By Osman Rodriguez
WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32KOs) may have pulled a rabbit out of his hat without even knowing it. On Saturday night at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, he stopped Andy Lee (28-2, 20KOs) in the seventh round.
It was later revealed that Lee, at the time of the stoppage, was leading on all three of the official scorecards. All three judges, Jesse Reyes, John Keane and Rey Danseco - had Lee winning 58-56 - four rounds in favor of Lee - before Chavez got a TKO win in the seventh. Lee started
Lee started strong with a very good jab and big combinations, but Chavez's size and power was taking over the fight as the action went along and eventually the Mexican champion broke him down and finished him off.