Tag: Juan Manuel Lopez
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…)
LAS VEGAS NEVADA, November 6, 2010 – Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez, Caguas, Puerto Rico stops Rafael Marquez, Mexico City,Mexico in the eighth round to remain undefeated and retain his WBO Featherweight title Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
Photos by Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, November 4, 2010 – Undefeated WBO Featherweight champion Juan Manuel “Juanma” Lopez (ctr),Caguas, Puerto Rico gets a surprise visit from former world champions Felix Trinidad(R) and Wifredo Gomez (L) Thursday night as he prepares for his upcoming world featherweight title fight against two-division world champion Rafael Marquez, Mexico City, Mexico. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with PR Best Boxing, Zanfer Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and SHOWTIME, Lopez vs Marquez will take place Saturday, November 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be televised live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing. — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010