Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fails drug test

Updated: September 20, 2012, 10:44 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Former middleweight titlist Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., who lost a lopsided decision to lineal champion Sergio Martinez despite a dramatic 12th-round comeback on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, has tested positive for marijuana.

Chavez's post-fight urine sample came back positive, Top Rank's Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

"The commission let (Top Rank's Carl) Moretti know (Tuesday) night that he tested positive," Arum said. "I can't really get excited about ...

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