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Arnaoutis Faces Lopez This Friday on Fox Sports 1

by on Dec.11, 2013, under Boxing News

Mike Arnaoutis

Mike Arnaoutis

 

 

NEW YORK, Dec 11, 2013 –  Battle tested veterans “Mighty” Mike Arnaoutis, 24-9-2 (11 KO’s), Astoria, NY and Josesito Lopez, 30-6 (18 KO’s), Riverside, CA, lock horns this Friday at The Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, CA, in a 10 round Welterweight showdown.

The fight will be shown on the Fox 1 Sports Network and airs at 10pm EST.

Both fighters are coming off losses and understand that this is truly a crossroads fight. In his last fight on July 20th, Arnaoutis pushed highly touted undefeated prospect Chris Algieri to the limit losing a very hard fought 10 round bout. (continue reading…)

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Josesito Lopez Faces Mike Arnaoutis Dec. 13th

by on Nov.20, 2013, under Boxing News

Francisco Vargas vs. Rugged Texan Jerry Belmontes in Co-Main to be televised on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California

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Photo courtesy of www.josesitolopez.com

Photo courtesy of www.josesitolopez.com

INDIO, CA, November 20, 2013 — The Golden Boy Live! series on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes has consistently delivered top-notch matchups since its launch in August and it will wrap 2013 up with a bang on Friday, Dec. 13 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The special edition features the return of welterweight world title contender Josesito “Riverside Rocky” Lopez against “Mighty” Mike Arnaoutis, and in the co-feature bout, the NABF/WBO Intercontinental Super Featherweight Title will be on the line between Mexico’s unbeaten Francisco Vargas and Texas’ tough Jerry Belmontes.

“It’s great to be back in the ring, especially in front of my Southern California fans,” said Lopez. Arnaoutis is a tough guy and I know he’s going to give me a fight, but that’s what I’m looking forward to.” (continue reading…)

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Marcos Maidana-Josesito Lopez Thriller Exceeds All Expectations in Instant Classic and Fight of the Year Candidate Before Record Sell-Out Crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA

by on Jun.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

In Equally Scintillating Slugfest, Erislandy Lara Stops Alfredo Angulo In 10th Round and Undefeated Jermell Charlo Outpoints Demetrius Hopkins in Co-Features; Catch Must-See Replay Tuesday, June 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

CARSON, CA, June 9, 2013 — In a Fight of The Year candidate Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, 31 KO’s), of Margarita, Argentina, capped a spectacular night of fights with a sixth-round technical knockout win over “The Riverside Rocky” Josesito Lopez (30-6, 18 KO’s) of Riverside, Calif., before a loud and raucous record sell-out crowd of 8,629 at the Home Depot Center Saturday in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event live on SHOWTIME®.

In a tremendous all-action slugfest in the semi-main that preceded Maidana-Lopez, Cuban Erislandy Lara (18-1-2, 12 KO’s) of Houston, Texas, overcame two knockdowns to capture the vacant WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Championship with an exciting 10th-round technical knockout of Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KO’s) of Los Angeles. In the opening bout of the telecast, undefeated Jermell Charlo (21-0, 10 KO’s), of Houston, registered a close, unanimous 12-round decision win over Demetrius Hopkins (33-3-1, 13 KO’s) of Philadelphia, Pa. The tactical match was scored 115-13 on all three judges’ scorecards. (continue reading…)

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“Knockout Kings” Reign Supreme on Celebrated Mexican Independence Day Holiday Weekend in Unparalled Quadruple-Header

by on Jul.12, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unforgettable Night of Boxing to Be Headlined by Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez Facing Breakout Star Josesito Lopez for the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship on September 15 at MGM Grand Live on SHOWTIME®; WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez to Take on Former World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 11, 2012 — Mexican Independence Day weekend will come alive in one-of-a-kind fashion on Saturday, September 15 when “Knockout Kings” featuring undefeated Mexican sensation Canelo Alvarez taking on boxing’s breakout star and upset-minded Josesito Lopez for Canelo’s World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Welterweight World Championship, takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME. Fans can expect fireworks all night long with the unparalleled quadruple-header, which also features WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez defending his title against former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon.

“Knockout Kings,” a tremendous evening of pure Mexican power and pride, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. The quadruple-header will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be televised live on SHOWTIME. Additional co-featured fights will be announced soon. (continue reading…)

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Victor Ortiz, Josesito Lopez, Humberto Soto and Lucas Matthysse Are Confident and Ready to Go: Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Jun.22, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

‘Ortiz vs. Lopez’ This Saturday, June 23 From STAPLES Center In Los Angeles At 9 p.m. ET/PT (Delayed on the West Coast), Live on SHOWTIME®

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 21, 2012 — The final press conference for one of the most oft-discussed fight cards of the year – “Ortiz vs. Lopez” taking place this Saturday, June 23 and televised live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from STAPLES Center – took place Thursday before boxing media and fans, who turned out for the free-to-the-public event.

With much at stake, popular former World Champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s), of Ventura, Calif., will take on former NABF Champion Josesito Lopez (29-4, 17 KO’s), of Riverside, Calif., for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Championship in Saturday’s 12-round main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. (continue reading…)

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