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Exec: Chavez tested positive for diuretic

Updated: December 5, 2009, 11:46 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Middleweight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., the son of the former three-division champion and Mexican icon, tested positive for a banned substance in conjunction with his Nov. 14 fight against Troy Rowland, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Executive director Keith Kizer said Saturday that Chavez, who tested positive for Furosemide, a diuretic, faces a fine and suspension.

Chavez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) won a 10-round decision against Rowland in the co-featured bout ...

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