Found June 15, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. will defend his belt against Ireland’s top contender Andy Lee on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. The prizefight was briefly cancelled on April 26 after Chávez, Jr.’s girlfriend, … Continue reading →

Chavez Jr. stops Lee in 7th round

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. recovered from a slow start he blamed on leg cramps and stopped Andy Lee at 2:21 of the seventh round Saturday night to retain the WBC middleweight title. A right uppercut by Chavez snapped Lee's head upwards and sideways and Chavez connected on a barrage of punches before referee Laurence Cole intervened and waved an end to the fight. ''I began...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr-Andy Lee weigh-in results, photos

On Saturday night in El Paso, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will meet Andy Lee in a battle of two of the best middleweights in the world. The Chavez Jr. vs. Lee fight will be televised live on HBO. This afternoon, the fighters stepped on the scales for the official pre-fight weigh-ins, and right here, you can find the Chavez Jr. vs. Lee weigh-in results. Take a look. You'll...

Chavez-Lee prepared for middleweight title fight

The promoters of Saturday night's middleweight title fight between WBC champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Andy Lee are certain that any controversy surrounding the venue in El Paso, Texas, has been resolved. They're also hopeful no more trouble arises if the fight goes to the judges. The bout between Mexico's favorite son and Ireland's top contender...

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., A Man's Man, Stops Andy Lee

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. isn't just popular with Mexicans because Mexicans loved his dad -- he fights in as macho a style as you can, and Mexicans love macho. All of that machismo was Hemingwaying up the joint Saturday night on HBO, when Chavez, in all his massive middleweight slendor, let Andy Lee's usually powerful punches bounce off him as harmlessly as ping pong balls...

Despite threats, El Paso residents attend match

A logo inside the ring at the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee boxing match declared El Paso ''America's safest city.'' Yet the Sun Bowl was teeming with law enforcement officers Saturday, there to provide beefed-up security, including bag checks and pat-downs at the entrance. Helicopters circled the venue on the University of Texas at El Paso campus. El Paso...

DiBella counting on fairness from Texas commission for Chavez-Lee

Lou Dibella Calls for Fairness in Texas On Saturday, June 16, DiBella Entertainment-promoted middleweight contender "Irish" Andy Lee (28-1, 20 KOs) will challenge Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1-1NC, 31 KOs), for the WBC middleweight championship, at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. At today's final press conference, promoter Lou DiBella expressed supreme confidence...

Chavez ready for bout with Lee

WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. discusses his preparation for Saturday night's fight with Andy Lee on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Q: How does it feel to be back in Texas? What can you say about the fans here? Juilo Cesar Chavez Jr.: I am very happy to return to Texas and especially to El Paso. The people have always supported...

Chavez aims to prove himself vs. Lee

Saturday night, from El Paso, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1, 31 KOs) looks to strengthen his claim on the title of best middleweight not named Sergio Martinez. Chavez faces Andy Lee (28-1, 20 KOs), who is on a 13-fight winning streak that includes avenging his lone loss as a pro (a knockout defeat to Brian Vera in 2008). The knock on Chavez has always been that he is more...

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Pops His Tough-Opposition-Cherry Against Andy Lee Saturday Night

On Saturday night in El Paso, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr will defend his trinket against once-beaten Andy Lee from Ireland. How he will face Lee after already going through the murderer’s row of Marco Antonio Rubio, Peter Manfredo Jr, Sebastian Zbik, and Billy Lyell is anyone’s guess. I actually like this fight.  This will be our first time seeing [...]

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. biggest fight of career against the Irishman Andy Lee

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. Chavez (45-0-1, 31 KOs) will be taking a big step forward when he defends his WBC middleweight champion belt this Saturday at the Sunbowl in El Paso, Texas. He is taking on the much taller Andy Lee (28-1, 20 KOs), the Irishman from Limerick, Ireland. Chavez is trained by the recently inducted Hall of Famer, Freddie Roach and reports are that they have had...

Big Time: Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. Vs. Andy Lee Preview And Prediction

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., who fights on HBO Saturday against Andy Lee, is an oversized figure in boxing, and that's not exclusively a pun about the giant middleweight's battle with the scales. It's about him being among the handful of the most popular boxers in North America; it's about that big name, the one his father gave him, and the big expectations that accompany...

After Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. batters Andy Lee, will he be ready for Sergio Martinez?

WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. will defend his belt against Ireland’s top contender Andy Lee later this evening at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. The prizefight was briefly cancelled on April 26 after Chávez, Jr.’s girlfriend, … Continue reading →

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Andy Lee weigh in/live results

Full weights from El Paso, Texas Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (159) vs. Andy Lee (159.25) Daniel Attah (135.5) vs. Miguel Angel Vazquez (137.75) Roberto Marroquin (124) vs. Artuto Santiago (122.5) Alex Salcedo (145) vs. James Harrison (147.75) Arthur Trevino (132) vs. Casey Ramos (131.25)
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