondeaux Ishe Smith: I Asked For Julian Williams, Confident I'll Get The Win Nathan Gorman Welcomes Daniel Dubois: He Knows Where I Am Alexander Povetkin vs. Christian Hammer - Full Card is Set Truax: I Have To Be at My Absolute Best To Beat James DeGale Jarrell Miller: I Would Stop Dillian Whyte in Four or Five Rounds Ryoichi Taguchi vs. Milan Melindo Unification Set, December 31 Wilder Would Agree to Fight Ortiz Again, Wants to 'Punish' Him Kovalev: The Pressure Will Be High To Fight Beterbiev, Bivol Roy Jones Jr. Brings WinnaVegas Casino Card To BeIN Sports Jamie Conlan Plans To Box Jerwin Ancajas, Not Go To War Jose Martinez Stops Jesus Martinez for NABO Championship Parker Says Forget Wilder Fight: I'm Knocking Anthony Joshua Out! Vasyl Lomachenko: The Fight With Rigondeaux Will Be Historic Kellerman on De La Hoya-McGregor: It's Amazing Conor is Favored Photo: Giovani Santillan, Dodzi Kemeh Ready For Battle Photos: Anthony Dirrell, Denis Douglin - Nearly Brawl at Weighin Canelo-Golovkin Rematch: Update on Negotiations, Date, Venue Jarrell Miller: Muscles Won't Save Joshua - He Has a Glass Jaw Ferdie Pacheco - "The Fight Doctor" - Passes Away at 89 Naoya Inoue vs. Yoan Boyeaux on December 30 Artur Beterbiev, Sergey Kovalev Eager To Settle Their Old Dispute Roach: Jose Ramirez Will Take Amir Imam's Heart, Knock Him Out Bellew: Parker Aiming For 40% For Joshua is Absolutely Ridiculous David Lemieux: One Month Until Ugly Saunders Gets Destroyed! News: Kai Robin Havnaa, Jason Welborn, Jono Carroll, More Arum, Crawford Waiting to Discuss Fighting Horn in Australia Miguel Cotto vs. Sadam Ali - Undercard Information Danny Gonzalez vs. Danny O'Connor For WBC Regional Belt Wilder To Joshua: I'm The Man That's Going To End Your Career! Carl Frampton Aims To Get Knockout Win Over Garcia Julian Williams: The Goal is To Be The First To KO Ishe Smith! De La Hoya Believes Cotto Will Remain Retired After Ali Fight
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement