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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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 hours ago  |  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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Garcia drops Lopez in 4th round

Mikey Garcia stopped Juan Manuel Lopez in the fourth round Saturday night, leaving the WBO featherweight title vacant after Garcia failed to make weight. Garcia (32-0) weighed in at 128 pounds Friday, two over the featherweight limit. Lopez weighed in at 125 1/2. Lopez (33-3) would have regained the title with a win. Garcia put Lopez on the ground with a strong left-handed blow...
Via Fox Sports
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Garcia impressive in AAC main event

DALLAS -- Some might have thought Mikey Garcia didn't have much to fight for in Saturday night's main event with Juan Manuel Lopez. But that didn't stop the unbeaten Oxnard, California native from sending Lopez packing in short order before a live television audience on HBO. Garcia (32-0, 27 KOs) was forced to vacate the WBO Featherweight Title at Friday's weigh...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikey Garcia Stops A Shadow Of Juan Manuel Lopez, Terence Crawford Shows He's The Real Deal

Any hopes that Juan Manuel Lopez would have half a chance Saturday night on HBO because Mikey Garcia struggled and failed to make the featherweight limit got cut down to zero after the very 1st round, the only competitive round of the fight. Garcia ended up stopping Garcia in the 4th round of a one-sided contest that was sad in that young-eating-the-old way. MIKEY GARCIA-JUAN...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikey Garcia vs. Juan Manuel Lopez weigh-in results & photos

Garcia vs. JuanMa Weigh-ins: Featherweights Mikey Garcia and Juan Manuel Lopez clash on Saturday night, in what should be an exciting match between two hard-hitting, talented fighters. The weigh-ins for the Garcia vs. JuanMa clash were held this afternoon, and right here, you'll find the complete weigh-in results with the official fighter weights and analysis as we get ready...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Damian Frias looking to upset Mikael Zewski on Garcia-Lopez undercard

Cuban-born welterweight Damian "Devo" Frias (19-7-1, 10 KOs) will be back in his customary role as a potential spoiler Saturday night in Dallas as he takes on undefeated welterweight prospect Mikael Zewski (19-0, 15 KOs) in an eight-round bout at American Airlines Center. Zewski-Frias is on the Mikey Garcia-Juan Manuel Lopez undercard. Frias already has one major upset...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Garcia to face Lopez for WBO title in Dallas

Mikey Garcia will put his minor WBO featherweight title on the line against Juan Manuel Lopez on June 15 in Dallas. The bout at American Airlines Center will be the first for Garcia since taking the crown from Orlando Salido on a unanimous decision in New York in January. Garcia is 31-0 with 26 knockouts. Both of Lopez's professional losses have been to Salido in the past two...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Juan Manuel Lopez apologizes for ref comments

Former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez says he has no recollection of accusing a referee of betting following his second career loss to Mexican Orlando Salido. Lopez said at a news conference Tuesday that he did not know what he said or did following the March 10 fight until he saw a video of himself the following day. He said he was embarrassed and asked the people...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Puerto Rico officials suspend Lopez

Puerto Rico's Professional Boxing Commission has suspended former WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez as it investigates allegations he made against a referee who recently handed Lopez his second defeat. The commission released a statement Friday saying it will ask Lopez to explain why he should not be sanctioned for accusing referee Roberto Ramirez of betting on the...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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