The rematch between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Brian Vera held a press conference in San Antonio Texas. Chavez won a controversial ten rounds unanimous decision on Sept. 2013. The rematch will let both fighters to prove once and for all who really won that night.
Although boxing fans went to the social media expressing their opinion that Vera had done enough to win the fight. But in the eyes of three boxing judges at ringside, it was Chavez who won.
Not only that, Chavez also have weight issues.
Vera was emphasizing about staying in shape in between fights.
“I don’t want to talk too much about what happened before. I just know that I’m preparing, getting ready. I stayed in shape even between fights. My girlfriend is a professional runner, so I really don’t have a choice but to stay in shape. But I’m ready, I’m prepared, I stayed ready. I’ve changed my life the last couple of years and it’s starting to show in the fights. So come March 1 its going to be a great fight and expect to see my hand get raised.”
On the other end, Chavez was thankful with the rematch made possible by the people who handled the promotion. And talked about erasing doubts of his performance during the first fight.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr:
“I’m very happy that we’re going to have a rematch. There was a lot of controversy after the first fight. A lot of people thought Vera won and that’s why we’re doing the rematch to get any doubts out of the way…I think March 1 you’re going to see a lot of doubts erased about my performance. And thank you Texas because it’s my home too!”