Photos & quotes: Heated Wilfredo Vazquez Jr-Juan Manuel Lopez presser

A near brawl broke out today between former world champions Wilfredo “Papito” Vázquez, Jr. (24-6-1, 19 KOs) and Juan Manuel “JuanMa” López (34-5, 31 KOs) at today’s press conference, during the traditional face-off picture, in advance of this Saturday night’s grudge showdown, airing live on pay per view from Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...
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Juan Manuel Lopez Champion Belts For Sale

You can own a piece of boxing history…if you have upwards of $11,000 or best offer. It’s never a good day when a professional athlete has to resort to selling their career achievement memorabilia in order to make ends meet but when creditors knock and life comes at you fast, you do what you have to do to survive. It appears that’s happened to former WBO featherweight champion...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

KO Of The Year Candidate: Cuellar Crushes JuanMa

LAS VEGAS, NV – In boxing, the ultimate finish for a fighter is the knockout. While observers can appreciate the artistry and skill of a expertly delivered power blow, some are just painful to watch. Especially when they happen to a past prime fighter. Such is the case with Jesus Cuellar’s knockout over Puerto Rico’s Juan Manuel Lopez. While Cuellar’s star is rising, JuanMa’s...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Manuel Lopez looking to cement legacy in showdown with Jesus Cuellar

When it comes to legacy, Juan Manuel Lopez is slightly uncomfortable with where he stands. Lopez was a decorated amateur boxer, who went to the 2004 Summer Olympics for Puerto Rico. He's a former two-division champion as a professional. But all anyone wants to talk about with "JuanMa" is how entertaining he is in the ring. One of his bouts hasn't gone to a decision since 2009 --...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-fight quotes: Luis Ortiz vs. Lateef Kayode, Jesus Cuellar vs. Juan Manuel Lopez

With a stacked card coming to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino this Thursday, Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz, Lateef "Power" Kayode, Jesus "El Jinete" Cuellar and Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez sat down with the media in Las Vegas to discuss their respective bouts. LUIS ORTIZ "I have worked very hard for this fight and it's a great opportunity and I'm not going to waste it...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

JuanMa Lopez vs. Jesus Cuellar, Jermall Charlo, Julian Williams, Josesito Lopez all added to Ortiz-Kayode card

During fight week on Thursday, September 11, just two days before "MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2," Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1will present an unprecedented lineup of six televised fights, including two title bouts. In the previously announced main event at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, unbeaten heavyweights Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz and Lateef...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Watch Deontay Wilder KO Malik Scott & Juan Manuel Lopez KO Daniel Ponce de Leon

Deontay Wilder and Juan Manuel Lopez each scored big knockout wins on Showtime from Puerto Rico on Saturday night, and right here, you can watch the videos of both of their concussive finishes. Deontay Wilder continued his insane knockout streak, blasting out friend Malik Scott in the first round of their heavyweight bout. All it took was one big right hand, and that was it for Scott...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

History Repeats Itself For Juan Manuel Lopez Vs. Daniel Ponce De Leon (But With Some Help)

"He's just got your number." We hear that phrase when one opponent dominates another and there is no good explanation for it. Juan Manuel Lopez (34-3, 31 KOs) seems to have Daniel Ponce De Leon's number, even if he got a bit of help Saturday evening on Showtime Extreme in a junior lightweight rematch. In my preview, I saw this as a fight that I didn't want to see. The 1st round...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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