Diego Chaves Back on February 15th in Buenos Aires

By Elisinio Castillo

Diego "La Joya" Chaves (22-1, 18 KOs), the former interim-welterweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), will return to the ring after nearly seven months of inactivity on the 15 of February at estadio del Club Jacobo Urso in the city of Saladilla, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He will face experienced Juan Alberto "Maravilla" Godoy (31-13-1, 10 KOs) for the vacant Latin IBF welterweight title. The event is being promoted by OR Promotions and will be televised live on TyCSports. 

Chaves returns from a knockout loss in the tenth assault against Keith Thurman, which took place on the 27th of July at the AT & T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Surgeon on 02-05-2014

Chaves is a bad ass for real if he keeps his confidence after that loss, and i think he will, he can beat a LOT of the top guys! Man just imagine him vs Maidana or Provodnikov..... Even guys like…

Comment by fundicao on 02-05-2014

[QUOTE=lutenco;14208025]I'm with you about CHAVES vs PORTER and ABREGU vs CHAVES;i have to say that ABREGU beat CHAVES , MATTHYSSE and MAIDANA IMO !!![/QUOTE] ARE YOU DRUNK? abregu is just a hard puncher , too damm slow and have no…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 02-05-2014

Even in losing he had a good showing against Thurman, that was just a vicious body shot that took him out of it, he will be back and accumulate some good wins I think.

Comment by lutenco on 02-05-2014

[QUOTE=ColdBlooded;14206416]I don't think GBP ever had him under contract. I wouldn't mind seeing him back in the United States against somebody like Porter. Or maybe Top Rank could sign him. Abregu vs Chaves anyone? The poor man's Matthysse vs Maidana.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by bose on 02-04-2014

Should he still have his confidence i see him fighting for a title sometime down the line.

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