Photos: Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves battle to a split-draw in Las Vegas

Tim Bradley and Diego Chaves scrapping in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, from The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, former two-division world titlist Tim Bradley  (31-1-1, 12 KO’s) and Argentina’s Diego Chaves (23-2-1, 19 KO’s) battled to a split-draw verdict after 12 rounds of spirited action.

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While not the biggest of punchers, Bradley still took the fight to his younger foe in the trenches in an action-packed melee.

Despite Bradley appearing to do enough to capture the win, the judges’ actually turned up a split-draw verdict. Julie Lederman had Chaves winning 116-112, while  Burt A. Clements favored Bradley 115-113, with Craig Metcalfe having the match even 114-114.

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Stay tuned for more post-fight coverage from The Cosmopolitan.

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