Timothy Bradley will be looking to get back into championship form after suffering the only loss of his career in his last bout which cost him the WBO World Welterweight title. Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley will face Diego “LaJoya” Gabriel Chaves on Saturday, December 13 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Bradley opened as a -800 favorite with the Boxing odds while Chaves was a +500 dog.
Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley
The 31 year old Timothy Bradley stands at five feet six inches tall with a reach of 69 inches and fights from an orthodox stance. Bradley is a native of California where he now resides in Palm Springs. Bradly is ranked second in the United States and ranked fifth in the world. Bradley has a career record of 31 wins, one loss, and no draws. Out of his 31 wins a total of 12 have come by knockout. Bradley has never suffered a knockout loss.
Bradley is coming off a unanimous decision loss in a 12 round bout that was for the WBO World Welterweight title. The bout took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 12, 2014. The loss was the third title defense bout for Bradley since winning the Welterweight title.
Bradley scored a split decision win over Juan Manuel Marquez on October 12, 2013 in a 12 round bout that took place on October 12, 2013 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. The bout was for the WBO World Welterweight title.
Diego “LaJoya” Gabriel Chaves
The 28 year old Diego Gabriel Chaves stands at five feet seven and one half inches tall with a reach of 66.5 inches and fights from an orthodox stance. Chaves is a native of Argentina where he still resides. Chaves is ranked second in Argentina and 28th in the world. Chaves has a career record of 23 wins, two losses and no draws. Out of his 23 career wins a total of 19 have come by knockout. Chaves has suffered one knockout loss for his career.
Chaves is coming off a DQ loss to Brandon Rios in the ninth round of a ten round bout that took place at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on August 2, 2014.
We really like Bradley in this one to roar back to contention with a big win!