Chavez Jr. overpowers Rubio for win

Updated: February 5, 2012, 3:30 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., his life filled with drama, found time for some drama inside the ring, too, where he outslugged Marco Antonio Rubio to retain his middleweight title by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Alamodome.

At 25, Chavez is youthful enough that he was able to overcome the issues he has had with cutting weight and drinking, as he showed good stamina to outlast Rubio in a tough, physical fight before a rowdy crowd of 14,120, most of whom were rooting for ...

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