Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (48-1, 32 KO's) showed the world what he's capable of when he is actually training and putting boxing above everything else. In a rematch of a fight that many felt he lost in September of last year, Chavez Jr destroyed Brian Vera (23-8, 14 KO's) over twelve rounds to cruise his way to an unanimous decision in what may have been the most exciting fight on a major network this year. From the opening bell, Chavez Jr used a powerful jab, a left hook to the body, and strong combination punching to set the pace of the fight that would last until the final bell. Vera put together a spirited effort as he took Chavez Jr's hardest punches and kept pushing forward despite getting battered for the entire fight. For someone who was losing fans with each fight that passed, the crowd was cheering the entire fight and maybe, just maybe Chavez Jr has salvaged some of his lost fans. Scores were 117-110 twice and 114-113.
n the Co-Main event the hype train for Vasyl Lomachenko (1-1, 1 KO) slowed down dramatically as he failed to be the first fighter in boxing history to win a title fight in just his second professional fight. Lomachenko lost a split decision to Orlando Salido (41-12, 28 KO's). Salido used his veteran skills to frustrate Lomanchenko with hard body shots, holding, and low blows that referee Lawrence Cole failed to notice. Scores were 115-113, 113-115, and 116-112 for Salido.