Chance finally gets up. And the opponent does, in fact, have no defense anymore. Kick! Kick! Wham! Kick to the face, and Emil goes down.
Back at the suite, Chance tells Winston that he forgot how to fight for a second. Over the laptop videoconference, Eddie says Chance has the yips. He's in his head or something. Eddie tried a lot of things to cure it, but nothing worked. The point is that if he goes back in the ring, he'll be killed. Chance wants everyone to relax. He goes to talk to Eva, everyone's going to come up with a plan, and Guerrero is still waiting on a call back from Frank. After Chance leaves, Winston asks if Chance has ever shown nerves about anything. Guerrero offers up Final Jeopardy questions and volcanoes. Winston plans to fix the next fight. You know, just in case. Guerrero is disappointed that a fake Life Coach would stoop so low.
Chance stops by the pool. Eva is swimming. She gets out and tells him he shouldn't be there. We learn that Hugh adopted Eva after her father died when she was nine years old. Her father died of being sick, and she would do anything for Prentiss. Chance asks her to help convince Prentiss to cut Eddie loose. Chance proposes a wager. "I win this tournament, Prentiss lets Eddie go. I lose, he gets all his money back. Tonight." Eva doesn't bite. Then she punches Chance in the stomach and says that she can tell Chance isn't ready to fight. He's afraid. "And until you find out of what or who, your problem's not going away." Thus Chance's internal struggle mirrors his external situation. Awesome!
Eva finds Hugh playing blackjack and reports that Chance is working with Eddie Dunn and has the money to repay the debt. But Hugh needs to make an example of Eddie. In the course of the discussion, Hugh splits his hand twice and wins all three hands. I don't think that's important, but it was an enjoyable bit of background business. Prentiss tells Eva they should find out who came up with the money that Chance said he had.
Winston finds Foster Larouche (Chance's next opponent) and starts rambling about how Foster had his title stripped from him on trumped-up gambling charges. Foster cuts to the chase: $25 million. No negotiation. Winston thinks it's too high. If he had $25 million dollars, he wouldn't need to screw around bribing fighters! Foster is willing to settle for world peace, a time machine, and to go down in history as the greatest boxer who ever lived. Guerrero (on the magic earpiece) recommends that Winston agree. He does. Foster takes it.