Found June 17, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Chavez Jr vs. Lee Results from El Paso In front of an enthusiastic crowd in El Paso, Texas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. scored the biggest win of his career by breaking down and stopping Andy Lee in the 7th round of their middleweight title fight. Chavez Jr. was simply too big, too strong and too determined, and Lee couldn't hold up to it. The official time of the victory was 2:21 of the 7th round. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Lee came out of the gates looking strong, and sound. The well trained and highly skilled southpaw began popping off his jab, and was easily outworking Chavez Jr., who has been getting a reputation as a slow starter. This continued for the first two rounds, before Chavez Jr. basically decided to turn on his A-game. At this point, he picked up his own work rate, and began throwing hefty shots to the body, and following those up with harder shots to the head. Lee was able to take them, but more and more, he began to fight Chavez's fight, allowing himself...

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...

Emanuel Steward concerned about Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. drug test

Andy Lee, Irish Kronk middleweight fighter, put on a brave performance in his WBC world title challenge against champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas. To his credit, Lee went to the champion’s backyard with 20,000 Mexican cheering for Chavez Jr. at the Sun Bowl Stadium a long way from Limerick, Ireland. He prepared meticulously...

More on Chavez Jr vs. Lee results: Post-fight thoughts & fight pictures

While not setting off an earthquake in the boxing world, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.'s TKO victory over Ireland's Andy Lee last night certainly caused a noticeable tremor. In the best win of his career, Chavez systematically broke down and crushed a highly regarded prospect. Lee proved courageous and went out on his feet, but make no mistake: the Irishman got beat. A lot...

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...

Middleweight division rankings update following Chavez Jr.’s big win over Andy Lee

This past weekend, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. scored the biggest win of his still young career, toppling challenger Andy Lee with a 7th round TKO victory. With that win, Chavez Jr. cements his status as one of the best middleweights in the world, and it means it's time for an update of our middleweight division rankings. In addition to the top 10 at middleweight, we've also...

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...

After pummeling Andy Lee, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. is ready to get trashed by Sergio Martinez

WBC middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. successfully defended his belt with an impressive seventh round TKO over Ireland’s top contender Andy Lee last night at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. The prizefight was briefly cancelled on April … Continue reading →

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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