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2014 Boxing Round Of The Year: Francisco Vargas – Juan Manuel Lopez, Round 3

It comes as no great surprise that boxing’s most compelling fixture – another episode in the ongoing saga between Puerto Rican and Mexican prize fighters – produced 2014’s Round of the Year (as was the case in 2012). Equally unsurprising, perhaps, was Juan Manuel Lopez’s inclusion on the Puerto Rican side of the tie. “JuanMa,” as Lopez is known, had been saddled with...
Via Bloguin Best
December 28, 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 --...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo vs. Lara Puerto Rico press tour photos & quotes, JuanMa Lopez to face Francisco Vargas

The Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara press tour continued in Puerto Rico, making the 4th and final stop of the whirlwind tour. Also announced is that Juan Manuel Lopez will fight on the card, taking on highly touted prospect Francisco Vargas. Check out all the quotes and photos here. CANELO ALVAREZ "Thank you all. Yesterday we arrived and the reception we got showed the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 10, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia vs. Herrera Weigh-In 10AM PT

SAN JUAN, PR - Live from Puerto Rico, SHO Sports Press Pass Live presents the official weigh-in of Garcia vs. Herrera. Check out headliners Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera has they hit the scales, plus Deontay Wilder, Malik Scott, Juan Manuel Lopez, and Daniel Ponce de Leon.
Via BadCulture
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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