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Photos: Chavez Beats Vera, Salido Shocks Lomachenko

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. unanimously outpointed Bryan Vera in a super middleweight rematch Saturday night at the Alamodome, rebounding from perhaps the worst performance of his career. Chavez (48-1-1) had winning scores of 114-113, 114-113 and 117-110. In September, Chavez struggled while outpointing Vera (23-8) in a disputed ten round unanimous decision in Carson, California. Chavez failed to make weight, forfeited a six-figure portion of his purse and appeared to allow Vera to win the later rounds. Photos by Chris Farina and Eric Gray.

Mexico's Orlando Salido outpointed two-time Olympic champion Vasyl Lomachenko in a featherweight bout Saturday night at the Alamodome after losing his WBO title when he failed to make weight. Salido (41-12-2) had winning scores of 116-112 and 115-113, and the third judge scored it 115-113 for Lomachenko. Lomachenko, from the Ukraine, could have won the WBO title in his second pro fight, but it remained vacant his loss.

Lomachenko, 1-1 as a pro after going 397-1 as an amateur, earned an extra $15,000 for keeping the fight after Salido came in over the 126-pound class limit.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by way2strong on 03-02-2014

[QUOTE=Golovkin;14286142]Chavez didn't look that much different than he did in the first fight. He needs to get a real trainer like Roach or Garcia, also needs better conditioning. He needs to organize his skillset because he was all over the…

Comment by lutenco on 03-02-2014

SALIDO is a shame,he went too heavy and threw too many low blows all night...DAMN,HE WAS FIGHTING A GUY AT HIS SECOND FIGHT VS PROS,DISGUSTING!!![QUOTE][url]http://gifsoup.com/view/4991215/jc-chavez.html[/url][/QUOTE]

Comment by G G G on 03-02-2014

Chavez didn't look that much different than he did in the first fight. He needs to get a real trainer like Roach or Garcia, also needs better conditioning. He needs to organize his skillset because he was all over the…

Comment by lillu89 on 03-02-2014

[QUOTE=turnedup;14286082]I really really gained some respect for Lomancheko last night..don't think he'll be a super successful fighter but he could've pulled out of that fight..if Salido was 147 on an unofficial scale..how heavy is this mofo ballooning up to after…

Comment by turnedup on 03-02-2014

I really really gained some respect for Lomancheko last night..don't think he'll be a super successful fighter but he could've pulled out of that fight..if Salido was 147 on an unofficial scale..how heavy is this mofo ballooning up to after…

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