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 to be...