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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, then forced referee Laurence Cole to step in during the 7th when he had Lee hurt along the ropes.This being a Chavez fight, it can't go untarnished by some controversy. Some, including myself, thought the stoppage a tiny bit early, although Lee was undoubtedly in trouble. And at one point, HBO's Larry Merchant said Chavez wasn't able to produce a urine specimen before the fight for drug testing purposes, and with Chavez having once tested positive for a banned substance and with various jurisdictions failing to test him in Texas in his last fight, Saturday's lack of Texas drug testing twice ...
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