Tag: Juan Manuel Lopez
DALLAS, TX, June 15, 2013 — Mikey Garcia of Oxnard, California at right stops former two-time world champion Juan Manuel Lopez of Caguas, Puerto Rico in the 4th round ,Saturday, June 15 from the American Airlines Center in Dallas,Texas
FORT WORTH, TX, June 12, 2013 – Super Welterweight Vanes Martirosyan (32-0-1) of Glendale,Ca. greets undefeated WBO Featherweight Champion Mikey Garcia of Oxnard,Ca. after arriving in Dallas Wednesday night for his upcoming feature fight on the undercard of Garcia vs Lopez.
Garcia makes his first title defense against former two-time world champion Juan Manuel Lopez of Caguas, Puerto Rico , Saturday,June 15 from the American Airlines Center in Dallas,Texas. Garcia vs Lopez, televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark® will be promoted by Top Rank®, in association with PR Best Boxing, Foreman Boys Promotions and Tecate.
Lopez-Salido II will take place Saturday, March 10 and will be televised live from Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, P.R. on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing®, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.)
By Chip Mitchell
As early as 2008, a winner-takes-all showdown between undefeated featherweights Juan Manuel Lopez and Yuriorkis Gamboa seemed inevitable. It was a 50/50 fight if there ever was one, and Bob Arum proclaimed that it could be built to be the “biggest featherweight fight of all time”.
Top Rank Boxing began promoting cards that featured Lopez and Gamboa in co-feature fights. The effort was made to develop the proposed battle into mega-fight status. Hardcore boxing fans, as well as casual observers began to clamor for the fight to take place. Arum had other plans, however, and as subsequent fights and years went by, many wondered if the fight would occur. (continue reading…)
LOS ANGELES, November 12, 2010 — Golden Boy Promotions returned to the Rio Grande Valley with an explosive six-bout card at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas, which was televised live on TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate.” The event was presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Cavazos Boxing Promotions. If you missed the live action or televised broadcast, below is a summary of the results:
Omar Figueroa fights Arturo Quintero to a DRAW 8th round
Jermell Charlo defeats Luis Enrique Grajeda by Uanimous decision 8th round (continue reading…)