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Andy Lee Was Ahead on All Cards at Time of Chavez TKO

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.

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Comment by MC Paul Barman on 06-17-2012

It would be funny in the post fight interview if Lee would have said something like: "You know, I'm really pissed off with how I performed. I need to something to build my confidence again... you hear that, Michael Walker?!…

Comment by MayMosPeaHop on 06-17-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12253024]WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-0-1, 32KOs) may have pulled a rabbit out of his hat without even knowning it. On Saturday night at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, he stopped Andy Lee (28-2, 20KOs) in the…

Comment by psilas on 06-17-2012

Chavez should NOT be taken seriously by any REAL boxing fan. 1- He was banned for 7 months for taking fucosamide (diuretic) used in weight loss and steroid dectection prevention. 2- Refused to take a urine test in his last…

Comment by waxfondler on 06-17-2012

andy started out good with his jab... but once he decided to trade with chavez, it was downhill from there.... it was VERY close when lee was BOXING him... but i cant believe judges had andy up before the TKO...

Comment by any craic lad? on 06-17-2012

[QUOTE=4Corners;12254063]I had it 3-3 going into the 7th round. You could ssee Julio was starting to take over though. Funny how all these people say "Lee is going to beat and expose Chavez, this is a tough fight", and now…

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