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Photo: Chavez Jr. vs. Vera Official Scorecards

By Francisco Salazar

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 - which led to a lot of boos from the pro-Mexican crowd which turned out to support Chavez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mshap on 09-29-2013

it's sickening seeing these round by round scores -- one judge actually gave Jr. the 10th, 11th and 12th rounds -- all 3 of them! -- despite the fact that he basically was out of gas and backpedaled most of…

Comment by CatchweightKing on 09-29-2013

[QUOTE=PETUFF;13794669]not even chavez wife seen to agree with the judge ...look at her face when they said he won:boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] Tbf she is 6 months pregnant

Comment by Sn1 on 09-29-2013

if we are going to have such obvious bribery, then why not make it an official part of the buildup and actually allow both teams to bid for the judges. that way we know how much it takes to buy…

Comment by nycsmooth on 09-29-2013

worse than NV...Caiz's card really strange...a no experience judge gets this fight cuz her father's a ref & she shows her inability...

Comment by PETUFF on 09-29-2013

not even chavez wife seen to agree with the judge ...look at her face when they said he won:boxing::boxing:

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