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Diego Chaves Returns, Stops Alberto Godoy In Three

By Jake Donovan

Welterweight contender Diego Chaves returned to the win column with a 3rd round stoppage of Juan Alberto Godoy in their welterweight bout Saturday evening in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Chaves scored an official knockdown in round three (courtesy of a standing eight count), followed by a flurry to finish off Godoy. 

The bout serves as his ring return following a seven-month hiatus. Chavez hadn't fought since suffering the lone loss of his career, a 10th round stoppage at the lethal hands of unbeaten American welterweight Keith Thurman last July in the United States. 

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as a member of Transnational Boxing Ratings Board and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter:  @JakeNDaBox
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 02-15-2014

Like the sounds of a Brook fight.

Comment by Box-Office on 02-15-2014

I like this guy hes good. He asked for a Thurman rematch i mean who does that? True Warrior.

Comment by lillu89 on 02-15-2014

I think Chaves has the goods to be one of the top welterweights.

Comment by Chrismart on 02-15-2014

I quiet liked what i saw from Chavez in the early stages of the Thurman fight. I'd be interested in seeing him fight again.

Comment by 285Kid on 02-15-2014

well he holding an IBF latino belt at 147 so a few more wins maybe he get in there with Brook or Porter

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